Jim Poole Film Awards shortlist announced

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  • 5 November 2009
Jim Poole Film Awards shortlist announced

Short film competition takes place on Sunday 8 November

The shortlist of films and judges for the 2009 Jim Poole Scottish Short Film Award are below. The awards will take place on Sunday 8 November at 1.00pm at The Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh. Entry is free and tickets are only available on the day itself.

Launched in 1999 by The Cameo, the award comes with a top prize of £1,000 courtesy of Scottish Screen and an audience award of £500 contributed by The Belmont in Aberdeen.

Shortlist of films

The Bedfords
Directed by Henry Coombes

Special People
Directed by Jonathan Ley/Joe Carter

Directed by Cheryl Belcourt

The Traveller
Directed by Uisdean Murray

Directed by David Keith

The Space That You Leave
Directed by James Newton

The Shutdown
Directed by Adam Stafford

Personal Jesus
Directed by Joe Carter

Floating Is Easy
Directed by Graeme McAulay

The Search
Directed by Mark Buchanan


Damien Spandley
Film buyer for The Works

Jo Blair
Cameo film programmer

Genni Poole
Daughter of the late Jim Poole

Sambrooke Scott & Jennifer Armitage
Scottish Screen

Dallas King
General manager of The Belmont, Aberdeen

Jim Poole Short Film Award

  • 2009
  • UK
  • 3h
  • E
  • Directed by: Various

And the winners are … Fabulous award ceremony to announce and screen the winning films from the tenth Scottish short film award named after the great Jim Poole.

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