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Astoria



Written and directed by Paul Mason, former Economics Editor of Channel 4 News and BBC’s Newsnight, Astoria follows a Syrian refugee’s journey to the West. Once there, an encounter with the past in a Budapest hotel draws a parallel between Europe’s historical and current response to refugees.

The Roof



A brief comedy about a visit from a legendary theatre maker and his legion of fans.
A short film written by Nigel Williams and directed by Natalie Abrahami.

The Departure

The Departure is now live on the Guardian website. You can watch it here

Take a look behind the scenes at the making of The Departure, a film by Gillian Anderson, written by Andrew O’Hagan and directed by Gillian Anderson. 

MAYDAY



Bloomberg supports digital innovation at the Young Vic

Columbite Tantalite



Bloomberg supports digital innovation at the Young Vic

Connection


Bloomberg supports digital innovation at the Young Vic.

Bed Trick

 

Bloomberg supports digital innovation at the Young Vic.

Nora

YV Shorts

YV Shorts - short films inspired by Young Vic productions.

Astoria
The Roof
The Departure
MAYDAY

Columbite Tantalite
Connection
Life's a Pitch
Bed Trick
Nora

In the press

Go in depth with articles and interviews about our short films and the creatives behind them.

‘To deal with the refugee crisis Europe needs to confront the demons from its history’ – Paul Mason on Astoria, Vice News

'I was interested in the state she was in before she put on that armour and that facade and knocked on her sister’s door' - Gillian Anderson on The Departure, the guardian


'We decided to place another character amid adversity and see what happened to her' - Natalie Abrahami on MAYDAY, the guardian

'We manage to silence the horrors that implicate us' - Chiwetel Ejiofor on Columbite Tantalite, the guardian

'You have to capture what you want while the camera is on, because once you move on to the next scene, there's no way back' - Joe Hill-Gibbins on Bed Trick, the guardian