Scottish event cinema tour dates announced for WHERE YOU’RE MEANT TO BE ‐ Paul Fegan’s feature documentary, starring Sheila Stewart and Aidan Moffat. Following its sold out Barrowland Ballroom premiere at Glasgow Film Festival, Where You’re Meant To Be hits the road with a preview event cinema tour at venues across Scotland from 25th …
This series of short stories was filmed over three years by emergent Libyan filmmakers, in post-revolution Libya. They are a testament to the courage and resilience of the filmmakers. From Tripoli to Benghazi, meet a grandmother sowing the national flag with relish, a young woman determined to become a film …
The King’s Speech Producer Gareth Ellis-Unwin, Event Cinema pioneer, Penny Nagle from More2Screen, Filmmaker Jeanie Finlay, Campaigner Ben Kempas, Together Films co-Founder Sarah Mosses and Filmhub Scotland’s Manager Sambrooke Scott have been added to our line-up.
Bridging the Gap short film Mining Poems or Odes by Callum Rice has been selected to screen in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival! This exciting announcement follows the recent success of the film winning Best Short Film at the Scottish BAFTA’s in November. The Sundance Film Festival, which takes …
From the moment Tosh refuses to fill in his assessment form and serenades us with a remarkably good Sinatra song, this documentary grabs life through song. Six hospice patients allow us into tender, vulnerable and funny moments of their lives. Singing unlocks the patients’ pasts, guides their dreams and their futures.
Ten years after breaking all ties with her alcoholic father, a daughter sets out not only to find his grave, but also redemption. Poetically merging archive material, new footage and an immersive soundscape, THE THIRD DAD is a brave journey of memory, self-discovery and a desperate attempt at reconciliation.
Last year at Sheffield International Documentary Festival I met Jordan filmmaker Abdelsalam who happens to run the Jordan Film Commission Centre and Alaa, officer for British Council in Amman. We talked about the possibility of SDI running our Stories workshop with up and coming Jordanian film talent. So we did, first week of 2016. We […]
Last week we launched Make Your Market, a brand new initiative that offers training and development for emerging PMDs who will work alongside Producers to develop Marketing and Distribution strategies for new films. SDI Producer Sonja Henrici reflects on her own experiences of working with a PMD. Almost five years ago, we embarked on our […]
Every week it would seem at least one new major economical scandal hits the headlines. Last week it was Volkswagen’s rigging its pollution tests. Writing for his Smoke and Mirrors blog, George Monbiot described the scandal as: “a classic example of externalisation: the dumping of costs that businesses should carry onto other people. The air […]
The call for applications to Bridging the Gap has opened once again. We asked last year's successful participants to share their thoughts on what might help you get your proposal shortlisted this year. Theresa Moerman Ib (The Third Dad), Callum Rice (Mining Poems or Odes), Scott Calonico (The Banana Republic) and Alberto Iordanov (Bubo's Limbo) all completed […]