Who are we?

Glasgow Short Film Festival became a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) in August 2019, charity number SC049556. It is currently run by a board of seven trustees, a non-voting company secretary, two permanent staff (one of whom is also a trustee) and a seasonal team of short contract staff and freelancers.


Matt Lloyd | Festival Director and Trustee

Matt has worked in film exhibition in Scotland for over two decades. He was short film programmer of Edinburgh International Film Festival from 2004 to 2008. His critical history of EIFF, How the Movie Brats Took Over Edinburgh, was published by St Andrews Film Studies in 2011. He has been involved in programming or producing several Scottish film festivals including two high profile Highland events with Mark Cousins and Tilda Swinton. Matt has directed GSFF since the 2010 edition. He's also made three short films, at least two of which were really really bad.


Sanne Jehoul | Programme Director

Sanne first joined GSFF in 2014, working for the festival in various capacities across production and programming. Aside from GSFF, she is part of the team at Vienna-based festival distribution and sales agency Square Eyes, where she works across their short film slate, and a member of the selection committee for the international competition at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland. She has worked as a programmer and producer for Document Human Rights Film Festival, also in Glasgow, and regularly freelances across curation and writing. She'd like to live in this Caribou video


Oisín Kealy | Festival Coordinator

Oisín is a Glasgow-based researcher in culture and politics who has worked with GSFF since 2018, currently in the role of festival coordinator. He holds a doctorate on the programming and exhibition practices of human rights film festivals in South America, and has also worked in various capacities with Document Human Rights Film Festival (Glasgow), Go Short International Short Film Festival (Nijmegen), and Entretodos Human Rights Short Film Festival (São Paulo). He is a resident DJ on internet radio station Radio Buena Vida, where you can listen to his show Neighbouring Sounds on the second Wednesday of each month.


Natalie Peteranna | Marketing Manager

Natalie is a moviegoing marketer based in Edinburgh. After graduating in 2019 with a Film & Media degree from Queen Margaret University, she took to advertising in agency and in-house roles. In 2020, she was chosen as a Youth Juror for Sheff Doc/Fest and served on this jury until the 2021 edition. Her most recent appointment was Marketing Manager at the special one year iteration of EIFF @ Edinburgh International Festival. Prior to this, Natalie worked as Marketing Manager at #GSFF23 (woop woop!) and on the marketing team at CMI Scotland, where she looked after campaigns for Belmont Filmhouse, Filmhouse and the 75th Edinburgh International Film Festival. Nat is very short - just like her favourite kind of films. 


Lee Brazier | Trustee

Lee spent five years at FilmFour as a Creative Executive aiding development and production on a variety of titles including Shaun of the Dead, Sexy Beast and Gangster No. 1. Lee then set up Mr. B Films and Executive Produced the feature film Calibre which received the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Lee also produced the short Take the Shot for Northern Ireland Screen and Creative Scotland with co-producer Claire Mundell. The feature length version is scheduled for a Scottish shoot in 2022. Most recently, Lee Executive Produced the Richard Curtis written & Danny Boyle directed Yesterday for Working Title.

Fiona Carr | Trustee

Senior Development Manager at Edinburgh Science


Euan Duncan | Chair of Trustees

Euan is an IP and commercial contract lawyer who has been working and advising on intellectual property matters and commercial contracts for almost 30 years. He advises, on an almost daily basis, on media commercial contracts, media-related disputes and the protection of rights in the creative industries and media sector. Over and above a professional interest Euan is passionate about arts and culture and looks to the arts and creative industries for inspiration, fun and relaxation. Euan is a Partner and Chair at MacRoberts LLP.


Charlotte Gross | Trustee

Charlotte’s career began in the music industry, working in the Promotion and Marketing Departments of Virgin Records and Sony Music in Paris, Source Records in London and Soma Records in Glasgow. In 2004, she joined Scottish Ballet as Head of Marketing and Communications and significantly developed the organisation’s digital presence. Charlotte worked with the National Theatre of Scotland for five years as Director of Audience and Media, and joined Capital Theatres as Director of Audiences in December 2022.


Violette Martin | Trustee

Violette started her career in Paris working in short film and children’s TV production, before she moved to London and entered the wonderful world of distribution in 2008. She worked in short films distribution and broadcast before joining the international sales teams at BBC Worldwide and Sony Pictures Television. Between 2017 and 2022, Violette was leading UK and international film sales for the BFI. She is now working as Head of Distribution and International Sales at Film Soho/Studio Soho.

David Parkhill | Trustee

David started his career in West End theatre and film and has worked in both commercial and not for profit organisations. Recently David was Director of Finance and Resources at British Film Institute. Before BFI, David worked for VisitBritain (the British Tourist Authority responsible for marketing Britain overseas and developing Britain’s visitor economy) as Director of Business Services and was also Chief Operating Officer of the Southbank Centre through the £115m refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall. His charitable experience includes being a trustee of the Donmar Warehouse Theatre and Deputy Chairman of the Bush Theatre.


David Gattens | Company Secretary

David has been Finance/Commercial Director at Glasgow Film Theatre since December 2014. A Chartered Accountant by profession, his wider responsibilities include personnel, front of house, technical and retail. When asked, he tells polite company that his favourite film is Blade Runner, but really it is Blue Velvet.

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