May 2011

Emma Lennox (Edinburgh Napier Photography and Film Graduate 2005) is Co-Director of a Cross-Platform Doc, 'Boswell in Space', at the Sheffield Documentary Festival, showing from Thursday June 9th to Saturday June 11th.

Three Screen Academy Scotland students have been accepted to  DigiCult’s Incubator programme which recently launched in Glasgow. Eva Riley, Lorraine McCann and  Hugh Farrell are among 13 writers and writer/directors that were selected from 85 applicants.

Screen Academy Scotland graduate Victoria Thomas (MFA Advanced Film Practice)  has had her screenplay Kiloshe selected for Babylon International, the  major new script development initiative funded by the EU’s MEDIA MUNDUS and the NIGERIAN FILM CORPORATION.

Screen Academy graduate Ronnie MacIntosh (MFA Advanced Film Practice) has been long listed to the next stage of the BBC Writers Academy 2011. The BBC Writers' Academy provides training on all aspects of drama production from casting to scheduling.

Screen Academy Scotland graduate Mandy Lee (MFA Advanced Film Practice) is 1 of 3 selected UK screenwriters who will be featured, and have her screenplay performed on stage, at this year's BAFTA Rocliffe New Writers Forum on the 16th of June at 19.00 at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Screen Academy graduate Joern Utkilen (MFA Advanced Film Practice) and current Media Academy student at eca, Ryan McHenry  will both be screening short films at Edinburgh International Film Festival's Scottish Shorts strand.

DATE: Wednesday 22nd June
TIME: 6.30 - 7.30
VENUE: Festival House at Teviot
ACCESS: All EIFF pass holders &  invited guests 0f Screen Academy Scotland

Mhairi Law, a 1st year student on the BA (Hon) Photography and Film Programme, has won the Best Experimental Film Award for her film 'Space', at the Columbo International Student Film Festival in April.


The latest Bridging the Gap shorts exploring the theme of SHIFT will screen at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2011 on the 23rd of June. Two Screen Academy graduates, Tali Yankelevich (MA Film Directing) and Paul Ryan (MA Screen Project Development) are among the Bridging the Gap filmmakers who will be screening their documentaries.