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Young Programmers 2021

Alessio De Martino

Alessio, 19, is a super fun and energetic film student, anime connoisseur and video game enthusiast who hopes to make the most of his time here at the GYFF.

Alex Stevenson

Alex, 17, is a GYFF Young Programmer. He has been going to GFT since he can remember and he sacrifices sleep for mediocre movies.

Amy Brown

Amy, 16, is currently still in secondary school and loves anything Wes Anderson.

Beth McFadden

Beth is 17 years old and is one of the youth programmers for GYFF this year. In September she is going to study English and Politics at the University of Glasgow. Her go-to films are anything from the 80’s or anything directed by Guy Ritchie.

Cameron Hamilton

Cameron, 16, is a GYFF young programmer. He is a secondary school student who loves movies a bit too much and can bore his friends to death with them.

Christopher Cummins

Christopher, 18, is a horror film fanatic and terrible at talking to new people, but happy to be involved!

Jamal Zoltán Paris

Jamal, 15, is an aspiring drummer and musician. They typically enjoy comedic-thrillers along with science fiction movies.

James Torrie

James, 17, young programmer at the GYFF. Watches too many movies and is obsessed with Roger Deakins' cinematography.

Jordan Dunne

Jordan, 17, is a student with an enthusiasm for film, going on to study film at college. He likes action movies and spends too much time playing video games.

Kiera Rarity

Kiera, 17, is an art student as well as an aspiring author and character designer. She hopes to one day create their own TV shows. She loves all genres but her favourite movies are Fear Street, The Hunger Games, with a love of Disney. They can usually be found reading Nina Varela or writing their own books.

Mia Steven

Mia, 17, is in her final year of secondary school and is hoping to go to university to study English. She has spent lockdown reading lots of books, watching as many movies as possible… and walking her dog!

Molly Wilson

GYFF Young Programmer Molly is 19 years old. She likes art and obviously film. Having just left school, she is not sure what she wants to do but she is excited to study Television Production next year and see what happens next.

Nikoletta Reiter

Niki, 16, loves frogs and crystals, and is interested in acting and script writing.

Leyla Kadir Hassan Garado

Leyla, 17, is a Youth Programmer for the GYFF and is originally from Norway. She loves foreign films and documentaries

Sinead Donnelly

Sinéad is 17-year-old student at Holyrood Secondary. Loves musicals and also loves to sing, dance and act. Aspires to be one of actresses we will see on the big screen.

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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