Blueprint is back for a third year at GSFF. This special science fiction programme is a mix of philosophical speculation, high concept drama and action packed shorts which are, literally, globe trotting productions. Featuring the work of Scottish BAFTA nominated and Glasgow 48 Hour Film Challenge winning filmmakers this unique programme has it all. Made, of course, on shoestring budgets but with no lack of talent ingenuity and creativity on display.
Cre8tive Entertainment UK & Cre8tive Film Nigeria
2017, 06 minutes, Scotland / Nigeria, English Language
Written, Produced, Directed, Photographed, Edited & Visual Effects by Justice John
Sound by Abib Adebayo Olaore
Destiny has the ability to manipulate time. When she saves a young girl from a fatal road accident she realises the cost of altering her timeline places herself in greater risk. Every time you look at the future it changes; that's the problem with time.
2017, 04 minutes, Scotland, English Language
Written, Produced, Directed, Photographed, Edited & Visual Effects by David McCann
Music & Sound Design by Rebecca Buddy
Whilst walking in the countryside a man makes a discovery which changes his understanding of our place in the universe. He could tell the world, but who would believe him? A remarkable VFX driven film produced for £5.
New Retro Pictures
2015, 11 minutes, Scotland, English Language
Written & Directed by Johnny Herbin
Produced & Edited by Chris Quick
Photographed by Darren Eggenschwiler
Sound by Omar Aborida & David McKeitch
Music by Daniel McLearnon
Visual Effects by David Reynolds & Nicole Anderson
In a dystopian future a desperate crook's plans for the perfect robbery are thrown into chaos by a cantankerous bank guard and increasingly unstable robot accomplice. Writer and director Johnny Herbin is a Scottish BAFTA New Talent nominee.
Mia: A Rapture 2.0 Production
DBW Films & Hewitt Bryce Productions
2018, 20 minutes, Scotland, English Language
Written, Directed & Edited by Gary J Hewitt
Produced by Diane Brooks Webster
Photographed by Steve Johnson
Sound by Alistair Biggar & Scott Walker
Music by John McFarlane
In an apocalyptic near future Mia arrives at Ray's doorstep seeking shelter. As the pair attempt to bond and survive they begin to question the true nature of what it means to be human. Director Gary J Hewitt is a Glasgow 48 Hours Film Challenge winner.
The Bowling Green Productions
2017, 13 minutes, Scotland, English Language
Written, Directed & Edited by Vito Milazzo
Produced by Janine Koppe
Photographed by Alan C McLaughlin
Sound by Ludovic Barrier
Music by David Cicero
Visual Effects by Andrew Donaldson
Creature Effects by Hayley McInline
Sound Design Claire Asenova
A visionary film from the highly accomplished Vito Milazzo examines the consequences for humanity when it is revealed God might actually exist. A young woman who may hold the answers hides from the world but daren't make a sound.
Glasgow Film Crew
2018, 18 minutes, Scotland, English Language
Written, Directed & Edited by Ian Hendry
Produced by John Gilchrist Pineda Thomson
Photographed by Alyn J Smith
Sound by Tom Hemblade
Music by Christoper Belsey
Visual Effects by Joe Merrick
A Glasgow taxi driver picks up a mysterious stranger and becomes embroiled in sinister operation throughout the city. It could be the best thing that's ever happened to him. Director Ian Hendry is a Glasgow 48 Hours Film Challenge winner and Blueprint regular, whose new work we are delighted to premier.
8 Acre Films
2017, 15 minutes, Scotland, English Language
Written, Directed Produced, Edited & Visual Effect by Graeme Watt
Photographed by Michael Neal
Sound by Drew Millar
Music by Graeme Watt
A confused, amnesiac man awakes in a wilderness. He learns his memory has been wiped by “the enemy” and he is being pursued by a mysterious assassin. As the story unfolds it's clear all is not as it appears, building to a profound philosophical climax.
Running time: 87 minutes
Tickets are £7 + £5 (concessions).