Film City Future’s mission is to connect people, space and opportunity, enabling access and entry to the screen industries for all - acting as a catalyst for participation, learning, and innovation. 

A year round programme of activities allows FILM CITY FUTURES to offer a range of opportunities whilst identifying uniquely talented individuals. Our vision is to help establish and develop new generations of skilled professionals ensuring Scotland’s continuing growth and evolution in the screen industries.

JUMPCUT is our flagship production project. We also work with a range of groups on PROJECTOR filmmaking projects and STORIES FOR THE SCREEN. We will soon be announcing our next project, FOCUS.


Around 25 young people aged between 16 and 25 form a production company to make a professional, budgeted short film. Each year we accept applications from a wide range of young people with varying levels of experience. The main thing we are looking for is a passion for film and television, a commitment to hard work and a desire to work in these areas as a career. We are also happy to include young people with experience in other areas, e.g. trainee hair and makeup and trainee electricians. The selected crew will learn about pre-production, production and post-production under the guidance of industry professional mentors. During filming participants may undertake production roles that they have never done before with the support of the industry mentor. Many former participants go on to find work and work placements in the industry.

The most recent JUMPCUT production took place in April and May 2016.


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Introductory workshops and activities where participants produce a 3min short film in community venues outside Film City Glasgow. If you would like more information about how Film City Futures can work with young people in your area, please email:


Screenwriting sessions held at Film City Glasgow where young people aged 16 – 25 are able to share and develop ideas in a relaxed and informal setting whilst gaining valuable insights from visiting industry professionals.

If you would like more information about any FILM CITY FUTURES activities or would like to support JUMPCUT or any of our programmes in anyway, please contact

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