Useful Links

Scottish Youth Film Festival works with partners across the screen sectors in Scotland.
Below are links to our supporters and partners and other organisations and entities
which may be useful to you.

Into Film - Into Film puts film at the heart of children and young people's education,
helping to support their academic, cultural, and social development.

Scottish Film Education - Scottish Film Education is embarking on a major national
CLPL initiative to develop in teachers the skills, abilities and pedagogical expertise
required to employ Moving Image Education approaches effectively in teaching and

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) is a
world-leading conservatoire of music, drama, dance, production and film located in
Glasgow, Scotland.

Screen Academy Scotland - Courses in many aspects of film and film making

National Library of Scotland - Moving Image Archive - The National Library of
Scotland collects, preserves and promotes access to films capturing Scotland and her
people, from the early days of film-making to the present day.

NFTS Scotland - Bringing the National Film and Television School's world-class
training and innovation to Scotland.

Screen Education Edinburgh - Screen Education Edinburgh is a charity dedicated
to transforming lives through the medium of film, developing young people, new
talent and independent filmmakers.

GMAC Film - GMAC Film a skills, talent & project development centre for independent
filmmakers and young people. We hire out space to film professionals & creatives.

Station House Media Unit (SHMU) - Station House Media Unit (shmu), established
as a charity in 2003, is one of the core cultural organisations in Aberdeen, and is at
the forefront of Community Media development in Scotland.

Media Education - Media Education combines high quality filmmaking and facilitation
skills with expertise in nurturing trust and working sensitively and supportively with
people from a wide range of abilities and backgrounds.

Plantation Productions - Plantation Productions is an arts and media charity based
in Govan, Glasgow. Through creative participation we aim to improve wellbeing and
address inequality.

VOMO - VOMO tv's young production team present a weekly television news report
from the Scottish Borders. Ground breaking technology, energy and imagination.

Further Education
Many of Scotland’s universities and colleges also offer courses in different aspects of
film. There are too many to list here but a Google search will uncover what’s out

Film Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival - World’s oldest continually running film
fest. Hosts many events aimed at young people.

Glasgow Film Festival - The Fest in the West.

Scotland is home to a plethora of film festivals; everything from silent cinema to
horror, features, animations and shorts. Again, there are too many to list here but
keep a look out for what’s happening across the country as well as near you.