Sanne Jehoul

United Kingdom

curation, programming, festival strategy & distribution, writing, conversation host - focus on short form, doc, artist and experimental film

• currently talent support programme at BFI Doc Society & freelance consultant
• previously programme director at Glasgow Short Film Festival (, festival strategy & distribution (shorts) at Square Eyes (, various programming in UK and internationally
• board of directors at

This Day Won't Last

Commissioned text about Mouaad el Salem's 2020 film This Day Won't Last, an authentic and urgent diary film about longing for freedom and community.

The Skinny
Rip It Up

Op-Ed commissioned by The Skinny on building a better screen sector.

Talking Shorts
All Inclusive: Utopiyin, Utopiyang

Text on Corina Schwingruber Ilić's multi-award-winning short All Inclusive, focusing on mass holiday consumerism and Ursula K. Le Guin's ideas on utopia.

Glasgow Short Film Festival
Hardly Working

GSFF23 catalogue text for Total Refusal's Hardly Working.

The Ehfm Culture Show: EIFF Special W/ Sanne Jehoul - 17.10.22

Katie and Katie take a full hour to discuss the sudden closure of the Filmhouse and the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Joined by Sanne Jehoul, Programme Director of Glasgow Short Film Festival, to discuss the broader impact on film culture in Scotland and the urgent reform needed to improve working conditions in the film exhibition industry.

Uppsala Short Film Festival 2020
Right to the City

Curated programme as part of 'Politics of Place', for Uppsala 2020.

Glasgow Short Film Festival
No New Normal

Catalogue text for No New Normal, a 3-programme strand curated for GSFF21, including Absurdity of Labour, Monitored and Alt Worlds.

Episode 16 - A Peek Behind The Curtain w. Sanne Jehoul

Tom and Fraser warmly welcome Sanne Jehoul, co-Director of Glasgow Short Film Festival. A dream episode for any short filmmakers submitting their work to festivals. Using Pawsea as a case study, the boys ask Sanne everything you have ever wanted to know ab...

Uppsala Short Film Festival 2020
Spaces for Resistance

Curated programme as part of 'Politics of Place', for Uppsala 2020

Glasgow Film Theatre

Commissioned Programme Note - Lee Chang-dong's Burning

Vienna Shorts 2020
Rules? What Rules? - How Festivals Deal With Films Online

Panelists: Jason Anderson (Toronto International Film Festival / Aspen Shortsfest), Enrico Vannucci (Venice Biennale, Varicoloured, Be Short Now), John Canciani (Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Short Film Conference), Sanne Jehoul (Glasgow Short Film Festival) Host: Marija Milovanovic (Vienna Shorts, Lemonade Films) The transition from an analog to a digital film festival happened quickly, and not all of it was smooth. The switch threw some established rules and festival formats overboard, and...

Scottish Films
The Possibilities Are Endless

Commissioned Programme Note - The Possibilities Are Endless. First published on (now defunct).

GSFF19 Catalogue
Points On A Space Age

Text for curated programme • Points On A Space Age is a 2007 free-form documentary by artist-filmmaker Ephraim Asili, focusing on the work of the Arkestra after Sun Ra's passing.

Talking Shorts
Short Talk: Sanne Jehoul

In each Short Talk episode a professional from the short film circuit discusses their work, career and event with Enrico Vannucci, Short Film Advisor at Venice Biennale / Programmer at Torino Short Film Market. This interview was recorded on February 22nd 2020 during the 70th Berlin International Film Festival.

Sanne Jehoul: Dive In & GSFF 2020 - GMAC Film

Co-director of the Glasgow Short Film Festival, Sanne Jehoul, took some time out to chat about the current Dive In Programme, a two week long screening series that kicked off on the 7th of July, in collaboration with many Scottish exhibitors and film festivals.

Go Short International Short Film Festival & Creative Europe Desk NL
Industry Talk: Impact of COVID-19 on young film talent

Go Short Online's Industry Talk on the impact of the coronavirus on young film talent. Moderator Sanne Jehoul (co-director Glasgow Short Film Festival) spoke to filmmaker Mila Zhluktenko (Opera Glasses), Erik Glijnis (producer Lemming Film) and Marija Milovanovic (distributor LEMONADE FILMS) about the new reality and their long-term perspectives concerning the impact on the film industry and talent development.

Scottish Films
Fire In The Night

Programme Note - Fire in the Night. First published on (now defunct).

Glasgow Film Theatre
Queen & Slim

Commissioned Programme Note - Melina Matsoukas’ Queen & Slim