DigiCult Call for Submissions to Scottish Digital Shorts 2010

Scottish Digital Shorts is Scotland’s key development initiative for new and emerging screenwriters and directors run by DigiCult Ltd.

Applications and guidelines available from www.digicult.co.uk

Deadline 14 December 2009.

How will Scottish Digital Shorts 2010 work?

Scottish Digital Shorts 2010 will gather together a talented group of new, emerging and established writers and writer/ directors with the vision required to make a range of short films that can surprise, challenge, delight and mesmerise an international film audience. We’re looking for strong story ideas with potential as live action dramas or animation.

Scottish Digital Shorts 2010 will identify up to 10 individuals from a range of backgrounds, with a range of personal and professional experiences behind them, all sharing a passion for film.

The 10 successful applicants to Scottish Digital Shorts 2010 will enter a period of intense development, working with producers and script editors. From this pool of filmmaking talent, 4 short films will be commissioned and go into production in 2010.

These short films will be completed and delivered by August 2010. Each film will have a budget of between £14,000 and £20,000. Project Producer Ciara Barry will manage the day-to-day delivery of Scottish Digital Shorts 2010. The project will be Executive Produced by David Smith and Paul Welsh.

Scottish Digital Shorts 2010 is co-financed by the Scottish Screen’s Talent Development Fund, UK Film Council’s New Cinema Fund and BBC Scotland.

Join Us:

DigiCult will be presenting the call for submissions over the next few weeks throughout Scotland. To join us to discover more about the scheme, meet with representatives from DigiCult and a sneak preview of some of our films please rsvp to cult@digicult.co.uk stating which of the following events you’d like to attend:

  • Sunday 15 November, 12.30pm @ Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
  • Thursday 26 November, 6.30pm @ Peacock Visual Arts, 21 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BQ