2015 Guests

2015 Guests

  • Barbara Rafferty
    Perhaps best known for her role of Ella Cotter in Rab C Nesbit. Barbara is a consummate actress on television/film and theatre. She started her career as Woman feeding baby in a graveyard in the cult film The Wicker Man. Since then she ...
  • Iain Smith
    Iain Smith Iain Smith comes from Glasgow and graduated from the London Film School in 1971. He worked in London for several years before returning to Scotland to make My Childhood, the first of the award winning trilogy by the late Bill ...
  • Ian Stephen
    Ian Stephen Ian Stephen was born in Stornoway in 1955, and still lives there. His poetry and short stories have been published internationally since 1979. His first poetry collection was Malin Hebrides Minches, a collaboration with the p...
  • Bob Last
    Bob Last Bob first worked in the music business establishing the label Fast Product. This brought Human League and the Mekons to prominence in the post-punk era of the late seventies. He went on to manage abc and Heaven 17 through the ei...
  • Karen Krizanovich
    Karen Krizanovich Karen has been a friend and supporter of the Festival for the last few years. She is a writer, journalist, researcher and broadcaster, voice-over artist, and at one point, she was even an agony aunt in a popular magazin...
  • Christopher Hird
    Christopher Hird Christopher Hird established Dartmouth Films in 2008 to pioneer new ways of funding, making and distributing independent documentaries and supporting the work of new and emerging filmmakers. His previous career had inclu...
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson is well known for his work on 300 (2006), Knowing (2009), and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) amongst other films. In Mad Max Fury Road, Jackson was aided by a team of highly skilled digital effects people, wi...
  • Will Anderson
    Will Anderson Will Anderson is a BAFTA winning Writer/Director and Animator from the Scottish Highlands. Currently living in Edinburgh, Will specialises in design & character animation for film and television. Will has worked in many...
  • Matt Lloyd
    Matt Lloyd Matt Lloyd has directed Glasgow Short Film Festival for seven years, in which time it has grown from a modest two day event into Scotland’s leading international short film festival. He was short film programmer of Edinb...
  • Lawrence Sutcliffe
    Lawrence Sutcliffe Lawrence is the Highland Council's Film Officer, offering advice and support to film, television and commercial projects wishing to shoot in the Highlands. His interest in film is also a personal one and he graduat...
  • Duncan Cowles
    Duncan Cowles His short films The Lady with the Lamp, Soft Toffee, Radio Silence and Directed by Tweedie have been selected for various film festivals at home and internationally. Duncan was recently nominated for a BAFTA Scotland New...
  • Allan Mackay
    Allan Mackay A native Gaelic speaker from the Isle of Harris, Allan MacKay has been Gaelic & Acquisitions Curator at the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive since 1994.
  • Andy Mackinnon
    Andy Mackinnon Filmaker Andy Mackinnon has been living on North Uist for 15 years. He originally went to work with Lochmaddy Arts Centre, Taigh Chearsabhagh on a collaborative Documentary feature called Passing Places. He just stayed! ...