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  • GSDF 2018 Photo Diary

    The first edition of the Global Short Docs Forum in London hosted 16 filmmakers from all around the world – from Greece to Colombia, from Turkey to Myanmar. Through masterclasses and group work, the sessions over the first three days created a supportive environment for filmmakers to discuss, develop and rework their pitches, leading up to the…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Mohamed Shalaby

    Mohamed Shalaby, director of short documentary 51K, is our filmmaker of the week! Mohamed is an Egyptian filmmaker, who has worked on various projects for TV, short films, documentaries, and music videos, and produced a number of his own projects. He currently works as a director, writer and editor, and is a strong believer of…

  • Top 5 Tips for Pitching Short Docs

    Pitching your film to funders, commissioners or film festivals is no easy task, but it’s something every successful filmmaker needs to learn to do. It can be difficult to know where to start – how do you condense months of passion and hard work into 2 minutes? So, we spoke to Flora Gregory and Dominique…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Elena Horn

    Each week throughout the call for submissions for Global Short Docs Forum 2019, we will be celebrating one of the talented filmmakers who attended last year’s GSDF event. Follow the hashtag #FilmmakerFriday on Twitter to see the latest! For our first #FilmmakerFriday we’re highlighting GSDF 2018 attendee, Elena Horn! Elena is a filmmaker from Germany,…

  • Introducing our 2018 Participants

    We’re very excited to introduce the 16 filmmakers who have been selected to attend the first edition of our Global Short Docs Forum!

  • Platforms confirmed for first edition of GSDF

    We’re delighted to have received over 150 applications to the first edition of our Global Short Docs Forum, from 56 countries around the world.