The programme is aimed at beginners or those with intermediate knowledge of film curation. At the end you will be able to:

  • Critically analyse films you want to curate 
  • Understand the theories and practices of film curation
  • Negotiate rights to films
  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Create budgets and funding applications
  • Implement screenings and events
  • Monitor and evaluate events  
  • Screen events online and/or in real life 

Find out more about the job here.


To apply, send an expression of interest in one of the following ways:

1)   Complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form

2)   Send a video of no longer than 5 minutes answering the questions below, to Please include your Full Name, Contact Number and Postcode in your email, and also complete an Equal Opportunities Form.

  1. Tell us why you are interested in undertaking this fellowship.

  2. This programme is aimed at early career curators. What specific skills or knowledge do you hope to gain from the fellowship and how/why it would be valuable at this stage in your career?

  3. You can come to this role from any discipline. How would you draw on your previous experiences (personal or professional) within this role? 

  4. Help us get to know you. Tell us about a film that has inspired you, a film event you have previously attended that had an impact on you, or anything else you might want to share about why you are drawn to film curation.


Deadline & Application Process:

Please apply by 5pm on Friday 29 April 2022.

Informal interviews will be held during the week commencing 9 May 2022.

Successful candidates will be notified by Friday 20 May.

Fellowship will begin on Tuesday 31 May 2022.


This programme is supported through the Scottish Government’s Festivals Expo Fund.

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