The Festival

RGU FILM FESTIVAL is an international short film festival taking place annually in Aberdeen, Scotland.

The Next Festival will take place over on the 1st & 2nd of April, 2018 in Belmont_Logo_2, Aberdeen in. It shall consist of short film screenings with prizes awarded to the best films.

Everyone is welcomed to attend or submit films. The RGU Film Festival is about showing there is more to cinema than Hollywood.


DAY ONE: SUNDAY 01/04/18, 15:30 – 17:30

Films Country Times
1 Tête à Tête (S) UK 0:07:41
2 Cells (NS) UK 0:06:05
3 Disconnected (NS) Germany 0:06:18
4 Our Little Secret (SNS) Italy 0:09:08
5 Creation (S) USA 0:03:00
6 Early Departure (NS) UK 0:05:14
7 Tomorrow (NS) UK 0:03:00
8 Mike (SS) UK 0:05:03
9 Papers, Please (NS) Russia 0:08:58
10 Distant (S) Italy 0:14:00
11 Personal Space (NS) UK 0:04:45
12 Desolation Follows (S) UK 0:08:58
13 Blessed Days (S) France 0:13:00
14 The Bear Necessity (SS) UK 0:03:49

DAY TWO: MONDAY 02/04/18, 17:45 – 19:45

Films Times
1 Giving Shape to Feeling (SS) UK 0:04:19
2 Panic Attack! (NS) USA 0:03:00
3 Cafe Midnight (S) Russia 0:07:43
4 Escape (NS) UK 0:04:35
5 Beer Pressure (NS) UK 0:06:44
6 Balloon (NS) Russia 0:02:55
7 We (SNS) UK 0:02:38
8 The Inuring (NS) UK 0:07:50
9 The Departure (S) Germany 0:14:13
10 FIFO (S) Belgium 0:12:00
11 Bicycle (S) USA 0:06:30
12 Rushes (S) Israel 0:12:54
13 Afterword (NS) Germany 0:07:43

The festival will consist of 2 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. Films with dialogue must be in English or 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 content shall remain the property of the creator.
  5. There is no limit to the amount of films that a filmmaker or producer may register.
  6. No Music Videos, Advertisements or Propaganda films will be accepted

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

Alexios Koukias-Pantelis

“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