Thomas Ambrosini is an American screenwriter and playwright based in Scotland. His first, full-length feature, Just a Dash, will be distributed internationally later this year, with his second film, By the Book, to follow soon after. He is currently long listed for the David MacLennan Award at the Òran Mór Theatre in Glasgow. He holds a Masters in Playwriting from the University of Edinburgh, and a Masters in Screenwriting from Glasgow Caledonian University.
After years working in the Chicago theatre scene, Richard moved to Los Angeles to work on seasons 2 and 3 of the critically acclaimed series HANNIBAL and Netflix’s WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY.
Richard then moved to Scotland in 2020 where he received his master’s in TV writing while helping Glasgow’s Black Camel Pictures bring their hit drama ANNIKA to UKTV.
He is currently working on adapting a thriller for Reel One and is executive producing a rom com with Scotland’s Heehaw Productions.
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 screen at Aesthetica in 2018.
His writing work includes La Malaerba and Rituals (which was selected for BFI Net.Work). He has also worked as a script editor in the award-winning independent film Show Me What You Got.
Guido Lippe is a writer and script editor, who’s adapted both ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE and YES, MINISTER for Dutch television and most recently script-edited on BBC’s RIVER CITY.
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.
Credits: 22 Mays, Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths, Flo, The Day the Pope Emptied Croy, Squash,
Martin McCormick is a writer and actor based in Scotland. He won the CATS award for Best New Play in 2014 for his play SQUASH.
Aodhan Gallagher is an emerging playwright and screenwriter from Glasgow. He earned his BFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in New York City where he received a full scholarship. Aodhan is one of the 2019/20 mentored playwrights at Playwrights’ Studio Scotland and he is dedicated to telling challenging LGBTQ and working-class stories for stage and screen.
Credits: Pulse, Fix, The Family Unit, Cruellest Month, Lilyburgh Lane, Home, Troon, Glint, Look After Me,
Julie is an award winning playwright from Glasgow. Her short play LILYBURGH LANE was one of the four plays to win the Scotland Short Play Award in 2017. Her play FIX had a rehearsed reading at Soho theatre in March this year with the play currently in development with Yellow Earth Theatre Company and her play THE FAMILY UNIT was longlisted for The Bruntwood Prize 2019.
Credits: There Were Two Brothers, Spain, Up, Up to Speed, Fluid Networks, How to Sing It, If These Walls Could Talk, Remember December, Low Pay? Don't Pay!,
After graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 1998, Rosalind Sydney has worked extensively as a theatre performer and deviser, and most recently as a theatre director and maker.
Credits: Interference, The Door,
Vlad Butucea is a Glasgow-based, Romanian-born, playwright and theatre researcher. He made his professional debut writing one part of National Theatre of Scotland’s Interference Trilogy (2019). Prior to that, he was mentored by Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, and received a Masters in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from the University of Glasgow.
Credits: River City, Kontomble, Puellae, Finding Noor,
Nalini is an writer and actress based in Glasgow. She was a participant in Channel 4 Scriptwriters 2015-16, Traverse Writers Group 2017 and the CBBC Residential 2017.
Credits: In Burrows, The Ground, The Highest Point, Scribble, Killing Time, Arketype, Tomorrow, Under Snow, The Square Mile, Bridges Over the Clyde,
Andy Edwards is an award-winning playwright, performer and dramaturg. He is currently writer-in-residence for Tron Theatre’s Mayfesto 2019.
Credits: Monarch of the Glen, Two Thousand Acres of Sky, Real Men,
With a wealth of experience working for broadcasters, independent production companies and individuals in the UK TV and Film industry Victoria uses her expertise to provide story consultancy services to screenwriters, directors, producers, novelists, artists, universities and organisations.
Moonglass is a music production company comprised of Glasgow based composers, Nigel Dunn and Stephen Wright. They have recently launched an additional production studio in the inspirational environment of the West Coast of Scotland.
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.
Credits: How to Fix a Broken Wing, Rocket Post!, The Island, Stowaway, 2401 Objects, Tin Forest South West Glasgow, Tin Forest, Leaving Planet Earth, A Perfect Child, Rapunzel,
Lewis is a writer, director and theatre maker whose work is rooted in collaboration and storytelling. He has won two Fringe First Awards and an Adelaide Fringe Award. His work has been presented throughout the Scotland and the rest of the world including performances in Australia, China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Germany, USA and Japan amongst others.
Credits: Safe Keeping, World Domination, Role Shift, The Fundraiser, Flame Proof, 3 Seconds, Saint One, La Clé, Personal Best,
Lesley is a writer, performer and dramaturg living in Glasgow. She was awarded Playwrights Studio Scotland’s New Playwrights Award in 2011.
