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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

Noor Abdel-Razik

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
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.
Ellen Askey

Ellen Askey

Self-Employed
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Ellen is a documentary editor whose work often weaves together the storylines of multiple protagonists, places, or times. Recently, Ellen edited the pilot of the character-driven docuseries Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist (SeriesFest 2022) and the do
Josefin Bagge

Josefin Bagge

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Location not geo-coded yet
Production Coordinator / Junior Producer at Forest of Black, mainly working in short doc, music video and commercial
Hannah Bailey

Hannah Bailey

Neon Stash
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
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.
Stan Barker

Stan Barker

Woof Woof
Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Clara Bessos

Clara Bessos

Twist of Lime Productions
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Clara is a film maker from Edinburgh, focussed on interesting people and stories, usually with a Scottish slant. Experience in documentary, charity web/social videos, theatre, comedy and music. All the good stuff.
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

Kim Beveridge

Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Sana Bilgrami

Room Nineteen Films
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Sana Bilgrami, award-winning documentary filmmaker and film lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University.
Bircan Birol

Bircan Birol

Filmmaker
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Bircan is a Glasgow based documentary filmmaker.
Nicola Black

Nicola Black

Blackwatch Media Ltd
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.
Emma Bowen

Emma Bowen

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Location not geo-coded yet
Emma is a creative practitioner and educator based in Scotland. She works collaboratively on bespoke learning, social care and lens-based art projects. Recent work includes video commissions for Travelling Gallery..
Katrina Brown

Katrina Brown

BroonCoo Films
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Laura Buchanan

LJ Camera
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Giulia Candussi

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Ruby Cedar

Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Ayr
Glasgow based Filmmaker and Visual artist. Production Assistant / Runner / 1st AD / Editor / Sound Design / Writer / Director
Anne-Claire Christie

Anne-Claire Christie

Specky Productions
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Denise Cochrane

Theweephotographer
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Location not geo-coded yet
Film maker • Camera operations • Photographer • Trying to break into the documentary directing world.
Immo Cowan

Immo Cowan

Freelance
Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Location not geo-coded yet
Passionate about sound and looking for trainee, experience or shadowing! Particularly interested in documentary sound recording.
Hannah Currie

Hannah Currie

Filmmaker
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Documentary filmmaker. Watch Not Your Average Family on iPlayer.
Amanda Daud

Amanda Daud

Freelance
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Hi! I'm an entry level documentary filmmaker especially interested in postcolonial relations and anthropology. I'm currently a Sheffield Doc/Fest Youth Juror.
Inma De Reyes

Inma De Reyes

Filmmaker
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Esinburgh
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 impact and creativity. Changing the world and revealing mystic truths. I am experienced in both ob-docs and traditional interview.
Meray Diner

Meray Diner

Film Access Scotland
Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Glasgow based filmmaker
Jenny Dinwoodie
Location not geo-coded yet
Documentary filmmaker & cinematographer with a passion for community led storytelling & local change-making. I am working towards a collective, sustainable, community led practice which explores our relationship with one another, and with