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  • Welcome to #GSFF24! Full Programme Announcement

    Welcome to #GSFF24! Full Programme Announcement

    Our programme has officially landed! This March, we’re back with a packed programme featuring a deep dive into the archives with unseen, live-scored short films from Bill Douglas, rediscovered work by Mexican feminist group Cine Mujer and experimental reappropriation of archive footage by Jyoti Mistry; a retrospective screening and installation by Moroccan filmmaker Randa Maroufi,…

  • GSFF24 Opening Night Announcement

    GSFF24 Opening Night Announcement

    Renowned Scottish Filmmaker, Bill Douglas, will be celebrated with premiere of never-before-seen short films made by the artist in the 60s. We are so pleased to announce that the Opening Gala for the 17th edition of Glasgow Short Film Festival will feature six never before seen 8mm shorts made by Bill Douglas, alongside lifelong friend…

  • In Solidarity: Basma al-Sharif, ‘Ouroboros’ (2017) at CCA, Glasgow

    In Solidarity: Basma al-Sharif, ‘Ouroboros’ (2017) at CCA, Glasgow

    As we witness the devastating violence in Gaza, described by former UN Human Rights official Craig Mokhiber as a ‘text-book case of genocide’, we stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people, their right to freedom, land, life, dignity and empathy. Together as colleagues and in solidarity with Palestine, LUX Scotland, Glasgow Short Film Festival, Take One Action…

  • New Scottish shorts at Queens Park Arena!

    New Scottish shorts at Queens Park Arena!

    We are thrilled to announce that we are working with Inhouse Events CIC on this summer’s open air cinema season in Queens Park Arena throughout July. We have paired recent Scottish short films with ten classic features such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Dirty Dancing, Goodfellas and Braveheart. Several of the films were completed during COVID-19 lockdown, and as a…

  • Announcing the GSFF23 Award Winners

    Announcing the GSFF23 Award Winners

    On Sunday 26th March, the award winners of Glasgow Short Film Festival 2023 were announced during the festival’s award ceremony at Glasgow Film Theatre. The 16th annual celebration of short film wrapped up after a packed five day programme of events across the city. BILL DOUGLAS AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM The GSFF23 Bill Douglas…

  • GSFF Presents: 2023 Industry Programme

    GSFF Presents: 2023 Industry Programme

    Calling all industry professionals! We’re excited to announce the return of industry events to GSFF23. In addition to our jam-packed lineup of films, we’re thrilled to offer a variety of talks, masterclasses and screenings. These will be held throughout the festival in our flagship venues – CCA, GFT and Civic House.  Our talks and panels will feature experts, covering…

  • Welcome to GSFF23! Full Programme Announcement

    Welcome to GSFF23! Full Programme Announcement

    It’s finally time to unveil the mighty programme we’ve been crafting all year! This March, we’re back with a focus on contemporary Lebanese short films and a rare live performance from Beirut-based gender-defying queer dancer Khansa, a retrospective of award-winning artist duo Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca, wild world-building animations and cinematic existentialism through innovative A.I. collaborations.  Our 16th annual festival will…

  • GSFF Reveals First Look at 2023 Programme

    GSFF Reveals First Look at 2023 Programme

    GSFF23 will open on 22 March with an homage to Scotland’s untold Black history, a screening of OMOS, with live performances from cabaret performer Rhys Hollis and opera singer Andrea Baker. Our festival will also host the Scottish premiere of Australian duo Soda Jerk’s hotly anticipated new mainstream cinema mash-up Hello Dankness on 25 March. Tickets for OMOS and…

  • Announcing the GSFF22 Award Winners

    Announcing the GSFF22 Award Winners

    The award winners of the 15th edition of Glasgow Short Film Festival were announced on Sunday 27 August during the festival’s awards ceremony at the CCA – the festival’s first in-person ceremony in three years!  BILL DOUGLAS AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM 2022 Named in honour of Scotland’s greatest filmmaker, our international prize will be…

  • The full GSFF22 programme is here!

    Welcome to the 15th edition of GSFF! We are back in venues for the first time in three years and delighted to be bringing programmes of home-grown and international cinema to Glasgow, between 23-27 March. Alongside the previously announced Scottish and International Competition selections, GSFF22 will show programmes of films that hold revolution in subtle and grand ideas;…