Programmes & Courses

Screen Academy are delighted to once again be partnering with XpoNorth to bring you two events at this year’s festival in Inverness in June

DAY 1 WEDNESDAY JUNE 7TH – Screen Academy Scotland presents: A Guide to Network Television Commissioning
Do You have a great idea for a television show which you know will work? What do you do next? Who do you take it to and how do you pitch it? Chaired by James Mullighan, film arts and festival consultant and former artistic director of Edinburgh International Film Festival and Cork Film Festival, the panel also includes Jo Street, BBC Daytime Commissioner, Lizzie Gray, Executive Producer with Sky Drama and Alan Tyler, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment BBC

Times: 2:45pm – 4:00pm
Venue: The Jim Love Studio, Eden Court
Speakers: James Mullighan (Chair) (BBC), Jo Street (BBC), Lizzie Gray (Sky), Alan Tyler (BBC)

DAY 2 THURSDAY 8TH JUNE: Screen Academy Scotland presents The European Connection
We are delighted to be screening a showcase of four Screen Academy Scotland graduate short films showing a range of creative storytelling from Scotland to the Basque Country.

Time: 13.00-14.00

An (Un)natural Birth – Dir. Laura Kingwell       
Event Horizon – Dir. Joséfa Celestin       
Patata Tortilla – Dir. Ben Sharrock       
The Fifth Wall – Dir. Siniša Radosavljević       

We are delighted that five Screen Academy graduates are screening films across the XpoNorth programme this year. Including I’m Still Here, Stuart Edwards (MFA Film Directing, ECA), Kayla and KyleAndrew Rooke (MFA Film Directing,ECA), Stay , Neill Prentice ( MA Film, Edinburgh Napier), Sidney & Friends Tristan Aitchison (PG Cert Screenwriting, Edinburgh Napier ), Here We Go Here We Go Here We Go, Roxana Vilk (MA Film & TV, ECA)

To attend these and other events and screenings at XpoNorth you must register for you FREE delegate pass at the link below.