Film Access Scotland Newsletter: May 2023

This month we wrapped up our Spring programme of events and with summer fast approaching we are excited to give you a roundup of all the inspiring projects our members have been busy delivering over the last few weeks and give you an overview of upcoming events and opportunities.    FILM ACCESS WORKSHOP: OUTREACH […]

Film Access Training: Neurodiversity

Working with neurodivergent participants and film talent is best achieved through encouragement and facilitation   Blog by Events Manager Meray Diner   Our last event as the events team consisting of Amaya Bañuelos Marco, Meike Krolewczyk and myself, was the neurodiversity training. Our search for neurodiversity training for film access practitioners was a […]

Film Access Workshop: Outreach and Engagement

Our third workshop took place on 19 April 2023 at Media Education in Edinburgh with participants from across Scotland.    Case studies on outreach and engagement were presented by Katie Paterson (shmu), Felix Gilfedder (Mobile Film School and Solar Bear) and Alasdair Satchel (Screen Argyll and Freelancer).  In this Workshop participants discussed outreach and engagement […]

Film Access Scotland Newsletter: April 2023

With summer just around the corner, we are excited to share news about the projects our members have been working hard on delivering over the past month, upcoming opportunities, and an overview of our programme of events in May.    Upcoming Programme  Film Access Workshop: Outreach & Engagement   Members’ Highlights  Upcoming Events & Opportunities  […]

Film Access Scotland members announced as The Sean Connery Foundation grantees

The philanthropic foundation aims to accelerate positive change through strategic grant-making to institutions and organisations in Scotland and The Bahamas. The new screen-education focused grantees (in alphabetical order) are: Glasgow Media Arts Centre (GMAC) Screen Education Edinburgh (SEE) Station House Media Unit, Aberdeen (SHMU) The Portal Arts, Glasgow Following the establishment of The […]

First Film Access Scotland Coffee Morning with focus on Highlands & Islands

Our first online Film Access Coffee Morning took place on Tuesday 28 February in conversation with members Screen Argyll and Eden Court.  Jen Skinner from Screen Argyll and Drew Tremlett from Eden Court shared their news on their Film Access activities in the Highlands & Islands. We discussed implementing film programmes in remote […]

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 […]


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