GoThinkBig and the BFI Film Academy have given three crews of 18-24 year olds the amazing opportunity to write, shoot and direct three short films based on the theme ‘The Time Is Now’, inspired by the rally-cry of new film Suffragette.

But before they get started, they’ve been enjoying masterclasses from our filmmaking experts. We’ve gathered up all the best snippets of advice just for you…

Keep an eye on our features page this week for more filmmaking tips.

Want to see our crew’s short films? we’re giving away tickets to our exclusive screening of Suffragette, where the short films will premiere… Aspiring director? Enter our competition to win £5000 worth of filmmaking equipment…