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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. 

Lauren Piskothy
Polwarth Edinburgh
Lauren Piskothy is a writer, lover of sketch comedy, and film/TV nerd, regrettably from Tampa, FL. Nora Ephron and Mindy Kaling are her personal heroes and tuna is her kryptonite. She's currently living in Edinburgh pursuing her master's degree in Screenw
Ania Przygoda

Ania Przygoda

ANIA PRZGODA
Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Glasgow
Ania Przygoda is an award-winning sound editor.
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.
Kerry-Anne Saouter
Edinburgh
After 10 years of experience in Canada, freshly arrived in Scotland.
Jessica Secmezsoy-Urquhart
Hamilton
28/Scot/Turk/writer/filmmaker/BBC Social contributor/Autistic/Disabled/Nonbinary/queer.
Molly Shelton
Edinburgh
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.
Morag Tinto
Glasgow
Self-shooting PD based in Glasgow making arts and documentaries, also a visiting tutor at the NFTS.
Lindsay Watson

Lindsay Watson

Experienced
on the ScreenSkills scale
Edinburgh
A wide range of experience from cutting factual documentaries for BBC broadcast including the four part series Arctic Academy, exhibition films for National Museums, fashion films and TV commercials. She has a strong sense of narrative and structure and
Caroline Whyte

Caroline Whyte

SlingShot Studios
Early
on the ScreenSkills scale
Fife
Associate Producer, Production Editor, Podcast editor at SlingShot Studios
Sian Yeshe
Langholm
Sian Yeshe is an emerging artist from Langholm, Scotland. Sian explores people based narratives through a practice founded in documentary film and installation.
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..