Jude Lister

Jude currently leads on the delivery of BFI NETWORK Wales talent initiatives, supporting new and emerging Welsh or Wales-based filmmakers through training events and funding for career progression, first feature development and short film production. Prior to joining Ffilm Cymru, she managed the running of Creative England’s iFeatures development lab for debut features in partnership with BFI & BBC Films, as well as shortFLIX, a pilot initiative producing a series of short films for broadcast on Sky Arts by diverse writer-directors aged 18-25. Jude previously worked for Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival and is still part of its pre-selection team. She has also managed international filmmaking workshops, screening programmes and short film competitions for NISI MASA – European Network of Young Cinema, as well as editing ‘zines covering film festivals all over the world.