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Klarissa Webster on creating the artwork for SQIFF 2020

Klarissa Webster on creating the artwork for SQIFF 2020

Artist Klarissa Webster talked to us about her art practice, influences, and how aliens can free us from societal norms.  Tell us a bit about your art practice and your work to date When I was studying at university, my philosophy tutor introduced me to…

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First events for SQIFF 2020 announced!

First events for SQIFF 2020 announced!

Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2020 will run online UK-wide from 5 to 18 October. SQIFF 2020 will open on 5 October with an online Opening Night Watch Party for Blaise Singh’s major new feature documentary Pride & Protest, telling the stories of QTIPOC communities…

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Freelance role: Engagement Coordinator

Freelance role: Engagement Coordinator

We are recruiting for a freelance Engagement Coordinator to help make our 2020 Festival happen. See below for full information. To apply, please email a CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in the role to helen[at]sqiff.org. If you have any questions or access…

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Sqifflix Is Here – Enjoy The Best of SQIFF Shorts At Home!

Sqifflix Is Here – Enjoy The Best of SQIFF Shorts At Home!

Scottish Queer International Film Festival has gone online with Sqifflix – a platform to enjoy free, accessible queer short films from the comfort of your own home! SQIFF has collected short films which have screened across their previous five festivals to create new programmes with…

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SQIFF 2020 artwork commission

SQIFF 2020 artwork commission

SQIFF 2020 takes place 14th to 18th October in Glasgow and we are offering a £1000 commission for someone to create the artwork to appear on our print marketing materials and merchandise this year. A major strand at #SQIFF20 will focus on queer sci-fi, so…

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Job: New Promoter Scheme SQIFF programmer

Job: New Promoter Scheme SQIFF programmer

We have a paid opportunity for someone to join the 2020 SQIFF programming team and receive training in film exhibition as part of Film Hub Scotland’s New Promoter Scheme. Do you have a passion for film? Would you like to gain paid experience in film…

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Sexxxy Beasts And Wheelchairs Transcript

Sexxxy Beasts And Wheelchairs Transcript

As part of SQIFF 2019, we held an event in partnership with Luke+Jack called Sexxxy Beasts and Wheelchairs – a screening of queer porn by and about Deaf and Disabled folks. After the screening, our Access & Engagement Coordinator, Alison Smith, hosted a Q&A with…

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VR & Interactive Exhibition at Glasgow Women’s Library

VR & Interactive Exhibition at Glasgow Women’s Library

We are excited to be this year hosting another exhibition of virtual reality films alongside several interactive projects at Glasgow Women’s Library during SQIFF 2019! Confirmed films include Through Darcelle’s Eyes, in which Walter Cole, aka Darcelle XV, performer in the US West Coast’s longest…

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Saffa Khan on creating the artwork for SQIFF 2019

Saffa Khan on creating the artwork for SQIFF 2019

Illustrator and zine maker Saffa Khan describes her artistic practice and how she approached creating artwork for SQIFF. Tell us a bit about your illustration practice and your work to date. My illustrative practice has evolved over the years. I started creating visual work that…

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Rabz Lansiquot on black film, using different mediums, and queerness

Rabz Lansiquot on black film, using different mediums, and queerness

Filmmaker and curator Rabz Lansiquot talks getting an entry into filmmaking, working across different mediums, and their approach as a Black queer AFAB person. How did you get into filmmaking? I wanted to be a photographer for a long while and I’m not sure exactly…

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