Ciaran Hodgman is an award-winning screenwriter with a passion for exploring stories of outsiders to mainstream society.
Robin is a BAFTA-winning Film and TV drama director from the Scottish Highlands and a regular director of BBC Scotland’s continuing drama River City. Robin’s stories are rooted in human connection, drawing inspiration from the people, place and landscape where she lives.
Nathan is an actor, writer and producer - specialising in comedy. He’s written for a number of high profile TV shows including Queen of the New Year, Scot Squad, Only an Excuse and Get Set Galactic.
Laura Lovemore is a Scottish actor and emerging writer for stage and screen. She enjoys writing about her own life experiences including those around her. Lovemore has recently written for BBC ONE ‘ Raiders of the lost Archive’ and is currently writing for The Comedy Unit.
Julian David Grass graduated in Film & TV from University of Westminster in 2013. Since then he participated in Babylon 2014, a European screenwriter’s workshop (which took place in London, Vienna and Cannes Film Festival) and has written and directed two short films: Ivory Stage and Actus Reus, the second of which was screened at Aesthetica in 2018.
Paul is a Glasgow-based writer, director and performer, known for his viral comedy videos. Paul set-up production company Pity Party alongside Mark Black and Carlin Miller, through which the trio have produced short-form comedy content that has gained millions of views on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Julie Tsang is an award-winning playwright. Having recently moved into screenwriting Julie has been in several writersrooms with BBC and Threewise Entertainment. She has writing credits for TV episodes with CBBC and ScreenGlue.
Guido Lippe is a writer and script editor (and occasional director) with a love for comedy, scifi and comics. He left behind a long career in the Netherlands, filled with family films, comedy and historical drama credits, to seek his fortune in the UK film, TV and theatre world.
Richard began his career as a playwright in Chicago before making the move to Los Angeles to work in development on the NBC series HANNIBAL and the Netflix feature WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY. In 2020, he earned his Master's in TV Fiction Writing while developing a crime drama for UKTV with Scotland's Black Camel Pictures.
Thomas Ambrosini is an American-born, Scottish-based screenwriter and playwright. He holds a Masters in Playwriting from the University of Edinburgh and a Masters in Screenwriting from Glasgow Caledonian University. Before moving into entertainment, Thomas worked in Democratic politics in Washington, DC.
Martin is a Paisley-born, Perthshire-based actor, director and playwright. He trained as an actor at the RSAMD (now RCS) graduating in 2007.
Simone began her casting career at the age of 19. Her career in London peaked in 1999 when she and her sister cast two of the actresses nominated for Oscars that year. After a career break to raise a family and go to art school she returned to casting having moved to Edinburgh in 2012. She and Anna Dawson now cast film, television and theatre from their base in Summerhall. Her career in Scotland has yet to peak…
Laurie Motherwell is a playwright born, raised, and based in Glasgow. Laurie is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh’s MSC in Playwriting, and is a proud member of the Scottish Society of Playwrights.
Lewis Hetherington is a Playwright, Director and Performance Maker who lives in Glasgow with his partner and two dogs. He loves sharing stories with people, and the power stories have to help us better understand the world around us; to help us sit with things which are complicated and to help us find joy and light in the chaos.
James McIntyre is a Scottish Screenwriter, best known for his 80 plus episodes of BBC Scotland’s RIVER CITY, plus various episodes of BBC’s EASTENDERS, NEW STREET LAW, and STV’s TAGGART.
After graduating from the RSAMD (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) in 1998, Ros has worked extensively as an actor, and most recently as a theatre maker, writer and director. She is particularly passionate about bold work for children and families and is an experienced performer and creator of audio drama and immersive theatre.
“Irrepressible Irish theatre minx” Meghan Tyler is an award-winning writer from Newry, Northern Ireland. They trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and received playwright mentoring from David Ireland.
Adam has been a successful Actor for around fourteen years. Started writing about ten years ago. Lived all over the place. Two kids. Incredibly unlucky with second handcars. Has watched every episode of Air Crash Investigation.
Lesley is an award-winning writer based in Glasgow, as well as an actor, director and script editor/dramaturg, with a wide range of experience working in theatre, film, television and radio drama.
Andy Edwards isa playwright and dramaturg living in Glasgow. They’ve written for page, stage, screen, and radio, including commissions for National Theatre of Scotland and BBC Radio 4.
Ian is a filmmaker and writer, most well known for his BAFTA-award-winning documentary, Marty Goes to Hollywood.
Ninian Dunnett is an author and journalist, and teaches music at the University of Edinburgh. Screen credits include Restless Natives (Thorn EMI) and Magic in the Water (Columbia Tristar). He is currently writing Restless Natives the stage musical for a Scottish tour in 2024, and a feature film, Not A Six Foot Rabbit, in development with Sympathetic Ink.
Anna is a Scotland based Casting Director, beginning her career whilst still studying Drama and Film at the University of Manchester. Over 10 years later Anna now acts as associate Casting Director at SPH Casting alongside casting her own projects from the office in Summerhall in Edinburgh.
Catriona Lexy Campbell has worked as a theatre artist, actor and writer for many years, primarily in her native Gaelic. She has published numerous works over the years, including two novels for adults, two novels for Gaelic learners, a novel and book of short stories for children, a trilogy of novels for young adults and three plays.
Julia is a multi-award winning writer, director and performer and has been working across stage and screen for 2 decades.
Andy trained at the University of Glasgow and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He works as a playwright, director and composer and is artistic director of Sleeping Warrior Theatre Company. His writing for theatre is varied, from making shows for wee ones to hard-hitting dramas that have played in most theatres across Scotland.
Eubha Akilade is an actor/writer/director from Glasgow. Working as an actor and being on sets from a young age, Eubha quickly developed a keen interest in behind-the-scenes.
Vlad Butucea is a Glasgow-based, Romanian-born playwright and screenwriter. He was mentored by Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, and holds a Masters in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from the University of Glasgow.
Born in Dundee, Simon used his experience as an amateur boxer and nightclub manager to write first play, “Shadowboxing.” Has lived in Doncaster, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, and Pittsfield Massachusetts where he spent time working on a farm and interned at The Berkshire Public Theatre.
Peter Arnott was born in Glasgow when Dinosaurs roamed the Earth. With fifty or so professional productions behind him, he has been described as one of Scotland's most beloved and prolific playwrights.
Edinburgh born Nalini, studied Drama at Bristol University before training at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She then lived all over the UK before returning to Scotland. She has since worked extensively in TV, theatre and radio.
Grant Reid is a working-class writer, script editor and producer from Glasgow who began his career at the MA TV Screenwriting programme at GCU. He enjoys telling stories about identity and self-sabotage through comedy and drama.
Aodhan is a playwright and screenwriter from Glasgow, who trained at the Rita and Burton School of Dramatic Writing at NYU, Tisch School of the Arts.
Holly Jack is a writer, director and actor based in Scotland. She has many years experience working in television as an actor and her writer/director debut film Safe Home is currently in post production. Holly studied at New York Film Academy and is passionate about telling female driven stories.
David is currently a regular Director on BBC’s RIVER CITY. He also co-founded a company called Shooters Films who work with vulnerable groups of people including young people in care, prisoners and school children, teaching them filmmaking skills and giving them a platform to express themselves.