Summer School 2019

29th July – 11th August

Are you aged 15-19, living in Glasgow and MAD ABOUT MOVIES?

Do you want to be a part of a filmmaking team and create a film? Learn from industry professionals? Make new friends and have a brilliant summer?

We are looking for hard-working, enthusiastic and creative people to make a fantastic film written by a young scriptwriter. GMAC Film Summer School is FREE to attend.  We will provide you with lunch and travel costs! The two-week program begins with a training week that will take place in GMAC Film, based in Glasgow City Centre in Trongate 103.

Then, the second week, our filming week, is going to take place over an exciting four day residential at Wiston Lodge, Biggar. This includes:

  • Travel to and from Wiston Lodge (Depart Monday AM, return Thursday PM)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • 3 meals a day

All participants will get training in a chosen film department and work together to make a film – in return Summer School requires you to commit to the following busy schedule:

  • TRAINING WEEK:                                         Mon 29thJuly – Fri 2ndAug: 10am – 5pm
  • FILMING WEEK-RESIDENTIAL:           Mon 5th– Thu 8thAug: Mon AM – Thu PM
  • CAST & CREW SCREENING:                   Sunday 11thAug: 3pm – 5pm


If you are interested in screenwriting, we are also running a script challenge for young people aged under 25 to submit scripts set in our location. More details here:


To apply, download an application here:



Open Night – Thursday 20/06/19

5pm – 7pm | GMAC Film

We are hosting a Summer School open night for those
interested to learn more about the programme, get
help with your application and meet previous
summer school alumni!
This event is free to attend, with snacks provided!
Parents are also welcome to come along.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to send us an email on

or give us a call

0141 553 5400

Waiting for Aliens - 2016

Behind the Scenes - 2016


Summer School is supported by Screen Scotland, Creative Scotland and The Robertson Trust.