Scottish Shorts 2015 Spotlight – 72 HOURS & CROWMAN

Over the next couple of weeks we will be putting a daily spotlight on two projects currently shortlisted for the Scottish Shorts 2015 programme.
14 short films and the teams behind them will be, in their own words, offering further information about their project and themselves.
Working alphabetically though the projects we start with 72 HOURS and CROWMAN.

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Scottish Shorts 2015 – 14 Projects Shortlisted

SFTN_TwitterSFTN is delighted to announce the shortlisted filmmaking teams selected to go into development for the New Talent Shorts programme.

We’re also launching our First Feature Development, Emerging Talent and Professional Development programmes with full guidelines and applications forms available.


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First Feature Development, Emerging Talent Shorts & Professional Development – Now Open

SFTN_TwitterSFTN is pleased to announce that full guidelines and application forms are now available for First Feature Development, Emerging Talent Shorts and Professional Development - Talent Programme Bursary awards.


Further information can be found on each individual page along with the downloadable forms and guidelines. As ever, we’d love to hear from you if you wish to discuss your project or for help to identify the best way we can support you. Please head to the Contact Us page to get in touch.


Scottish Shorts 2014 at LSFF

lsff-logo-circle-1All five films commissioned through the Scottish Shorts 2014 programme have been selected for the London Short Film Festival 2015 held in January.

On Saturday 10 January, Cara Connolly and Martin Clark’s EXCHANGE AND MART can be seen in Teenage Girls Go Crazy, Ainslie Henderson and Will Anderson’s MONKEY LOVE EXPERIMENTS will show as part of the Animation Selection and screening in the Femme Fantastiques collection is Rory Alexander Stewart’s WLYD.

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Scottish Producers Selected for Rotterdam Lab 2015

Print SFTN is pleased to announce the three emerging Scottish producers selected to participate in the producers’ lab at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) in January 2015.

Lindsay McGee, Rebecca Day and Sam Ferguson will take part in the five-day residential training programme. The IFFR producers’ lab is designed to give producers the opportunity to develop international market experience, advance projects and develop an international network through privileged access to CineMart participants (sales agents, producers, distributors, buyers and national fund representatives).

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Scottish Shorts 2015 Open for Applications

SFTN_Portrait_Tonal_Blk_BgBuilding on the success of Scottish Shorts 2014, SFTN is pleased to announce that we are open for applications to the 2015 Scottish Shorts programme.

Further details, full guidelines and the application form can be found on the New Talent Shorts page. If you would like any further information or wish to discuss your application, please get in touch via the Contact page. We look forward to hearing from you.



Awards Success for Scottish Shorts 2014 – UPDATE

More award news for Scottish Shorts 2014 – AS HE LAY FALLING has won the Directors Jury Award at the 16th International Short Film Festival ‘City of Soria’ in Spain. This unique award was voted for by the jury comprising of all directors in Soria’s Official Competition so a real honour. Congratulations to Ian Waugh.

Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson’s MONKEY LOVE EXPERIMENTS triumphed in the animation category at this year’s Scottish BAFTA Awards. A full list of winners can be found here.

Cara Connolly and Martin Clark’s EXCHANGE AND MART won the British Short Film Competition at this year’s Leeds International Film Festival.

Ian Waugh’s AS HE LAY FALLING received a Special Mention in the Golden Egg Award at this year’s Reykjavik International Film Festival.

SFTN Talent Development Executive appointed

The Centre of the Moving Image (CMI), DigiCult and Hopscotch Films have announced the appointment of Claudia Yusef as Talent Development Executive for the Scottish Film Talent Network (SFTN). Please follow this link for the full press release.