Wave Makers talent day at No.6 Cinema

  • March 21, 2024 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No. 6 Cinema

    Boathouse 6 HM Naval Base
    Portsmouth, Aberdeenshire PO1 3LX
Ticket Price (GBP) Free Buy Tickets

Discover the next wave of South West Film Talent at The Wave Makers Talent Day! 

Dive into a day dedicated to the art of filmmaking and the pulse of new talent in the South West. Whether you're a student, professional, or simply a film enthusiast, this event is your gateway to the vibrant world of film and HETV production.


  • 15:30-17:30 Future BAFTA Winners Short Film Competition
  • 17:30-19:00 Wave Makers Get Networked
  • 19:00-21:00 BFI NETWORK & Film Academy Screening with Q&A

Future BAFTA Winners Short Film Competition from 3.30pm

Be part of an exclusive screening of six short films from the creative minds at Portsmouth, Winchester, and Solent Universities and vote for your favourite film, while our esteemed judges crown the best film.

Wave Makers Get Networked from 5:30pm 

Are you crewing up for a short film? This is the perfect opportunity to pitch your production!

Meet and engage with representatives from BFI NETWORK and BFI FILM ACADEMY, who will be on hand to share insights and answer questions about the film industry. Unwind and connect in the bar, enjoy our hospitality and mingle with up-and-coming talents.

BFI NETWORK & Film Academy showcase with Q&A 7-9pm 

Engage in a thought-provoking Q&A session hosted by BFI NETWORK Talent Coordinator Ella McDonald, featuring "Goodbye Python" director Frankie Fox.

Experience a showcase of exceptional, regionally funded films by BFI NETWORK South West & BFI Film Academy South West, including:

"Slow Burn" by Tommy Gillard (14 min)

"Goodbye Python" by Frankie Fox (5 min)

"Spines" by Joseph Inman (11 min)

Homegrown” by Corinne Walker (15 min)

Tickets: FREE (includes entry to all wave makers events) 

This event is sponsored by Millstream Productions and supported by BFI NETWORK and BFI Film Academy, University of Portsmouth, University of Winchester and Solent University.

Date & Time

Thu, Mar 21, 2024 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue Details

No. 6 Cinema

Boathouse 6 HM Naval Base
Portsmouth, Aberdeenshire PO1 3LX No. 6 Cinema
Kino Kult Cic

Making Waves Film Festival is Portsmouth’s annual film festival and short film competition.

Our mission is to become the south central’s premier film festival, to extend the cinema experience beyond the expected and to celebrate and develop innovative filmmaking to inspire audiences.

As Portsmouth’s annual film festival and short film competition we aim to: 

  • Celebrate innovative and bold filmmaking that inspires audiences. 
  • Connect with filmmakers across our region.
  • Develop emerging creative talent through our industry focused events.  
  • Extend and redefine the cinema experience beyond the expected. 
  • Leave no audience behind by making cinema relevant to diverse and marginalised communities.
  • Work in partnership with local and regional stakeholders to realise the festival’s ambition to be the south-central region’s premier film and cinema event.