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Learning and Events Overview

BAFTA Scotland screening Couple in a Hole + Q&A with Kate Dickie and Paul Higgins.  Hosted by James MavorDate: 21 April 2016Venue: Cineworld, Fountainpark, EdinburghBAFTA/Kat BranickaOur learning and events programme aims to provide a platform for BAFTA members, award winners and nominees to share their expertise, debate and discuss creative excellence. We work with a number of partners who help us to achieve our aims.

So far in 2016 our events highlights have included:

  • BAFTA Scotland Spotlight on Game: Distant Star Revenant Fleet
  • BAFTA Scotland Masterclass: Make-Up Design with Christine Cant
  • BAFTA Scotland TV Preview: Two Doors Down + Q&A
  • BAFTA Scotland Screening: Couple in a Hole + Q&A with actors Kate Dickie and Paul Higgins
  • BAFTA Scotland 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.
  • BAFTA Scotland Intro to BBC Scotland (for New Talent Nominees and Career Starter members)
  • BAFTA Scotland Presents: The Ups & Downs of Life online with Vloggers Charlie McDonnell, Emily Diana Ruth and Scola Dondo. 
  • BAFTA Scotland Presents: The Art of Foley with Pete Burgis
  • BAFTA Scotland Presents: Blurring the Line - Derren Brown's Ghost Train at Resonate Festival
  • BAFTA Scotland Screening: Swallows & Amazons + Q&A with screenwriter Andrea Gibb.

Our 2015 highlights include:

  • BAFTA Scotland Masterclass: Acting for camera with Kevin Guthrie 
  • BAFTA Scotland Masterclass: Composing for Film with Jocelyn Pook
  • BAFTA Scotland Preview: 'Jekyll & Hyde' + Q&A with writer Charlie Higson and Director of Drama at ITV Studios Francis Hopkinson
  • BAFTA Scotland Masterclass: Television Drama with 'True Detective' producer Richard Brown
  • BAFTA Scotland and FTA Scotland preview screening of Prison: First & Last 24 Hours + Q&A with executive producer Mick McAvoy and series producer Louise Say.
  • BAFTA Scotland Interview with showrunner and scriptwriter Ron Moore
  • BAFTA Scotland and Into Film Masterclass: Making the Cut with director John MacLean and cinematographer Fabian Wagner 
  • BAFTA Scotland preview of 'Sunset Song' + Q&A with actors Kevin Guthrie and Agyness Deyn and director Terence Davies
  • BAFTA Scotland Masterclass: The Making of 'The Hunt' with cinematographer John Aitchison and assistant producer Mandi Stark. 

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