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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. 

Raman Mundair
Glasgow
Raman Mundair is an Indian born, director, writer, artist, activist, filmmaker and playwright. She is not neuro-typical and identifies as disabled, Queer and a British Asian intersectional feminist. She is based in Shetland and Glasgow.
Eilidh Munro
Edinburgh
Digital Content Creator - Crees Foundation
Chantel Ng
Glasgow
Chantel is an artist and creative. Currently, she is pursuing her career in unscripted television. Her experiences included working in Development and Production.
Michelle Owen
Glasgow
Glasgow based self shooting Producer / Director working across all things factual. Specialising in access based content with a passion for sharing the stories of everyday people. Broadcast credits across BBC, ITV, C4 and C5.
Hazel Palmer

Hazel Palmer

freelance
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Experienced broadcast camera operator with a varied background including motorbikes, motherhood, helicopter filming, roller-skating and chimps
Nikki Parrott

Nikki Parrott

Tigerlily Two
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Tigerlily Films is an award winning company producing factual and fiction content for TV, cinema and digital platforms around the world.
Louise Pirie

Louise Pirie

LCP Productions
Expert
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Makes tough to tell, sensitive access docs and current affairs reports on social issues.
Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Dundee
Documentary editor and NFTS graduate. Recent work includes Grierson and IDA nominated films. Love crafting intimate, compelling, character-led stories.
Jennie Robson
Scottish Borders
An engaged and ambitious new entrant into the industry, with a background in Psychology & Research. Excited to pursue entry level opportunities in documentary filmmaking following my recent work at two International Human Rights Film Festivals.
Morna Ross
Highlands
About to graduate with a BA (Hons) Media (hopefully)
Beth Sabey
Glasgow
Glasgow-based filmmaker, with a passion for creative and socially-engaged storytelling.
Jessica Secmezsoy-Urquhart
Hamilton
28/Scot/Turk/writer/filmmaker/BBC Social contributor/Autistic/Disabled/Nonbinary/queer.
Molly Shelton
Location not geo-coded yet
Documentary Film Maker, specialising in environmental justice film.
Hollie Smith
Glasgow
Former journo turned documentary and obs-doc specialist with a penchant for all things 'The One Show'
Wilma Smith

Wilma Smith

Mine Horse Pictures
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
By Montrose
Zero budget filmmaker for 25 years. Made a BtG ‘The Review’ (2016). Working Mum who is dedicated to tell stories.
Hannah Spreckley
Glasgow
Early in the stages of a documentary career after several years as a print journalist.
Miranda Stern
Glasgow
A self-shooting filmmaker / director / general maverick; Glasgow based London gal; films keep me curious!
Sara Stroud
Aberdeen
Film maker, Artist, and TV production lecturer. I have 20 years experience in corporate and educational film making. I also am a video Artist using creating installations and sculptural objects that incorporate film.
Stephanie Symington
Paisley
A figure skating, pole dancing, arthritic and Dyslexic Researcher.
Shona Thomson
Edinburgh
I make and research films that give archive footage a wider platform. I also create and produce events that use archive film to kickstart conversations around identity, heritage and representation. I use the past to talk about the future.
Lindsay Watson

Lindsay Watson

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Lindsay is a film editor based in Scotland. Having studied Visual Communication, at The Glasgow School of Art she moved to London where she gained a wide range of experience working with established photographers and directors. Working with renowned photo
Caroline Whyte

Caroline Whyte

SlingShot Studios
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Location not geo-coded yet
Associate Producer, Production Editor, Podcast editor at SlingShot Studios
XiXi Zhu
Edinburgh
I'm currently a postgraduate student in MA film directing at the University of Edinburgh. A documentary filmmaker based in Scotland who wants to tell good stories
Elena Zini

Elena Zini

Screen Language Ltd
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
Proud founder of Screen Language Ltd, which offers accessibility and linguistic services for the film industry such as subtitling, audio description, translation, transcription, live captioning, BSL interpretation..