The Festival

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

We’re back for 2019!

The RGU Film Festival is all about showing that there is more to cinema than Hollywood.

Tickets are available now for free!

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.

Our shortlist has just been finalised! It goes as follows:

Student Films Non-Student Films
Der Letze Seiner Art


Der Nachste Bitte


Nuclear Shadows

In Pieces
Drei Tage in Berlin
Thailand Inspiration
The Lake -AC10
The Hacked Mind
How It Feels to Be Hungover
Turning Tide
Gelato – Seven Summers of Ice Cream Love
Revenant Relocation Officers
2nd Class

You can view the programme here:

RGUFF19 Programme

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.
  7. All films will be shown with English Subtitles.

“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