About FilmG Youth

FilmG has uncovered a wealth of teenage talent since its launch in 2008 with a number of young participants going on to enjoy successful media careers. 

As well as offering 2-day filmmaking workshops to schools all over Scotland, we can support young filmmakers keen to enter the competition.

Watch this space for more news about the FilmG Youth catgegory, and in the meantime why not enjoy some of last year’s fantastic entries or the prizes that were on offer?

*FilmG 2017 is now closed, FilmG 2018 will be launching in June '17

Best Sports Commentary

The film in which up to 2 minutes of shinty, football, rugby, athletics, swimming, dance, or even an egg an spoon race, is brought to life using fluent, enthusiastic and entertaining commentary. A good knowledge of, and passion for, the sport should be clear.

Prize: VIP pass to a BBC Alba sports broadcast & training from some of the stars of Gaelic media

Best Animation

The animated film which is visually engaging as well as entertaining, making good use of Gaelic voiceover.

Prize: £200 Voucher

Best Script

The most engaging script, which shows most potential to be developed into a film.

Prize: shadowing a script supervisor on a Scottish drama production

Best Film

The film which excels most in originality of idea, script and performance or presenting as well as demonstrating high production values.

Prize: Filming equipment to the value of £1,000

Gaelic Prize for Learners

The film where the Gaelic dialogue is best orated in a clear and fluid manner, from a class of Gaelic learners.

Prize: £500

FilmG Gaelic Prize for Fluent Speakers

The film where the Gaelic dialogue is best orated in a clear and fluid manner, from fluent Gaelic speakers.

Prize: £500

Best Young Filmmaker

The most engaging, entertaining and original film made by an independent filmmaker, not associated with a FilmG workshop, school or filmmaking group.

Prize: £200 Voucher

Best Mobile Short

A fun and engaging film shot on a mobile device. It can take the form of a drama, documentary, comedy, a vlog or an experimental film.

Prize: £200 Voucher

Best Performance

The individual (within any genre) who delivers their role most convincingly within the context of the script and/or themes of the film.

Prize: £200 Voucher

People's Choice

The film which gains most public votes. Social media sharing is key to be in with a chance of bagging this prize!

Prize: £100 Voucher