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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 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

Self-employed
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
I am a documentary filmmaker and film editor with a passion for social and humanitarian issues.
Siobhan Fahey

Siobhan Fahey

Riot Productions
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Ayr
Edgy, Queer, Nightlife - I tell stories that are fresh, edgy and challenging - queer, diverse, after dark
Sarah Fairbrother

Sarah Fairbrother

Portobello Documentary
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Sam Firth

Director
Location not geo-coded yet
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

Ciara Flint

Slightly Bitter Productions
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Documentary director, camera operator and editor passionate about raw and honest storytelling.
Amparo Fortuny
Glasgow
Documentary filmmaker and producer. The Next Day Films.
Lou Fox-McLoughlan

Lou Fox-McLoughlan

Loumclou Films
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Award winning Director / Cinematographer. Freelance and working on 2nd international documentary feature.
Emma Fraser

Emma Fraser

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Experienced Shooting PD working across factual, fact-ent, obs-doc and specialist factual shows. Can be based in Glasgow or Inverness.
Shanine Gallagher

Shanine Gallagher

Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Creator of short fiction film and documentary.
Sanne Gault

Sanne Gault

Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Bea Goddard

Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Queer filmmaker from West Yorkshire, based in Edinburgh. Work has previously focused on neurodivergence, sexism in boxing, and nonbinary parenthood.
Lindsay Goodall

Lindsay Goodall

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Shona Greig

Shona Greig

Red Bull
Entry
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Content Creation Intern
Charlotte Hailstone

Charlotte Hailstone

Hailstone Films Limited
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!
Jo Hanley

Jo Hanley

Jo Hanley Photography
Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Dividing her time between London and Edinburgh, Jo works directly with clients and agencies worldwide. Her ability capture the atmosphere and humanity of a brand and translate it into captivating visuals is second to none. No matter the location, scale, o
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

Clara Harris

2f3
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
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

Geraldine Heaney

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
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
Virginia Heath

Virginia Heath

Faction North Ltd
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
EDINBURGH
Virginia Heath writes and directs documentary and drama films including BAFTA nominated, From Scotland With Love and Berlinale award winning Relativity. Part of Faction North Ltd, her current project is hybrid documentary She Sings of Murder and Love.
Sabine Hellmann
Inverness
I'm an expert facilitator in participatory filmmaking processes and have over 10 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.
Gemma Hood

Gemma Hood

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Documentary Filmmaker and Experienced TV Assistant Producer
Sarah Howitt

Sarah Howitt

Indelible Telly Ltd
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Award winning documentary maker. Owner of way too much kit. One half of Indelible Telly Ltd. Prefers running to walking