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.

Douglas Mackinnon – Interview

Douglas Mackinnon is one of the UKs most experienced and prominent high end TV drama directors. His credits include Sherlock, Dr Who and Line of Duty. He recently took time out of his busy schedule to come to Screen Academy Scotland to work with our students including small group sessions as well as a larger masterclass using Sherlock: The Abominable […]

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 […]

Lili Sandelin

Producer Lili Sandelin is interviewed by Larah Bross. Lili did the MFA Advanced Film Practice at SAS and has since worked as a producer in drama and documentary. Find out more about Lili: Find out more about the MFA Advanced Film Practice