Roger Griffiths (MA Screenwriting, Screen Academy Scotland Edinburgh Napier) has started shooting his first short film as Writer/Director. Take the Shot, a thriller, was selected for commission by SFTN Scottish Shorts and was also selected for Northern Ireland Screen’s Shorts to Features initiative. The film is being produced by Claire Mundell and Lee Brazier at Synchronicity Films and Cinescope Entertainment . Take the Shot is the short to Rodger’s feature screenplay Kill which was developed as part of lo-fi 2, the low budget feature film development programme run by Screen Academy Scotland since 2011. In 2014 Kill was also awarded the “Empire Award” in the Action/Adventure category at the New York Screenplay contest.