Little Pictures is now open for applications

Little Pictures nurtures new talent to make their first funded film in fiction, documentary, animation or experimental genres.

It encourages new filmmakers to develop their voice, take creative risks and will help to kick start and develop film talent from across Scotland. Little Pictures is also committed to 50% of the commissions by women.

Up to 8 short films of 15 minutes or less and of all forms will be commissioned in July 2021 and will be developed through training workshops and mentorship throughout the scheme with up to £2,250 budget.

Filmmakers are expected to join the training workshops in August and September before they go into production. Films will be delivered by February 2022.

Read the guidelines here and join the online Q&A sessions if you have any questions.

The applications are open till 30th June 2021 midnight. Apply with your film idea here!

Little Pictures was launched in September 2020 and received around 200 applications. 8 filmmakers were funded from all genres to go through training and complete their films in 2021. You can read more about them below.

Little Pictures is dedicated to inclusion and so if you have any accessibility requirements and need the guidelines in a different format/language or if you prefer to submit an audio/video, BSL video, in another language other than English, assistance using Scriber or need any help in applying we are happy to arrange this for you. 

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