FUTURE MY LOVE, by Bridging the Gap Alumni Maja Borg is nominated for this year’s prestigious Michael Powell Award at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Future My Love is a unique love story challenging our collective and personal utopias in search of freedom. World Premiere on Thurs 21st June.
Work. Eat. Sleep. And back to work. For a long time skippers in the North East of Scotland could not find locals to work on their fishing vessels. That was until Filipino fishermen started coming to town for work.
Congratulations to the 4 filmmakers who have been commissioned for this year’s Bridging the Gap! After a whole day of very impressive pitches, it was a tough choice to select the projects that will be made this year.
Congratulations to the 11 filmmakers who have been shortlisted to develop their projects through Bridging the Gap! The shortlisted filmmakers have now two months and two intense training workshops ahead of them to get their project ready for the commissioning pitch in early February 2012.
In 2006, novelist and blogger Cory Doctorow described how ‘technology giveth and technology taketh’; that for every hopeful revolution brought by our networked world there’s a downside, and for every peril, there’s potential. A nice illustration of the idea: running a search to find the article where I first read this quote gives me page after page of result […]
Yasmin Fedda is a filmmaker, Bridging The Gap alumna, PhD student at Edinburgh College of Art, and organiser of the REEL IRAQ festival beginning on 21 March 2013. On 21 March 2003 a US and UK coalition invaded Iraq, under the premise of freeing it from its then dictator Saddam Hussein. On the same day, I found out I was accepted to do a masters in visual ant […]
Sabine Hellmann is a German-born filmmaker who lives in Edinburgh. Sabine pitched her first feature documentary The Brink of Extinction at Interdoc 2012 together with Adam Barnett who also is an Edinburgh-based filmmaker and editor. After graduating in Germany with a 40-minute documentary on the use of GMO crops, Sabine moved to Scotland for an internship wi […]
Su Bainbridge works with Glasgow-based Aconite Productions, making international documentary films which bring stories of global significance to the world stage. She took part in Interdoc Scotland 2012. Passionate about making films, Su has years of experience spanning documentaries, drama, commercials, music and arts. Su has worked as a Production Manager, […]