Film Access Scotland is the national sector development body representing, connecting and supporting organisations and individual practitioners working in the Film Access Sector.

This Sector is made up of organisations and individuals working in many different practice areas. Film Access work fulfils a crucial role at the point where these areas overlap.

Film Access work occupies a hugely important place in our society and culture and its positive impact is far-reaching in terms of social inclusion, personal development, employability, health and wellbeing, active citizenship and social, community and environmental justice.

Our growing network of members and associates offers opportunities to people of all ages and backgrounds across Scotland, especially those experiencing disadvantage or exclusion, to participate in inspiring and engaging Film Access activities.


Pioneer in Scottish film industry, Paddy Higson, becomes first Patron of GMAC Film 

Film Access Scotland member, GMAC Film, an open access media centre that delivers a creative and artistic programme for all people, regardless of age, background or income, has announced the OBE-awarded and BAFTA-winning, Paddy Higson, as its first Patron.    Paddy Higson has been a noteworthy name in the film and television industry since […]

Film Access Workshop: Course Design & Delivery

On Tuesday 6 December 2022, Film Access Scotland’s members and associates met at Creative Stirling for the first in our Film Access Workshop Series. The workshop aimed to provide a space for practitioners to hear case studies of successful projects, network with their peers, and discuss best practice for designing and delivering engaging Film […]

Film Access Scotland Programme 2023

Film Access Scotland offers a year-round programme of workshops, training and networking opportunities for Film Access organisations and practitioners. In June 2023, Film Access Scotland will deliver its first Film Access Sector Annual National Conference. FILM ACCESS WORKSHOP SERIES   Film Access Workshops are a series of events aimed at Film Access Scotland members […]


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