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.   

Three awards are up for grabs, with the winners announced after the screening in a special Q&A event on Friday 20 August at 7pm on EIFF TV Youtube channel and Filmhouse at Home

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.


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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.

PLACE Programme