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Submissions

The GSFF programme is comprised primarily of submitted films. Our programming team eagerly trawls through 1,700+ submissions each year to showcase the most exciting work from around the world. 

The call for submissions for the 2019 edition is now open. 

Regular deadline: Tuesday 9 October €12 or US$14

Late deadline: Tuesday 13 November €18 or US$21

Please submit via one of our submission partners at the links below.

Awards

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film
International Audience Award

SCOTTISH COMPETITION
Scottish Short Film Award
Scottish Audience Award

Eligibility

GSFF welcomes all forms and genres - our competition programmes combine fiction, documentary, animation and experimental/artists’ moving image.

GSFF accepts works up to 50 minutes in length.

GSFF accepts works completed after 30 September 2017.

GSFF has no premiere status rule, and accepts works that are available online.

A film is considered eligible for the Scottish competition if at least two of the following key positions - director, writer, producer - are filled by people resident in Scotland.

Non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

We will not consider films that have been previously submitted to GSFF and declined.

For more information, please read GSFF’s full Rules & Regulations and our FAQs. If you have unanswered queries you can contact shorts@glasgowfilm.org, but please check these pages first!

When you're ready to submit, select one of our submission partners below:


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Glasgow Short Film Festival is a BAFTA-qualifying event. All British films screened at GSFF automatically become eligible for BAFTA Short Film or Short Animation Award consideration, as long as they meet other eligibility criteria.


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