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 […]

Screen Education Edinburgh is hiring a Fundraising Manager!

Film Access Scotland member Screen Education Edinburgh (SEE) is looking for a Fundraising Manager to join their team. SEE is a charity dedicated to filmmaking for all, delivering high-quality learning, training, and production programmes, that develop skills, knowledge, and opportunities, for young people, adult learners, schools, communities, and film talent. Supported by Creative […]

GMAC Film announces selected filmmakers for Little Pictures 2022  

Film Access Scotland member GMAC Film is thrilled to announce twelve new filmmakers and producers for the third year of its short film commission programme Little Pictures.   Little Pictures the micro budget short film programme, which is run by GMAC Film and funded by The National Lottery through Screen Scotland, has just finished the selection process for new and diverse voices on screen […]

Film Access Scotland’s Information-Gathering Workshop

On 15 September 2022, Film Access Scotland facilitated an Information-Gathering Workshop for individual practitioners and representatives from organisations working in the Film Access Sector, which explored three main topics: workforce development, research and training. It was a valuable opportunity for Film Access Scotland and all who attended to listen to, and learn from a variety of […]

Film Access Scotland’s Launch Event

On 15 September 2022, Film Access Scotland hosted its official Launch Event and a Sector Information-Gathering Workshop at CCA in Glasgow. More than 70 individual practitioners and representatives from organisations working in the Film Access Sector joined us over the course of the day to network with others, look to the future and […]

Film Access Scotland is looking for new members and associates! 

Join Film Access Scotland! Now open to new members and associates, we invite you to be a part of Film Access Scotland’s growing network, delivering inspiring and engaging Film Access activities to people of all ages and backgrounds across Scotland, especially those experiencing disadvantage or exclusion. We encourage all organisations and individual practitioners working in, […]

1.5° Film Challenge 2022 Trophies

For the new round of the 1.5° Film Challenge, we have invited back Deniz Uster to make trophies for our award-winning filmmakers. Last year, her glorious trophy design featured otherworldly miniature landscapes made from up-cycled camera lenses, encapsulated within a glass dome. Deniz explained to us how she envisioned the trophies: “They composed […]


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