Apply to be a GYFF Programmer!

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Last year over 1,000 people attended a three-day festival at Glasgow Film Theatre across 17 workshops, special Q&A events and film screenings.

Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) is back for 2019 and we are looking for 15-19 year olds from Glasgow Schools or not currently employed to learn new skills, meet new friends and enjoying being part of one of Scotland’s largest youth film festivals.

No experience of working with film is necessary. However, an interest in films is essential. In return for your regular commitment, you’ll build up lots of different skills which will provide an excellent addition to your CV!

Important note: GFT Young Programmers do not make films.


  • To be part of the GFT Young Programmers, you need to be aged between 15-19 and currently attending a Glasgow City Council Secondary School OR unemployed.
  • Fill out an application form
  • Application deadline is 5pm Friday 12 April 2019
  • If you have further questions you can contact us at or attend our taster session on Monday 18 March, 5pm till 7pm

View the 2018 GYFF Brochure to get a taste of what might be in store:

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