Film Access Scotland offers a year-round programme of workshops, training and networking opportunities that specifically cater for the needs of Film Access organisations and practitioners.


To make this programme as effective and accessible as possible to the whole Sector, the programme is free to access for all staff of our member organisations and associates.


To find out more about joining Film Access Scotland, visit our Join Us page.


Panel Discussion – Exploring a sustainable future for the Film Industry (Glasgow)

GMAC 103 Trongate, Glasgow

What can the film industry do to become greener? How can emerging filmmakers make environmental films and reach a wide audience? What can we learn from the past? Come and listen to a range of voices and experiences working towards a more sustainable future in Scotland. Hear from Dr Emily Munro, director of […]

Youth Film Access Festival – Friday 8th April 2022

Community Central Hall Grovepark Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Road, Glasgow

10:30 – 12:00 Panel - Soundscaping Film with Luci Holland, Ali Murray & Ania Przygoda (14+ years) Sound in film is often overlooked, but as a key immersive tool it can make all the difference between a good story and a bad one. But how do we build the perfect soundscape in film, […]

Youth Film Access Festival – Saturday 9th April 2022

Community Central Hall Grovepark Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Road, Glasgow

10:00 – 12:00 Workshop - How to make a Film in 90 seconds with Inma De Reyes (12-16 years) Can you tell a story about the climate crisis in a 90 second film? Learn to make quality films on your mobile devices with this quick filmmaking workshop. Aimed at 12-16-year-olds, you will leave this fun […]

Youth Film Access Festival Sunday 10th April 2022

Community Central Hall Grovepark Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Road, Glasgow

10:00 – 12:00 Workshop - Sustainable Stop-Frame Animation for Under 12s (6 - 11 years) Learn the magic of stop motion animation through our environmentally friendly workshop. Aimed at under 12s, the workshop will walk you through the steps of creating a stop motion animation using upcycled materials and equipment you can find at home. […]

Film Access Workshop: Course Design & Delivery 

Creative Stirling 44 King Street, Stirling

At our Film Access Workshop Series, practitioners will come together to share good practice on course design and delivery through sector-specific case studies and discussion groups. We will be exploring the methods, challenges and solutions involved in designing and delivering an engaging Film Access course.  This event is for our members and associates […]

Film Access Training: Anti-racism


The purpose of the training is to provide a ‘baseline’ awareness of issues around (anti) racism within the film sector. It will specifically explore the forms and manifestations of racism in broader society, and in the specific context of filmmaking and film access.   This baseline will then provide a backdrop to dig at the […]

Film Access Coffee Morning: Highlands & Islands


Join us for our first online Film Access Coffee Morning, at 11am on 28 February 2023! We are delighted to welcome Film Access practitioners Screen Argyll and Eden Court, who will share news on the Film Access activities they work hard on implementing in the Highlands & Islands.   Following some short introductions, our […]

Film Access Workshop: Outreach & Engagement  

Media Education 183 Dalry Rd, Edinburgh

Wednesday 19 April, 1:30pm to 4:30pm In this Workshop we will look closely at current outreach and engagement strategies of Film Access Scotland members and associates for their projects. Through case studies and discussion groups, the session will help Film Access practitioners identify the challenges in outreach and engagement, while offering examples of […]

Film Access Scotland Coffee Morning – Dumfries & Galloway


Join our second online Film Access Coffee Morning, at 10am on 9 May 2023! We are delighted to welcome Film Access practitioners Colin Tennant (Coulson & Tennant) and Emma Dove (Cample Line), who will share insight into their Film Access activities and the challenges working with remote and isolated communities. Amy Marletta (Upland) […]

Film Access Training: Neurodiversity  


Tuesday 16 May 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm This practical session facilitated by biggerhouse will focus on neurodiversity awareness in conversation with three filmmakers they previously worked with. This is part of their ongoing film talent development programme Different Voices for emerging Neurodiverse filmmakers and creatives from the Bristol area. They will present examples of their work […]

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