Simon Chinn, Producer
Man on Wire
SDI Pitching Session
Meet the Professionals
Screen Academy Scotland offers a Professional Practice a programme, designed to support student and graduate's professional development through interaction with industry professionals. The Professional Practice programme offers mentoring and work placements as well as a range of masterclasses and Professional Practice workshops.
We work closely with the industry to ensure a seamless transition from education to employment, tailoring our programmes to provide industries with the graduates they need, and offer our students the opportunities they want. Several programmes such as Lo Fi, Screen NETS, HTGR, aim to develop personal creativity and professional skills through direct contact with industry practices and personnel.
Creative Collaborationsis a regular networking event for Edinburgh Napier and Edinburgh College of Art filmmaking students. It provides an opportunity for directors, writers, producers and animators to meet each other and form ….. creative collaborations.The events include speed dating and pitching sessions, screenings of student work as well as opportunities to chat over a glass of wine. These informal networking sessions help students get to know each other and result in many undergraduate and postgraduate partnerships.
Continued Professional Development
Graduated? Freelancer? Looking for a change?...We also offer a range of Short Courses in which film, TV, and creative media professionals can develop their skills with the aid of experienced industry practitioners. Our international programme ENGAGE is a hugely successful training programme designed to collaborate the international pool of new and emerging writers, directors and producers.