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Film Schools Day 2019

In partnership with the Creative Media Network Scotland and the UWS Creative Media Academy we proudly presented the second Film Schools Day at Glasgow Short Film Festival on Thursday 14 March 2019. Students of five Scottish institutions presented their work to one another, and to an international industry panel, who offered immediate feedback and presented a handful of awards at the end of the day. With a networking lunch, this was a unique opportunity for Scottish film students to meet their peers and learn from one another’s work.

Sarah Dombrink (Acquisition Manager for interfilm Short Film Sales & Distribution, Berlin)
Leslie Hills (producer, Skyline Productions, Edinburgh)
Wouter Jansen (festival strategy and distribution, Some Shorts, Nijmegen)

Edinburgh College of Art BA and MA Animation
Edinburgh College of Art MFA Film Directing
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland BA Filmmaking
Screen Academy Scotland BA and MA Film
University of the West of Scotland Creative Media Academy BA and MA Filmmaking.

The prizes were generously donated by:
Arteus Post Production — two day sound dub
Final Draft — licence for Final Draft 11 software
Freakworks — one day grade
Media Dog — £750 worth of equipment hire

Thanks to Cameron Strachan for his help in securing these prizes.

Film Schools Day 2019 winners:
Asia Gamzatova // Screen Academy Scotland
Cleaning in Progress
Grant Holden // Edinburgh College of Art Animation
Jauzi Bat Eta Prixt (We Jump and Prixt [we disappear])
Maitane Hernandez-Eyheramonho // University of the West of Scotland Creative Media Academy
Madeleine Sayers // Edinburgh College of Art Animation
Special Mention: Short Changed
Zoe Hutber // Edinburgh College of Art Animation

The Creative Media Network Scotland is a collaboration between Scotland’s colleges and universities, marking new beginnings in the relationship between creative media industries operating in film, broadcast and digital media and Scotland’s colleges and universities. The network offers a learning and skills infrastructure and aims to ensure there is a continuing talent pipeline into Scotland’s screen, broadcast and digital industry.

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