Whether you're a film fan wanting to hear from leading British talent, a young creator looking to play a part in the creative industries, or a filmmaker with a track record of independent productions, our Meet the Makers events are for you. Find out what goes on behind the screen and get to know the people who make the magic happen. Pick up some vital career advice from top organisations such as Screen Yorkshire and Creative Skillset, and meet inspiring like-minded professionals while trying out the latest film equipment from Provision. 

BAFTA Debuts Screening - Everyman, Fri 3 Nov, 20:30

Changing the Story: Activist Filmmaking Workshop - Citywide, Sun 12 Nov, All Day *Sold Out*

Film Hub North Young Audience's Day - Albert Room, Wed 1 Nov, 13:00

God's Own Country + Q&A with director Francis Lee - Everyman, Thu 2 Nov, 17:30

Lord & Lidl to Radiohead: In Conversation with Oscar Hudson - Headrow House, Sun 5 Nov, 14:00

Louis Le Prince Inaugural Lecture with John Smith - Leeds Art Gallery, Thu 2 Nov, 11:00

Provision: Lighting & Camera Workshop - Courtroom & Crypt, Fri 3 Nov, 11:00

Random Acts on Millennium Square - Millennium Square, 10 - 16 Dec, Daily Screenings

Screen Yorkshire & Creative Skillset Panel: Starting Out in the Film and TV Industry - Albert Room, Fri 3 Nov, 14:00

True North and Random Acts Panel: Thinking Outside the Box Office - Albert Room, Sat 4 Nov, 18:30

Virtual Reality Filmmaking Workshop with Rosie Summers - Sullivan Room, Sat 4 Nov, 10:30

Virtual Reality Masterclass with Catherine Allen - Sullivan Room, Sat 4 Nov, 15:30

Visegrad Animation Forum: New Talents Showcase - Albert Room, Mon 6 Nov, 17:00

Voicing Hidden Histories Conference: Participatory Arts and Activist Filmmaking - Various, Tue 14 & Wed 15 Nov

Worldbuilding in Yorkshire: In Conversation with Revolution's Charles Cecil - Everyman, Thu 2 Nov, 16:00

Yorkshire Noir: Red Riding 1974 + Q&A with Andrew Eaton & Toni Grisoni - Everyman, Fri 3 Nov, 17:15


The majority of the Meet the Makers events are free, however we advise you book a ticket to ensure you have a place.