January 2012

Producers for Rotterdam Lab Selected...

Three successful Scottish producers were selected to attend the Producers Lab at  the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2012.

As a CineMart partner organisation, EIFF announced the three successful emerging Scottish producers as:

Katie Crook, Anna Odell and Lynsey Stewart. Many congratulations to all three!

A total of 9 Films from the Screen Academy graduates, students and staff have been selected for Glasgow Short Film Festival 2012. The films range from short drama, to animation to documentary (please see list below):

Short Film Downing by Screen Academy Graduates Russell Webber and Peter Forbes continues festival momentum.

MFA Advance Film Practice graduate and screenwriter Ronnie Mackintosh has created a short piece for the National Museum of Scotland. Below is a link to the NMS's page, together with  an audio. 

Screen Academy graduate Simon Arthur was nominated for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards' 'Audi Someone to Watch' award for his first feature film Silver Tongues

http://www.spiritawards.com/nominee_category/audi-someone-to-watch-award/

Screen Academy graduate Ruth Paxton's experimental short film Baroque will be screening at the 9th London Short Film Festival this month. The film has also been nominated for the Best New Short Award (supported by The British Film Council Film Dept.)

James Mavor, head of screenwriting at Screen Academy Scotland at Edinburgh Napier, has written a short drama documentary for BBC Learning and Hopscotch Films which will screen on 13th of January and will be available online thereafter.