The Festival

RGU FILM FESTIVAL is an international short film festival taking place annually in Aberdeen, Scotland. And it’s back for 2019!

Everyone is welcomed to attend or submit films until the 1st of February, 2019. The RGUย Film Festival is all about showing that there is more to cinema than Hollywood.

The festival will consist of two competitions, one for films by students and one for submissions by non-students. Films will be judged by members of RGU Film Society.

The rules for submission are noted below.

  1. Films have no minimum length, but must be under 15 minutes.
  2. All films with dialogue, including those with English dialogue, must have English subtitles.
  3. Films must have been made within the past 18 months.
  4. All content within the submitted films must be either the work of the creators or licensed for them to use it. All material shall remain the property of the creator.
  5. There is no limit to the number of films that a filmmaker or producer may register
  6. No Music Videos, Advertisements or Propaganda films will be accepted.

Short films can be submitted via FilmFreeway.

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“Unfortunately , due to some latency in some paper work we didn’t have the chance to travel all the way to Scotland … However we were in contact with the managing team , they were really nice to us ..”

Micano Media

“Very good communication! Unfortunately, we were not able to visit the festival in person.”

Alexios Koukias-Pantelis