You are here

Guru Live: Glasgow

Guru Live Glasgow 2018
Saturday, 28 April 2018 - 11:00am
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Ln, Glasgow G1 3NU
Want to get ahead in Film / Games / TV? Get inspired at Guru Live, a jam packed festival with industry masterclasses, panels and Q&As just for you!

Masterclass: Outlander Behind the Scenes in partnership with NFTS Scotland
Want to take the small screen by storm? Get the lowdown from the industry experts behind hit TV drama Outlander. Panellists include Nina Ayers (Costume Designer), David Brown (Producer), Stuart Bryce (Set Decorator), Nick Heckstall-Smith (1st Assistant Director), Annie McEwan (Hair & Make Up Designer), Gary Steele (Production Designer), Ali Walker (Director of Photography) & Michael Wilson (Co Producer)

The Ladder: TV
Not sure how to get to that next rung? Our panel will give you the leg up. Panellists include BBC Commissioning Editor Gregor Sharp, Joint MD of Finestripe Productions Katie Lander, writer Ben Tagoe & digitial producer for BBC The Social Kirsty Drain.

The Ladder: Film in partnership with Panalux
Want to get ahead in film? Get some advice on what to do next from our panel of filmmakers. Panellists include Tommy Gormley, First Assistant Director (Star Wars Franchise, Wonder Woman, Mission: Impossible Franchise), Caroline Cooper Charles, Talent Development Executive SFTN & Former Head of Film, Creative England & Peter Mackie Burns, Director (Daphne, Happy Birthday to Me, Stronger)

Directing your First Hour
That first hour is exciting but it can also be a challenge! Come and hear from a panel of factual, drama & entertainment tv-makers who have done it already. Panellists include Ben Kellett, Douglas Mackinnon, Karen Kelly & Louise Lockwood.

Workshop: Design A Game
Fancy a career in game design?  Join our experts as they challenge you to develop at a PEGI12 rated game in just 90 minutes. Experts include game design lecturer Romana Ramzan & developer Cara Ellison. 

My Worst
Join top industry talent for a live storytelling event as they discuss the failure and its role in building their career in TV. Panellists include Director of Sky Arts Phil Edgar-Jones, Actor Joe McFadden, BBC3 Short Form Commissioning Editor Laura Marks & STV Head of Factual Michael McAvoy.

Digital Creativity: Liam Wong
Liam Wong, Artistic Director at Ubisoft Montreal, will offer an insight into his career journey, from starting out at the University of Abertay to becoming the youngest ever director at Ubisoft. 

Each ticket includes entry to our closing party - come join us for a bite to eat and some drinks after our final session of the day. (Over 18s only)