Launched in 2018 as part of our celebrations for the Year of Young People, EIFF Youth New Visions Short Film Competition returns in 2021 with the same dedicated purpose – to discover the newest voices in Scottish film and bring their visions to a global stage.
Friday 20 August / 19:00 / 90min / 15 /Contains mild drug references, mild bad language, mild sexual references.
We invited 15-25 year-old filmmakers from across Scotland to submit their latest work to the EIFF Youth New Visions Short Film Competition. This showcase has been carefully selected by the EIFF Youth team, and promises to be entertaining, thought provoking and inspirational.
In the category filmmakers aged 15-18
Dreamscape / Emer Gallagher / Scotland / 2021 / 5min / English
The Grove / Craig Brownie & Nathaniel Duff / Scotland / 2020 / 14min / English
Soothe / Rowan Abbott & Poppy Payne / UK / 2021 / 6min / English
In the category filmmakers aged 19-25: for films made independently or as part of an informal course
Evening Plans / Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller / UK / 2021 / 6min / English
Fart Car / Fraser Scott / Scotland / 2021 / 9min / English
Moving Out Through Stars / Holly Summerson / Scotland / 2021 / 9min / English with subtitles
In the category filmmakers aged 19-25: for films made as part of a formal educational course
An Taigh Solais / Alina Brust / Scotland / 2021 / 5min / Scottish Gaelic with English Subtitles
Lussevaka / Johanna Sutherland / Scotland, Sweden / 2020 / 9min / No dialogue
You Will Never Walk Alone / Jagoda Tłok / UK, Poland / 2021 / 9min / English, Polish with subtitles / CW: graphic images related to abortion
Watch our online event for FREE on EIFF TV YouTube Channel and Filmhouse at Home. All short films will have captions. Audio description is available on Filmhouse at Home from Friday 20 August to Sunday 22 August.
Each award comes with a cash prize of £300. In addition the film's cinematographers win a day of work experience with Procam Take 2.
EIFF Youth is the youth programme of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Our aim is to help young people discover their future in film.
New Visions is funded through the PLACE Programme, a partnership between the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council and the Edinburgh Festivals.