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New Wave Jury

This opportunity helpes those aged 18-25 to

develop their interest in film criticism.

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Meet the class of 2023

New Wave Journal 2023

Read this year's New Wave Jury reviews from

Cornwall Film Festival 2023


Our programme talks from industry professionals provide insight and help you develop your skills.

Hannah Strong,  Digital Editor of Little White Lies magazine, an independent illustrated film magazine based in London. She has written for publications including Vulture, Gawker, GQ and The Guardian, and her first book, a monograph on Sofia Coppola, was released in May 2022 by Abrams New York.



Dates for your diary


24/9/2023 - Closing Date for Submissions

28/9/2023 - Selection

1/10/2023 - Confirmation Emails Sent Out

9/10/2023 - Confirmation from Candidates

20/10/2023 .Announce New Wave Juries Online

 Workshop session Dates

: 27/10/2023 - 10/11/2023 (4 sessions)

Screening Date: 15/11/2023

2022 New Wave Jury Alumni

 Lydia, Francisco, Jake, Eliza, Libby, Evie, Finn, Campbell, Andrew, and Andres.

With Amanda White, and guest speakers Hannah Strong (Digital Editor at Little White Lies), Mark Cosgrove (British film programmer working at Watershed), and the Bulgarian filmmakers duo Mina and Vesela.


The New Wave Jury Winner was Murder Tongue by Ali Sohail Jaura and the New Wave Jury Runner-Up was Burros by Jefferson Stein. 

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