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Learning and Events Overview

So far in 2017 our events highlights have included:Event: In Conversation with Alan CummingDate: Sunday 27 November 2016Venue: Oran Mor, GlasgowBAFTA/Carlo Paloni

  • TV Preview: Fortitude + Q&A with writer/creator Simon Donald
  • TV Preview: The Replacement + Q&A with writer/director Joe Ahearne and actors Richard Rankin & Morven Christie
  • Special Effects Masterclass with Steven Begg
  • Career Close Up: Costume Design with Trisha Biggar
  • Screening: The Levelling + Q&A with writer/director Hope Dickson Leach, cinematographer Nanu Segal & composer Hutch Demouplied
  • The Game Changers with Bame in Games' Kish Hirani & Ubisoft's Sally Blake
  • Masterclass with Peaky Blinders & Sherlock director Colm McCarthy
  • A Games Keynote with Brenda Romero
  • In Conversation with Brendan O'Carroll & key cast of Mrs. Brown's Boys
  • Career Close Up: Sound Design with John Cobban
  • TV Preview: The Loch + Q&A with actor Laura Fraser, writer Stephen Brady, Executive Producer Tim Haines & producer Willy Wands
  • Masterclass with American Justice and Louis Theroux: Savile producer/director Arthur Cary at XpoNorth, Inverness
  • Career Close-Up: Sound Design with John Cobban
  • TV Preview: Trust Me + Q&A with Executive Producer Gaynor Holmes, actor Sharon Small & writer Dan Sefton

Our 2016 highlights include:

  • Spotlight on Game: Distant Star Revenant Fleet
  • Masterclass: Make-Up Design with Christine Cant
  • TV Preview: Two Doors Down + Q&A
  • Screening: Couple in a Hole + Q&A with actors Kate Dickie and Paul Higgins
  • Career Close-Ups: Directing with Brian Kelly, Producing Factual with Sarah Howitt, Editing with Bill Gill, Game Development with Colin Anderson and Screenwriting with Louise Ironside.
  • Intro to BBC Scotland (for New Talent Nominees and Career Starter members)
  • The Ups & Downs of Life online with Vloggers Charlie McDonnell, Emily Diana Ruth and Scola Dondo. 
  • The Art of Foley with Pete Burgis
  • Blurring the Line - Derren Brown's Ghost Train at Resonate Festival
  • Screening: Swallows & Amazons + Q&A with screenwriter Andrea Gibb.
  • Screenwriter Sessions with Jed Mercurio (Line of Duty, Cardiac Arrest, Lady Chatterley's Lover)
  • TV Preview: Rillington Place + Q&A with screenwriters Tracey Malone and Ed Whitmore
  • In Conversation with Alan Cumming
  • Screening: Life, Animated + Q&A with Oscar winning director Roger Ross Williams


BAFTA events provide a great opportunity to meet other people working in the industry and develop valuable relationships.