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GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2020

Glasgow - United kingdom, Scotland

From March 18, 2020 to March 22, 2020


12 ROSE STREET
GLASGOW
G3 6RB
UK

0141 332 6535

submissions@glasgowshort.org

www.glasgowshort.org

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Six loosely thematic programmes of international work, comprising fiction, documentary, animation and experimental/artists’ moving image, compete for the Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film and the International Audience Award. The Bill Douglas Award is presented to the film that in the view of the jury best reflects the qualities found in the work of Scotland’s greatest filmmaker: honesty, formal innovation and the supremacy of image and sound in cinematic storytelling. The award carries a cash prize.


Opening submissions: June 4, 2019
Regular deadline: October 8, 2019 12 EUR
Final deadline: November 12, 2019 18 EUR
Notification of results: January 31, 2020


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 30 September 2018
2) Maximum duration: 50 minutes
3) Country of production: All except Scotland
4) Screening format: DCP or digital file
5) Accepted genres: All genres except music videos

Other criteria:
6) Subtitles: If the original language of any dialogue or text featured in the film is not English, the preview and screening copy must be subtitled in English, unless this is at variance with the filmmaker’s intention.





SCOTTISH COMPETITION

Three programmes of work produced by Scotland-based filmmakers compete for the Scottish Short Film Award and the Scottish Audience Award. The Scottish Short Film Award honours inspiration and innovation in new Scottish cinema, and carries a cash prize. The winner of the Scottish Audience Award will be commissioned to create the following year’s festival trailer.


Opening submissions: June 4, 2019
Regular deadline: October 8, 2019 12 EUR
Final deadline: November 12, 2019 18 EUR
Notification of results: January 31, 2020


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 30 September 2018
2) Maximum duration: 50 minutes
3) Country of production: Scotland, United Kingdom
4) Screening format: DCP or digital file
5) Accepted genres: All genres accepted

Other criteria:
6) Definition of a Scottish film: A film is considered eligible for the Scottish competition if at least two of the following key positions - director, writer, producer - are filled by people resident in Scotland. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Festival Director.
7) Subtitles: If the original language of any dialogue or text featured in the film is not English, the preview and screening copy must be subtitled in English, unless this is at variance with the filmmaker’s intention.