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Shorts in Support from GSFF

Glasgow Short Film Festival invites you to enhance your programme by screening new Scottish and international shorts before your features this autumn and winter.

The supporting short film has been all but lost from film exhibition, yet Scotland has a wealth of emerging film talent that deserves to be seen on the big screen. For the second year running, Glasgow Short Film Festival’s Shorts In Support scheme revives this tradition by offering Scottish cinemas and film societies a catalogue of eight fantastic short films to screen before features. Participating venues will be able to introduce the work of upcoming Scottish filmmakers to a wider audience, broadening their programme and generating dialogue between short and feature.

The slate of eight films includes fiction, documentary and animation, with durations ranging from 2 to 11 minutes to allow for a range of programming contexts. Two of the films have been selected for the scheme by our friends at Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF). None of the films has BBFC certification, but recommended certificates are provided, e.g. N/C 15+.

View the list of films here, with screener links

How to get involved

Films are available to book now and screenings must take place between October 2018 and February 2019.

Programme notes for each short will be provided, giving audiences more detail on the film and filmmaker and links so they can explore their work further.

Standard fees

Theatrical Venues (DCP)

• One week-long run of one film title (with a minimum of seven screenings): £25.00

• A 4-month contract for unlimited screenings of any/all eight titles: £180.00

Community Cinemas/Film Societies (Digital file, DVD or Bluray)

• A 4-month contract for unlimited screenings of any/all eight titles: £25.00

We can be flexible and are happy to discuss different screening periods and structures to suit your organisation. All we ask is that you commit to a minimum number of screenings, sample survey your audience and provide the audience survey data and admissions figures to us.

Booking contact

For more information and to book please contact shorts@glasgowfilm.org.

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