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Short Support Scheme

  • 10th April 2019Shorts Portal

    The UK Shorts Portal

    An online screening platform designed to showcase the best new work from across the UK, exclusively for short film professionals.

    Buyers and festival programmers looking for new UK graduate shorts, breakthrough talent, pioneering animations or inspiring documentaries can now gain exclusive access to view new work by simply registering online at

    Once accepted onto the Shorts Support scheme a filmmaker's work can be added to the portal.

    The portal currently showcases:

    • More than 160 brand new shorts from our current partners
    • British Council programmer picks from participants on our Shorts Support Scheme
    • Highlights from British Council touring packages and programmes
    • Award winners from the last year

    Our current partners include: Film LondonNational Film and Television School,   Northern Ireland Screen, Royal College of ArtScottish Documentary InstituteFfilm Cmryu WalesLondon Film SchoolOska Bright Film FestivalShorts TVBFI NET.WORK

    Please note: this service is for the use of industry professionals working as curators, festival programmers and short film buyers only. We cannot allow access for individual filmmakers or production companies due to the agreement we have with participating content providers on the site. If you're not sure if you qualify for access to the Portal do contact us at


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