Events

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 Q+A

Friday 23rd April, 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Interested in applying for Sharp Shorts? We’re giving potential applicants the opportunity to have their questions answered by the Short Circuit Talent Executives during a live Q+A session.

This is an opportunity find out everything you need to know about the scheme.

This event will be live captioned. Please register for a place here.

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 hello@shortcircuit.scot.

Register for your session below:

Short Circuit Film Club

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

April Short Circuit Film Club with interfilm Berlin

Beyond the Boundaries. This edition will take place between April 18th and 22nd, featuring five award-winning shorts from interfilm Berlin’s 2020 programme. This curated programme features a mix of drama and animation, and exemplify the wealth of filmmaking talent working in Germany right now.

  1. FLIESSENDE GRENZE / FLUID BORDER (1st Prize & Audience Award) Joana Vogdt // Germany / 2020 // 17:00 min // Live Action (Drama)
  2. IN DEN BINSEN / RUSHES (FBW Special Prize for the Promotion of Valuable Short Films) Clara von Arnim // Germany // 2019 // 06:00 min // Live Action (Drama/Comedy)
  3. WOCHENBETT / POSTPARTUM (Special Mention) Henriette Rietz // Germany // 2020 // 04:30 min // Animation (Comedy)
  4. PORTRAIT OF SUZANNE (2nd Prize) Izabela Plucińska // Germany, France, Poland // 2019 // 15:17 min; Animation (Drama)
  5. REVOLVO (Audience Award) Francy Fabritz // Germany // 2019 // 08:00 min; Live Action (Dark Comedy)

This month’s Film Club event will take place on Wednesday 21st April at 4pm where several of the filmmakers will be joining us to discuss their films, and network with other filmmakers working in Scotland. While the Film Club discussion will be centered on the German film programme, this event also offers all attendees a chance to network in a casual and safe digital setting. Please register for the event on Zoom.

Each month will feature a specially curated screening of short films on the Glasgow Film At Home Platform – local, national and international – chosen to inspire and connect our Scottish filmmaking community. Screenings will be accompanied by an event to give you a chance to meet other filmmakers, discuss the films, share advice and be inspired!

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