March 2010

Grigoris Vardharinos (Edinburgh Skillset Screen & Media Academy at eca MA Film Directing Graduate 2009) has won a prize at the “Artfools " film festival in Larissa, Greece for his film “Talking Piranhas”

Maria's Way a film Directed and Produced by Anne Milne current MA Film and TV student at Edinburgh Skillset Screen & Media Academy at eca and recent winner of a BAFTA New Talent Award for  Best Student Work, has been accepted to the following film festivals

Below are  links to useful information that may be helpful to Screen Academy students and alumni:
Advice from Skillset:
Find out about the support and schemes available for those new to the TV industry:

Mentoring Programme, Screen Academy Scotland

An industry mentoring programme was introduced for Screen Academy students in 2008 to help support them as new entrants to the film industry and to bridge the gap between higher education and the workplace.

Chris Eva selected by the Screen Academy for the Crossover New Entrants Programme - which is being hosted in part by the Screen Academy Scotland along with Screen Academy Wales and Screen Academy Bournemouth - has been selected for a place on Content 360 programme at Cannes next month.

Over the last couple of days the Hub has been undergoing some key revisions which it is hoped will further help you in your use of the site.

Since launching in July 2005, the Edinburgh Skillset Screen and Media Academy has helped over 200 writers, directors, producers and animators to make their mark on the page, on the set and on the screen with a string of festival screenings, awards and commissions. In that time they have charmed, excited and enlightened audiences all around the world from Beijing to Nashville.

March 19th The winners of BAFTA New Talent Awards 2010 were announced at a gala awards ceremony in Glasgow on Friday night and among them were a number of graduates and students from the Edinburgh Skillset Screen & Media Academy:
The Lamb and the Lion written and directed by Natalia Stuyk (graduate BA Animation 2009, eca) won best Music Video

After a hard-fought selection process the participants of She Writes! have been announced and include Screen Academy Scotland MA Screenwriting Graduate Laura Anderson. Laura joins another Scottish Writer, Rosy Barnes and eight other participants. She Writes is a new flagship training programme for 2010 aimed specifically at women screenwriters, co-presented by The Script Factory together with Birds Eye View.

Navigating Tapeless Workflows -One day workshop- DATES TO BE SCHEDULED
This workshop aims to navigate through producers and production staff through the new multiple tapeless workflows for picture and sound in film & TV production.
Workflows have always been an integ