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BAFTA Scotland at Celtic Media Festival: Access, Ethics and Documenting the Truth

Event: TV Preview: Kiss Me First + Q&A with Bryan Elsley, Melanie Stokes, Paula Bird & Richard Scott Venue: Cineworld, Renfrew Street, Glasgow Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018Host: Paul English-BAFTA/Carlo Paloni
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 - 1:45pm
Celtic Media Festival, Macdonald Conference Centre Auditorium, Aviemore
With investigative and observational documentaries being as popular as ever, join our panellists as they discuss their experiences of navigating through highly sensitive content and under considerable political pressures in search of the truth.

This session will explore the ethical, moral and legal dilemmas faced when working with sensitive subjects and the approaches used to gain complex and often very complicated, access

Panellists include:

Callum Macrae, an Emmy, Grierson and BAFTA-nominated writer and film-maker whose credits include, The Ballymurphy Precedent, No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

Gwion Owain, producer who established Awen Media to develop, produce and finance innovative factual, drama, film and entertainment content and credits include Tears of Blood and The Ballymurphy Precendent

Nicole Kleeman, founded Firecrest Films in 2008. Her Executive Producer exec credits include Faith Behind Bars, Inside Facebook - Secrets of the Social Network, six series of Supershoppers, and Lifers Behind Bars (C4), which won the the BAFTA Scotland award for Factual Series in 2018.

This session is only available to Celtic Media Festival delegates, follow the link to book.