New Script Pitch Competition for Young Scottish-Based Screenwriters

We’re delighted to be able to run a second edition of our popular, Young Screenwriters Script Pitch Competition, which includes the fabulous prize of tickets and flights to the 2018 London Screenwriters Festival as well as one year’s free membership of iPitch, the professionals pitching network!

Working in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund and […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to our new partner for 2017: US Based Screenwriter’s agency, InkTip

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is  very pleased to work with InkTip for our 2017 edition, founded in 2000, InkTip is a US Based screenwriters agency and networking organisation which aims to promote the work of new and established screenwriters. With over 2000 registered industry members and vetted industry professionals, InkTip aims to help writers […]

By |February 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Young Script Pitch Winners Announced!

2016 Script Pitch Winners Announced!

We held the finale of our young screenwriters script pitch competition on Sunday and we welcomed the six young writers  that made it through to the final pitching session:

Daniel Brown, Euan Brockie, Andrew Jameson, Grant Reid, Michael Paget, James Hannan

Who took their carefully crafted pitches to our industry judges:
James Mavor (Screen […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Script Pitch Finale & Screenwriting Masterclass

Looking forward to hearing the competing pitches from our 6 finalists for today’s script pitch competition for young screenwriters!
The finalists are:

Daniel Brown

Andrew Jameson

Michael Paget

James Hannan

Euan Brockie

Grant Reid

And the judging panel for the event is:

James Mavor  Screen Academy Scotland

Claudia Yusuf Scottish Film Talent Network

Matthew Martino Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund

Eddie McFadden  Scottish Screenwriters

Good luck to all the […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sunday Screenwriting Masterclass to be delivered by Chris Lindsay

Delighted to announce that Chris Lindsay is in conversation with James Mavor, Screen Academy Scotland’s screenwriting lecturer on the art of Screenwriting on Sunday at Summerhall, starting at 4pm!

Chris Lindsay is a Scottish screenwriter, named one of the Edinburgh Television Festival’s “Ones To Watch” for 2016. A graduate of Screen Academy Scotland and a Red […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments