The Edinburgh and the Lothians Schools Film Competition is open to all pupils in nursery, primary and secondary education within the City of Edinburgh, East, West and Midlothian establishments. The competition sees selected films share the festival limelight with leading filmmakers from around the world.
Applications are now open for the 2018 Edinburgh & Lothians Schools Film Competition. We are delighted to once again partner with City of Edinburgh Council and Screen Education Edinburgh to give young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians the chance to have their film selected for the Festival and screened alongside leading filmmakers. Now in its tenth year, the competition is open to all pupils in nursery, primary and secondary education. Work is viewed and selected by a Youth Jury who curate the programme and awards ceremony at the Festival in June.
Deadlines & Important Dates
- Friday 30 March @ 5pm – Deadline for all Primary schools and Early Years submissions.
- Friday 20 April @ 5pm – Deadline for all Secondary schools & ASL schools submissions.
- Week commencing 4 June 2018 – Shortlisted films will be announced via e-mail.
- Week commencing 25 June 2018 – Screening of the shortlisted films and the awards will take place at Filmhouse (dates and times TBC however it will take place on a week-day morning).
For full details of how to apply please visit the Screen Education Edinburgh website here.