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Ayr Student Film Festival is an event organized through a three-part collaboration – the University of the West of Scotland, Ayr Film Society, and Filmmaking and Screen Writing students. This festival was conceived to create a cooperative environment among creative media local communities, aiming to support the growth and development of professionals, students, and regional projects. Specifically, Ayr Student Film Festival will offer the opportunity for early-stage filmmakers to network with fellow artists and professionals in the industry thanks to the screening of their own short films. This is also an opportunity to discover the many raising talents Ayr has to offer. Finally, the creation of the Ayr Student Film Festival will serve to increase territorial awareness and interest in cinema and media industries and the already existing regional filmmaking community.


Where and when is the event going to take place?

The event will take place on the 15th of October 2022 at the Ayr Town Hall. From 1 PM to 6 PM. 

Who can submit their films for the event?

Any UWS - current and former - students can submit their work. An impartial jury will then examine all the short films received and select the films that will be aired during the event. 

Who is the 'impartial jury'?

The jury will be composed of other UWS students who are members of the Ayr Student Film Festival Society.

Why should I submit my short film?

This is the chance to show your work to a live audience! There will be professional guests who can give you personalized feedback!

What can I expect as a non-filmmaker?

Everyone is welcome to join the event! This is an opportunity to see the many talents Ayr has to offer. You'll be able to enjoy a curated selection of short films, hear feedback from professional guests, and enjoy the catering provided! 

Is there a submission fee?

Submitting your short film is 100% free! Just fill in this form with all the details and a link to your film. 

How much does it cost to attend the event?

Tickets are on sale now! The cost is £3 per ticket. You can buy them here

Please note that the ticket grants you access to the entire event, whether you want to attend for the whole day or just pop by to have a quick look. 

*Participant crews whose films are screened have free access to the event. 

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