The 2018 FANS Youth Film Festival was an unprecedented success with over 300 people attending the festival over the weekend. We screened 36 youth made short films, 15 Film Challenges and hosted a fantastic programme of panel discussions, workshops and networking events with loads of pizza and prizes!!
Prizes went to the following films:
- The FANS Youth Team Award went to Louis Martin for Box of Frogs.
- The Audience Award went to Metropolitan Spaghetti, produced during the Aberdeen BFI Film Academy.
- Best Under 12’s film went to Dalry Primary School/Room 8 Studio’s for A Place That Is Mine.
- Achievement in Sound was awarded to Fiona Burton for City Sound.
- Achievement in Cinematography went to Jakub Sirkowski for Butterfly.
- Best Story was awarded to Dora Cowper for Hindsight.
The Winning Film Challenges were:
- No Dialogue – A Longest Introduction by Fraser Young.
- Social Issues – A Simple Love by Kate Stone.
- Animation – Lada by Eva Evic.
The Festival Programme was developed by the FANS Youth Team; a group of young people from across Scotland who are involved with Film Access Scotland organisations
Ideas for the festival were formed, shaped and refined over 9 months through a programme of training and development initiatives. See Behind the Scenes for images from the festival and the story behind the development process.
Programme of Events
Feel free to browse the 2018 programme - we will be developing a whole new programme of exciting workshops, masterclasses, panel discussions and screening events for our 2019 festival.Browse Events
Explore our Strands
The 2018 FANS Youth Team created a number of event-packed strands for the festival. Watch this space for the emerging 2019 programme strands.Explore Strands
Getting to the Festival: Travel Information
Public Transport Directions
The 2018 FANS Youth Film Festival was held in Glasgow at the STUC. The 2019 venue will be announced in due course.