Today, we held the first screen test of Young Filmmakers Glasgow.
After a series of brilliant on-book auditions, we decided that a screen test would be necessary to see the actors shine whilst completely in character. 142 more words
A beautiful new film made entirely of footage from Scottish film archive, with a transcendent score by King Creosote. Come along at 6PM for some delicious supper and a chance to look around an exhibition curated by pupils of Glenelg Primary School: Inspired by the film, the children have been uncovering some fascinating photographs and stories from the past. 41 more words
by George Gunn
The current and on-going spats between Scottish film producers and Creative Scotland, Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Government over budgets, training and a film studio and the ding-dong between singer and ex-army officer James Blunt and shadow UK Culture Secretary Chris Bryant about the “politics of envy” and how the privileged sons and daughters of the well-off can afford to work in the arts because they can cash-flow risks and develop their careers by working for nothing or peanuts, has brought out the best and the worst in what passes for everyday reality in the cultural world. 1,664 more words
Over one weekend every November, the Aberfeldy Film Festival champions Scottish film, surrounded by the majesty of Highland Perthshire in it’s autumnal glory. The small but perfectly-formed Highland town of Aberfeldy, the quintessential Highland Perthshire village, is as Scottish as any community could hope to be, it even comes with it’s own distillery, home of the fine Aberfeldy Malt. 1,109 more words
Into Film and Scottish Film recently delivered a twilight CPD session in Aberdeen, on using film in the classroom. The session was really well attended, with 30 teaching staff (across both primary and secondary) and 10 students from the School of Education at the University of Aberdeen coming along to the session, hosted at… 472 more words