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Young Selectors

GFF22 Young Selectors Programme

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Are you aged between 18-21?

Do you want to learn about film programming?

Would you enjoy running your own film screening event?

Maybe you could be one of our Young Selectors for Glasgow Film Festival 2022!


What is it?

Glasgow Film Theatre is looking for a group of young people to become young selectors for this year’s festival.

No experience of working with film is necessary. However, an interest in films is essential. In return for your commitment, you’ll receive full and free access to Glasgow Film Festival’s Industry programme, learn what goes on behind the scenes at Glasgow Film Festival and get to meet other like-minded people.

What will I gain?

The Young Selectors programme will cover 3 key elements during the festival:

  • Curation

    • Watch festival films before the general public

    • Select your favourites to champion, including recording film introductions and writing programme notes

    • Learn how festivals select films and how festival programming works from the Glasgow Film team

  • Careers

    • Get insights into the roles of the festival team and learn about careers in festivals, cinemas and filmmaking and distribution

    • Free Industry pass for GFF 2022

    • Bespoke careers session from the Glasgow Film team

    • Certificate and written reference upon completion of the programme (subject to attendance and commitment levels)

  • Content

    • Learn about review writing and creating content for social media

    • Create video and digital content

Who can apply?

To apply to join the programme you must:

  • To be part of the GFF Young Selectors, you need to be aged 18-21 and currently reside in Glasgow City.

  • Check that you are available on the list of programme dates (detailed in the application form)

  • Application deadline is 5pm Monday 29 November 2021

How to apply

To apply to be one of our Young Selectors, please download and complete the application form and our equal opportunities form, both of which can be found below.

Completed forms should be emailed to emma.mcdonald@glasgowfilm.org

We are strictly limited to ten people for this programme.

Applications close on Monday 29 November 2021, 5pm

All applicants will be contacted by email.

If you are successful you will be sent a consent form which will need to be completed and brought along to your induction before you can take part.

If you have any questions please email emma.mcdonald@glasgowfilm.org

All Monday to Friday shows before 5pm have capacity capped at 50% (unless otherwise stated). All other screenings have full unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated).

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