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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. 

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.
Ciara Flint
Edinburgh
Documentary director, camera operator and editor passionate about raw and honest storytelling.
Emma Fraser
Glasgow
Experienced Shooting PD working across factual, fact-ent, obs-doc and specialist factual shows. Can be based in Glasgow or Inverness.
Shanine Gallagher
Glasgow
Creator of short fiction film and documentary.
Sanne Gault
Hawick
Pivoting from Live Music and Intimate Events photography, Unit Stills has been a place where I can use my quiet curiosity as a strength.
Laura Gilbert

Laura Gilbert

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Howwood
An ambitious and passionate senior producer who trusted storyteller with a keen eye for detail. Well versed in complex and sensitive access and development.
Clara Glynn

Clara Glynn

Hopscotch Films
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Drymen
Executive producer, director and writer. She is currently exec-ing STORY OF FILM: A NEW GENERATION, she directed ACCIDENTAL ANARCHIST and A SCOTTISH SOLDIER. She wrote 19 dramas for Radio 4 including returning series BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Bea Goddard
Edinburgh
Queer filmmaker from West Yorkshire, based in Edinburgh. Work has previously focused on neurodivergence, sexism in boxing, and nonbinary parenthood.
Charlotte Hailstone

Charlotte Hailstone

Hailstone Films
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
I am a creative documentary producer based in Edinburgh.
Rebecca Hamill

Rebecca Hamill

Grierson Trust DocLab
Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Airdrie
Airdrie/Glasgow-based new entrant to the industry. Enthusiastic and creative, with a passion for engaging and accessible storytelling. Currently building experience and keen to learn!
Carina Haouchine
Glasgow
Scottish-Algerian, Glasgow based filmmaker with a focus on creative documentary.
Amy Hardie

Amy Hardie

Amy Hardie Productions
Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
West Linton
A director on her fourth international feature documentary. Enjoys close collaborations with scientists, academics, and has a strong interest in creating docs to explore and enhance resilience.
clara harris
Edinburgh
Edinburgh based producer
Anthea Harvey

Anthea Harvey

Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Experienced, talented filmmaker specialising in narrative and long form documentary storytelling.
Geraldine Heaney
Glasgow
Geraldine is a Scottish Artist and film maker, based in Glasgow, who collaborates with lots of different people locally and internationally. She is interested in the potential of creativity and play to explore and navigate the world and their use as tools
Sabine Hellmann
Cromarty
I'm an expert facilitator in participatory filmmaking processes and have over 7 years experience in documentary filmmaking, project management, digital media and participatory facilitation processes.
Sonja Henrici

Sonja Henrici

Sonja Henrici Creates
Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
producer. writer. former director @scottishdocinst previous films include: Time Trial, Donkeyote, Becoming Animal
Leslie Hills

Leslie Hills

Skyline Productions Limited
Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Drama, current affairs, OB and documentary since mid 1980s. Latterly international funding and co-productions of theatrical documentaries . Fiction script editing and consultancy.
Rowan Ings
Glasgow
Emerging Director / 'Never Actually Lost' BFI x Made of Truth / 'West Country' SDI x Bridging the Gap / Experienced AP in Current Affairs
Kayleigh Innes

Kayleigh Innes

Kayleigh Innes Media
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Morayshire
Highland-based self-shooting P/D, with a special interest in travel and culture. Over nine years in the game, passionately focusing on creating compelling docs and sharing the authentic stories of people all over the world.
Emily Frances Ippolito
Edinburgh
Emily Frances Ippolito has a strong passion for bringing an image and scene to life through music. Emily has experience in a variety of genres (horror, drama, light hearted and humorous, animation, adverts, and orchestral and chamber music).
Molly Isaac
Edinburgh
Molly Isaac is a versatile composer and sound designer.
Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi
Glasgow
I'm a filmmaker, activist and artist passionate about compelling telling stories from untold perspectives. Eager to collaborate! Check out my hip-hop protest film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0bgWZRc5QQ
Marissa Keating
Glasgow
Marissa is a producer and director based in Glasgow, working in creative documentary.
Demelza Kingston
Glasgow
Glasgow-based photographer with interest in analogue as well as digital photography. Main experience in music video production stills / BTS, wanting to expand into film stills..
sinead Kirwan

sinead Kirwan

Enemy Films/ Freak Films
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Sinead is an award-winning multi-disciplinary producer, making political character driven films for broadcast and cinema, as well as creating dynamic short form content.