iFeatures are holding a free Glasgow event for Scottish filmmakers interested in the their low budget feature film initiative. During the iFeatures Roadshow event, attendees will have the opportunity to meet iFeatures Executive Producer Christopher Granier-Deferre and network with other filmmakers.

The iFeatures scheme is a Creative England, BFI, BBC Films and Creative Skillset funded project. From the 16 projects chosen to go into development, 3 will be produced on a budget of £350,000 each.

This Glasgow event is supported by Creative Scotland and running as part of Glasgow Film Festival. It will be held in the CCA on Tuesday 25th February from 19:00 to 21:00.

For information on how to register for the event please visit here.

Low Budget Short Film Prize

Funding & Festival slot to be won from The Skinny / Innis & Gunn

A fantastic new competition has launched for low budget short filmmakers. The Skinny / Innis & Gunn Short Film Competition aims to find the best short film made in Scotland and produced for under £1,000. The winner will be given a £3,000 budget to make a second short film which will premiere at next year’s Glasgow Short Film Festival.

The panel judging the competition includes DigiCult’s Paul Welsh and representatives from The Skinny, Innis & Gunn and the Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Individuals or groups of filmmakers are welcome to submit their films to The Skinny by 30th June 2014. Please check The Skinny’s website for details on entry requirements and how to submit your film. Good luck everyone!

Cara Connolly and Martin Clark’s Exchange and Mart won the Scottish Audience Award at the Glasgow Short Film Festival. The winners for all GSFF awards were announced on Sunday evening.

This follows Exchange and Mart’s world premiere at Sundance and European premiere at Berlin Film Festival earlier this year.

Congratulations to Cara Connolly, Martin Clark, producers Maeve McMahon and Phoebe Grigor and the rest of the crew involved. What a fantastic achievement!

One of five shorts developed through:

Attention all filmmakers! iFeatures, the low budget Feature Film Initiative, are calling for entries from all over the UK.

Although the scheme originates from England, entries from Scotland and the rest of the UK are eligible if the stories are set in English regions outside London.

iFeatures, funded by Creative England, BFi, BBC Films and Creative Skillset, is a low budget feature film development and production initiative now in its 3rd year. It is aimed at 1st and 2nd time feature filmmakers.
From the 16 projects chosen to go into development, 3 will be chosen to be produced on budgets of £350,000 each.
iFeatures is now open to filmmaking teams from across the UK. Deadline 14th March, 6pm.
For more details on how to apply please visit the iFeatures website.