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Young Selectors

What is it?

Glasgow Film Festival's Young Selector's programme is an opportunity for young film fans to take a peak behind the scenes at GFF and learn about what it takes to put on one the UK's top film festivals. Participants will work with like-minded people to create content and organise events at the festival, as well as receiving exclusive access to GFF events.

Glasgow Film Festival will return from 2 - 13 March 2022

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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 2021
  • 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

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Who can apply?

To apply to join the programme you must:

  • Have a passion for films
  • Be aged between 18 and 21
  • Live in Glasgow (you must have a Glasgow postcode)
  • Be available for across a set of specified dates

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