For over thirty years Edinburgh Napier University has been the Scottish centre of excellence for practice-based film and television higher education courses.

Graduates of Napier from the 1980s onwards, for example Lynne Ramsay, Neville Kidd, Andy Goddard and Benjamin Kracun, are now established as award-winning international film makers. more…

What resources are there at Screen Academy Scotland?

Screen Academy Scotland at Edinburgh Napier University  is one of Scotland’s leading screen practice educators. We have a broad range of facilities available to students.

Our post production facilities are housed at our Merchiston Avenue campus, with our production facilities available to students at our Craiglockhart Campus. more…

Alistair Scott

Alistair Scott Was appointed as Director Screen Academy Scotland in August 2015, taking over from Professor Robin MacPherson, he has been on the Screen Academy

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C. Paul Sellors

C. Paul Sellors Is a Lecturer in Film History, Theory, and Criticism at Edinburgh Napier University. He is the author of Film Authorship: Auteurs and

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Catriona Macinnes

Catriona MacInnes trained as a performer and theatre maker at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and worked as an actor before going on to study

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Chris Neilan

Chris Neilan is an award-winning author, screenwriter and filmmaker with a PhD in creative writing from Manchester Metropolitan University, focused on unconventional narrative structures.  He

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David Griggs

David Griggs Has a background in Visual Anthropology, Documentary Production, and Web Design. He has produced and directed documentaries in Lesotho, RSA, consulted in Web-based

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Derek Livesey

Derek lectures in Film & TV, specialising in multi-camera studio & outside broadcast, TV documentary and entertainment and factual outputs.   He tutors in location sound

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Iain Davie

Iain graduated with a First Class Honours degree from the Paul McCartney-inspired Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts – Iain received his degree from Sir Paul

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James Mavor

James Mavor Leads the Kino Eyes International Masters in Film programme and teaches across the post-graduate courses in screenwriting. He combines teaching with his work

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Jaya Jayalakshmi

Jaya Jayalakshmi Prof G D Jayalakshmi (commonly called Jaya) is an award-winning, experienced film-maker, educator and media consultant. Jaya’s industry experience spans eleven years at

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Kay Sheridan

With 8 years experience of working in feature film, TV drama, commercials and documentaries across the UK, Kay then made a move into training development

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Kerstin Stutterheim

Kerstin Stutterheim Head of Research at School of Arts and Creative Industries & Professor in Creative Practice. Kerstin Stutterheim is an academic, author, dramaturg, and

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Kirsten MacLeod

Dr. Kirsten MacLeod Is an Associate Professor, Creative Media Practice, and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Television at Edinburgh Napier University. She has worked

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Louise Milne

Louise Milne Is a visual anthropologist, a film-maker and a leading scholar in comparative mythology and the history of dreams. Born on Lewis, Louise studied

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Nigel Smith

Nigel Smith Has worked as producer, series producer, executive producer, development executive, screenwriter, script editor and story analyst in both public and private sectors in

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Paul Gray

Paul Gray Is an Associate Professor in Film and Subject Leader for Screen & Performing Arts, Edinburgh Napier University. Paul’s practice led research interests are

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Qiao Li

Qiao Li My teaching and research focus on Asian cinema, with expertise in Chinese language cinema: the three new wave film movements in Mainland China,

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Sana Bilgrami

Sana Bilgrami Born in Pakistan, is an award-winning documentary film director and researcher. In her films, she explores cross-cultural identity and belonging through a variety

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Zoe Irvine

Zoë Irvine Is a sound designer, sound artist and educator working in a variety of genres in film, theatre and art in Scotland and internationally.

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