Talent Connect: Online 2020
Kick start your next film at our creative match-making event

Date: 28 Jul 2020
Time: 12:00
Location: Showroom Cinema
15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX
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Talent Connect is a creative match-making event that brings together a hand-picked group of the North's brightest filmmakers for an afternoon of meetings and collaboration-building. Our BFI NETWORK team are hosting the first online version of the event on Tuesday, 28 July and are looking for participants now.

Filmmakers from a range of disciplines are invited to apply for a place at Talent Connect. We want to hear from short film Writers and Animators with an idea that's ready to go, as well as Directors and Producers who want to take on a new script. Full details on how to apply are below.

Apply now

To apply for a place at Talent Connect, please email the below information (150 words max per answer) to our team using the subject line "Talent Connect."

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday, 30 June.


  • A brief bio and your location
  • A paragraph on what you are looking for in a collaborator or project
  • If you are applying with a project please attach a completed script or storyboard (maximum running time: 15 mins)

Applications are now closed.

We thank all filmmakers for their interest, however due to the expected number of applications, we will only be able to follow up with creatives selected to take part in the event.