Alistair Rutherford

Alistair is the Scotland Branch Chair for the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain and has over 13 years’ writing experience in film, radio, theatre, TV and interactive games. His first feature film, First and Only, has recently finished filming. He is incredibly versatile and writes across media and genres. He currently has several other feature films in development.

Feature Films in Development: RVG (Brainstorm Films), FIRST AND ONLY (Encaptivate Films), FOXHUNTER (Brainstorm Films), BACKFLIP (available)

Short Films include: SIMON, FIRST AND ONLY (2016; Amsterdam Lift Off Festival, European Short Film Festival), EIGHT WORDS (2013 NY IFF; Edinburgh Short Film Festival), LIFT OFF (2012 Edinburgh Short Film Festival)

Television and Radio includes: OOGLIES (2015 CBBC; Children’s BAFTA winner), MARKHEIM (2011 Fantom Films), HAPPY NEW YEAR (2010 BBC Radio), HAUNTED HOGMANAY (2006 BBC Scotland), AN ISLAND BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH (2004 BBC R4), WHY FRONT (2002-6 BBC Radio)

Theatre Credits Include: AN ISLAND BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH (2010-14 Iona tour, Just Festival and Leith Festival), PASSING THROUGH (2012-13 Scottish and European Tour), A MOST CURIOUS DETOUR (2012-13 Stroke Association UK), THE GARDEN (2011 UK Tour), LIZZY STRATA (2011 Edinburgh Fringe)


Featured News

First and Only – TIFF

Date posted: 3rd Aug 2017

Currently in post-production, the feature film First and Only has been selected by the Scottish Film Talent Network to go to the Toronto International Film Festival. Anna Dawson was Casting Assistant…Read More

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