Edinburgh 4 - 6 June 2021

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GLOBAL SCOT AWARD £1000 - This is a special prize for the best international collaboration. Teams must include at least one person living in Scotland and one person born or living outside the UK. Want to meet global filmmakers? Join our Global Zoom Meetup, post to this facebook group, or tweet #GlobalScotFilm to start making connections.

Teams must include at least one person living in Scotland to be eligible for cash prizes.


18 or Under? Sign up for just £15! Just register your team in the normal way and type "Young Filmmaker" under "Uniqueness." Don't click through to PayPal - we will email you a separate PayPal invoice for £15.

Register for Free! Screen Scotland will cover your registration fee if you don't have the cash. Just register your team in the normal way and under "Uniqueness" please write "Bursary request" Don't click through to PayPal.

Teams must strictly follow all current government guidance.

We are planning 2 events this year: Edinburgh 4-6 June, and Glasgow in November (dates TBC). We are planning for both events to be fully online, but if live events become possible, we will consider adding a live aspect closer to the time (while keeping online events as well).

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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: £35 GBP/team ends Mon, 10 May
  • Regular: £45 GBP/team ends Fri, 4 Jun
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Global Zoom Meetup

Thu, 13 May 2021 @ 17:00

Join us on Thursday 13 May 5-6pm for a special international meetup of the top 48 hour filmmakers from Scotland - and around the world.

We will be screening 2 of the top films this year and will be joined live by the filmmakers:

  • LA ZONE by Flying Fish (Montpellier, France) BEST FILM INTERNATIONAL

This will be a very casual chance to talk about 48 hour filmmaking, ask questions, and meet filmmakers from around the world!

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 985 0710 7996

Passcode: 700297

Kickoff Event

Fri, 4 Jun 2021 @ 18:00 - 19:00

Dropoff Event

Sun, 6 Jun 2021
by 19:30 to be on-time

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film.

  • Beyond Studios Heather Bowry
  • Binc Kerry Cleland
  • Dancing Cat Euan Foulis
  • Jurassic Top hat Mark Spiden
  • Lynch lovers sandy jack
  • No Exit Khaled Spiewak
  • The Little Rascals David Graham

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