Programmes & Courses

Black Camel

A key aspect of Screen Academy Scotland’s courses is to provide masterclasses from industry practitioners. Arabella Page Croft and Kieran Parker of Black Camel Pictures discuss their recent success of Sunshine on Leith and describe what it takes to become a successful producer.

Prof. Bruce Sheridan

The second day of the symposium provided a perspective from across the Atlantic with the second keynote address being delivered by Professor Bruce Sheridan, Chair of the Film & Video Department at Columbia College in Chicago. His presentation  covered the background to his and Columbia College’s decision to ‘reinvent their producing curricula’ and introduce an […]

Rebecca O’Brien

Acclaimed producer Rebecca O’Brien, creative and business partner of Ken Loach, provided the opening keynote of the symposium with an industry perspective in a talk which explored her own experiences as a producer, current issues in the industry and new models for producing in the future. Noting that “For as long as there is a […]

Tommy Gormley

In November 2014 we were thrilled to host a masterclass with renowned 1st AD Tommy Gormley. Fresh from his win at the British Academy Scotland (BAFTA) ceremony in Glasgow on the 16th Nov where he won an award for Outstanding Contribution to Craft, Tommy spoke to students about his career journey from being a Production […]

Allanah Brookes

Find out Allanah’s thoughts on studying at the Screen Academy and tips for current students.  Allanah came to the MA Screenwriting by way of a Film & Media degree at the University of Stirling and the Writers Factory Introduction to Screenwriting evening class. Initially looking to pursue a career in drama development, it was a […]