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This Directory is a talent pool of Scotland's documentary filmmaking women* (of all disciplines and levels of experience) who are looking for paid work.  If you are hiring please do make use of the directory - each profile includes contact details.   

If you are part of Scotland's professional community of female documentary makers and you are looking for work or might be in the future, please create a profile to tell us about yourself and your work! You can be working in any role – director, producer, editor, camera etc and with any level of experience.  

If you have any problems with the site please email [email protected]

 

*our definition includes cis women, trans women, genderqueer, femme/feminine-identifying and non-binary filmmakers. 

Noor Abdel-Razik
Glasgow
An ambitious and passionate freelance Assistant Producer with major broadcast credits for ITV 1, Channel 4 and the BBC with a background in journalism. Watch my most recent commission! https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000tld9
Nelisa Alcalde

Nelisa Alcalde

Cinematographer
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Nelisa Alcalde is a cinematographer born in Spain. She has been developing her cinematography skills around the world by working in professional films such as The Painted Bird and A Boy Called Christmas, and studying in schools such as EICTV in Cuba and U
Beth Allan

Beth Allan

The Forest of Black LTD
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Film and video production company based in Glasgow, Scotland, working lots for the music industry making promos, documentary and concert films.
Heather Andrews

Heather Andrews

Blazing Griffin
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Dubbing mixer, sound designer and foley artist working in film, tv and theatre. Now based full time at Blazing Griffin.
Hannah Bailey
Aviemore
Hannah Bailey is a passionate award-winning photographer, journalist and producer who has been immersed in the underground scenes of action sports, adventure and the outdoors for over 10 years.
Simone Bett

Simone Bett

Encaptivate Films Ltd.
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Simone has worked on broadcast documentaries for ITV and Channel 4. In 2016 she produced feature film Dark Sense. She is currently working on a rugby documentary, The Great Game. Simone is an alumnus of highly acclaimed EIFF's Talent Lab.
Kim Beveridge
Motherwell
Since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in 2005 with a BA honors degree in ‘Time Based Art’ I have been working as a freelance digital artist, part-time college lecturer, filmmaker and audio visual designer for live performance
Sana Bilgrami
Edinburgh
Sana Bilgrami, award-winning documentary filmmaker and film lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University.
Bircan Birol
Glasgow
Bircan is a Glasgow based documentary filmmaker who has created content for television broadcast, film festivals, and online streaming.
Nicola Black

Nicola Black

Blackwatch Media
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Location not geo-coded yet
I am an experienced Producer/Director with twenty years experience making Documentaries for BBC and Channel 4. I have a BAFTA (Scotland) for best short film.
Emily Brown
Glasgow
I'm an award-winning freelance filmmaker, P/D and editor with extensive experience working for the BBC. I have been involved in a broad range of genres from investigations to spoken word, to drama and mini-docs. I'm particularly interested in human issues
Katrina Brown
Aviemore
An award-winning documentary filmmaker committed to exploring and furthering our emotional and scientific connections with land and environment, whilst making space for diverse voices.
Laura Buchanan
Glasgow
Experienced camera operator & camera assistant for television and film. Director of Photographer for BBC Scotland documentary 'The Bad Guy' 2019.
Taryn Calverey

Taryn Calverey

Blazing Griffin Post Production
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Award winning Colourist and Online Editor! Having worked on a variety of worldwide productions, I love to travel and experience other cultures. I am interested in the future of media development and our impact on society.
Lindy Cameron

Lindy Cameron

Move on Up
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Cromarty
Producer and Picture Editor. Highland based
Giulia Candussi
Ayr
Experienced photojournalist turned documentary filmmaker. Self-starter full of ideas and very confident shooter. Strong background in journalism and human rights. Passionate about women’s rights, alternative lifestyles and the environment.
Ruby Cedar
Ayr
Glasgow based Filmmaker and Visual artist. Production Assistant / Runner / 1st AD / Editor / Sound Design / Writer / Director
Anne-Claire Christie
Glasgow
Triple BAFTA (Scotland) award-winning Producer/Director, most recently for BBC Scotland's Being Gail Porter. Recently secured1x60 prime-time C4 doc commission for The Scottish Island That Won The Lottery for my own company.
denise cochrane
Location not geo-coded yet
Film maker • Camera operations • Photographer • Trying to break into the documentary directing world.
Hannah Currie
Glasgow
Documentary filmmaker. Watch Talent on iPlayer: http://bbc.in/talent
Inma de Reyes
Edinburgh
Spanish, based in Edinburgh, self-shooting filmmaker and film director with credits for Aconite Productions, BBC Scotland, Scottish Documentary Institute.
Ashley Dick

Ashley Dick

Ash on Film
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
I’m looking for projects with variety and creativity. I enjoy using my skills in problem solving and collaboration to help bring visions to life. My work spans across fiction film, documentary, animation, commercial and online content.
Meray Diner
Glasgow
Glasgow based filmmaker
Sarah Drummond

Sarah Drummond

LS Productions
Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Sarah Drummond is Managing Director and Executive Producer at LS Productions, leading its production offering. She started the company's film department and has worked on TV episodes, music videos and feature films.
Esther Du

Esther Du

Esther Du Motion
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Dedicated multi-skilled Motion Graphics Designer with 5 years experience in the creative industry. With a keen eye for detail and a strong conceptual approach, I love working on meaningful innovative projects that allow me to explore new ideas.
Mariana Duarte

Mariana Duarte

University of Edinburgh
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
As a documentary filmmaker, I am dedicated to creating films that creatively address social and humanitarian issues. As an editor, I embrace my role as a professional supporter that aims at helping filmmakers to achieve the film they envisioned.
Siobhan Fahey
Ayr
Edgy, Queer, Nightlife - I tell stories that are fresh, edgy and challenging - queer, diverse, after dark
Sarah Fairbrother
Edinburgh
Graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a distinction in Film Directing (MA) in 2017, and have written and shot 3 commissioned films, while developing a slate of creative shorts in documentary, animation and fiction.
Sam Firth
Highlands
I direct and edit first person documentary as well doing participatory filmmaking in the community with children and young people. My work has won International awards.