BFI Future Film Festival Returns to Southbank for Eighth Year

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The hugely popular BFI Future Film Festival, which offers 15-25 year olds interested in pursuing a career in the film and creative industries a unique opportunity to obtain access to members of the industry and attend a wealth of talks, master classes and networking events, returns to BFI Southbank for it’s 8th year from 20-22 February 2015


Shrimpton-Mania This Week as Unseen Photographs and New TV Drama of Model are Revealed

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Known as The Face of the 60s and The Symbol of Swinging London, Jean Shrimpton was one of the world’s first supermodels. A week before new television programme, We’ll Take Manhattan, which explores the love affair between the Sixties model and photographer, David Bailey, is launched, a number of unseen shots of the star have been released and put on sale capturing her doe-eyed pose.

‘The Boss’ releases Movie and previously unreleased material

Not only do we at Young Academic bring you all you need to know about academia, we know how much you guys love entertainment news too. So have a look at our preview of what is sure to a treat for any of you rock n roll fans out there…

Legendary rock-star Bruce Springsteen is to release a quite extraordinary box set this month, containing a range of material that has never before been seen or heard.

Invention of Lying

Ricky Gervais, known ‘comedian’ and now amateur film-maker brings us the latest of his work in the controversial form of ‘The Invention of Lying.’ The film revolves around the concept of a truth-based world, where almost everything is the same, but people have to speak their mind and never tell a lie. That is until one day, one man, Mark Bellison (Ricky Gervais – Ghost Town, The Office, For Your Consideration) discovers he’s unlocked the capacity to lie, enabling him to shape the seemingly innocent world around him.