November 2010



Read the New Talent Profile of MA Screenwriter Peter Forbes

MFA Advanced Film Practice graduate Catriona McInnes' graduation short film I'm in away from here screened this month at 25th  Brest European Short Film Festival which took place from the 8th - 14th November.

It was screened in the Scottish Blend strand of the festival alongside films by Paddy Considine, Pete Mackie Burns and Colin Kennedy

The online retailer announced on November 16th that it is starting a site geared towards filmmakers.

Congratulations to  Anne Milne whose Screen Academy Scotland MA graduation film Maria's Way will be screening at the International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam, one of the most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world this week and next week.

MA Screenwriting graduate Laura Anderson is being mentored by screenwriter Catherine Johnson (screenwriter, Mamma Mia!) through the new training lab for women screenwriters She Writes co-supported by Birds Eye View and
MFA Advanced Film Practice graduate Ronnie Mackintosh has been given a place on a new writing team of four for the initial launch of Persona, a smart-phone specific mini-soap that kicks off on 1st Dec.
The first time this has been done in the UK and the project is the brainchild of guy Don Allen (Producer/Writer/Director) of

Filming has begun in London of Ronnie Mackintosh's (MFA Advanced Film Practice) 4th short film, Plagium' (his 3rd, short film Needs is currently in post-production).

MFA Advanced Film Practice graduate Victoria Thomas' animation The Santa Trap continues its travels and heads to Trinidad and Tobago where it has been selected to screen at Animae Caribe, billed as the 'Caribbean's foremost animation and new media festival.'

The festival runs from the 24th to 27th November 2010.