Glasgow Short Film Festival Online

short film fest aug 2020
17 August, 2020 at 19:00 – 23 August, 2020 at 22:00
Online event
#GSFF20online is a special online-only event.
See the full programme
The 12th GSFF should have taken place back in March – you can now catch a modified version online.

Passes are on sale now and priced on a sliding scale (£7 – £9 – £11 – £14). A pass gives you access to the full festival programme!

Competition Selections

The six programmes of the Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film and one of the strongest ever Scottish Short Film Competition lineups – will be under the spotlight for #GSFF20online. Each programme includes exclusive filmmaker interviews, bringing context to a cross-section of the most vibrant new cinema from Scotland and across the world.

The Online Festival

This will include a focus on Thai filmmaker Sorayos Prapapan, thematic programmes Black Spatial Imaginaries and Urban Palimpsests, the early shorts of Japanese auteur Nobuhiko Ôbayashi, and so much more.

The Programme

The programme will be supplemented with discussion events and a specially-curated opening programme showcasing the UK premiere of In the Company of Insects, a brand-new film by a favourite filmmaker, Duncan Cowles.

short waves festival

Collaboration will take place with Short Waves Festival in Poland on two industry panels and a spotlight on animator Tomasz Popakul, whose unique visions of alienation seem particularly well suited to our times.
This online edition provides the perfect opportunity for viewers unfamiliar with short film to get to grips with the format. The Skinny’s Best of the Decade programme is a great primer of contemporary Scottish filmmaking, while a selection of award-winning European Film Academy titles brings critically acclaimed titles from across Europe to UK audiences.

Comedy and horror programmes should satisfy your hunger for late-night thrills, and the ever-popular family animation programme will be accompanied by an exclusive online animation workshop by Kate Burton.

All programmes, including Q&As, are captioned for D/deaf and Hard of Hearing audiences.

Compass Gallery Glasgow – Anna Molin Exhibition
Marian Keyes – Edinburgh Book Festival Online

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