We will be hosting events throughout the year to inspire, connect and inform filmmakers across Scotland. For now, these will be virtual, and open to all.

Sharp Shorts –
Drop-in Sessions

Looking to apply for Sharp Shorts but need some help with your application, or some clarification on the Application Guidelines?

Our Talent Executives will be available during weekly drop-in sessions on Zoom for the duration of the open call.

Drop-in Session Dates/Times:

  • Session 1: Friday 30th April – 10:00-12:00
  • Session 2: Friday 7th May – 10:00-12:00
  • Session 3: Friday 14th May – 10:00-12:00

Click here to join the sessions. Meeting ID: 859 2734 4839.

Sharp Shorts –
GatherTown Networking

Interested in applying for Sharp Shorts? We are holding three networking sessions to help build your teams.

Do you have a script but have no director attached? Are you a director looking for a producer to work with? Come along to our networking sessions to meet other filmmakers looking to submit to Sharp Shorts, and find that team member you’ve been looking for.

Networking Session Dates/Times:

  • Session 1: Thursday 29th April – 16:30-18:00
  • Session 2: Thursday 6th May – 16:30-18:00
  • Session 3: Thursday 13th May – 12:00-13:30

Full details can be found here. Please register below:

1-2-1 Surgery Slots with Short Circuit Talent Executives

One-on-one meetings with our Talent Executives Alice Whittemore and Mar Vila Barcelo are available on a bi-monthly basis. These are intended for new and emerging filmmakers who are seeking advice on their career journey and opportunities available to them. We are not able to offer feedback on applications or project pitches during these meetings.

Filmmakers who require access or communication support are welcome to get in touch with us at any time to request a meeting – please email

Register for your session below:

Short Circuit Film Club

Short Circuit Film Club is a monthly film event followed by a networking opportunity.

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