Credits: Hysteria!, Blow Off, Mrs Barbour's Daughters, Chalk Farm, Some Other Mother, The 12:57, The Jean-Jacques Rousseau Show,
Julia (AJ) Taudevin has been described as “one of the most exciting forces in Scottish Theatre” by Joyce MacMillan for the Scotsman. She is a former Tron Theatre Artist in Residence, and has won the Playwrights Studio Scotland New Writers Award the Tom McGrath Award. She also recently completed the inaugural SFTN Write4Film course and was a James Tait Black Prize for Drama runner up.
Credits: The Persians, Crocodile Fever, Medicine, Awoken, Cyberberg, The Sprawl, Nothing to be Done,
Meghan Tyler is an award-winning playwright and actor from Newry who trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She is an integral member of ‘Blood of the Young’ theatre company. In 2019, she was a winner of the Channel 4 Playwright’s Scheme.
Credits: River City, The Break, Wasted Time, The Slab Boys, Blind Corner, Water of Life, The Corkscrew Road, Changes, In Her Shoes, The Cause of Thunder, The Pitiless Storm, The Ushers,
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.
Credits: River City, Slingshot, Hula, Crofting's New Voices, The Getaway, Saltmark, Dear Dad,
Robin Haig is a BAFTA-winning Drama Director with a unique voice rooted in the Scottish Highlands, telling stories that focus on human connection with self, each other and the land. Regular Director of BBC continuing drama RIVER CITY. Two feature films and a TV serial in development.
Credits: The Monarch of the Glen, Face, His Final Bow, Shall Roger Casement Hang?, Propaganda Swing, Dear Scotland, Janis Joplin: Full Tilt, The Cone Gatherers, The Infamous Brothers Davenport, Seance, The Silver Darlings, The Breathing House, Losing Alec, Muir, White Rose, The Boxer Benny Lynch,
Peter Arnott was born in Glasgow in 1962. He is the writer of more than 40 professionally produced plays and one published novel.
Credits: Spuds, Simon's Magical Christmas Socks, The Rise and Inevitable Fall of Lucas Petit, Naughty Cat & The Cheesy Moon, Vinyl Idol, Flora's Fairy Challenge, Love 2.0, Eric the Elf's Chaotic Christmas, Towards the Moon,
ANDY McGREGOR is an award-winning Scottish writer, composer and director. He writes for all ages and creates stylized theatrical shows normally involving original music. He is artistic director of Sleeping Warrior Theatre Company.
Credits: Munich, Outlander (Associate Casting Director), Falling For Figaro, Moon Dogs, Jakob the Liar, Elizabeth, Spiceworld the Movie, Speed 2: Cruise Control (UK Casting), Jude, Hamlet, The Replacement (Scottish Casting), Teacup Travels,
SIMONE PEREIRA HIND (formerly Simone Ireland) is a Casting Director with over 20 years’ experience. She is currently the Associate Casting Director on OUTLANDER (Sony/Starz) and works from her office in Summerhall with Anna Dawson. She is known predominantly for casting feature films, but also works in television, theatre and the occasional commercial casting.
Credits: Come's Around, The History of a Life, The Day the Tides Turned, Playback, CyberBuddy, The Captain's Heart, Churned,
Laurie Motherwell is a playwright born and raised in Glasgow. He is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Playwriting and is a member of the Scottish Society of Playwrights.
Credits: Marty Goes to Hollywood, A Love Divided,
Ian is a filmmaker and writer, most well known for his BAFTA-award-winning documentary, Marty Goes to Hollywood.
Credits: Cool Dads, Late Sleeper, Gotta Make That Train, Balgay Hill, Barclay Curle's Welding Girls, Whyt Inch Tales, Home Sweet Home, Still Life, Nigerian Story, Velvet Love, The Above, Fragile, Timewatching, Shadow Boxing,
Simon has had considerable success as a playwright and his latest play COOL DADS will be part of the Spring season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint.
Anna is a Scotland-based Casting Director and is currently associate Casting Director to Simone Pereira Hind, working from Edinburgh and London. She is a probationary member of the CDG.
Credits: Ghosts of Burgundy Grove, Harm,
Ciaran is a writer and filmmaker, with several short films under his belt and a recent feature film commission.
Credits: Bannan, Samhraidhean Diomhair, Comadaidh Òir, Shrapnel, Doras Dùinte, Gaelic For Beginners, Na H-Obraichean,
Catriona is very successful and award winning Gaelic writer of novels, stories and television. With several television projects in development and over 10 years’ writing experience she has been a scriptwriter on Young Films’ successful long-running series Bannan as well as The Comedy Unit’s Comadaidh Òir. She currently has several television and feature film projects in development with Morna Young.