2016 Guests

2016 Guests

  • Iain Smith
    Iain Smith As perennial as the Cromarty Rose: Iain and his partner Karen Krizanovich have been coming to CFF, supporting and helping us with ideas and suggestions for years. Thanks for that! Iain is undoubtedly the most high profile Scot...
  • Kevin Macdonald
    Kevin Macdonald It’s not surprising that Kevin ended up in the film industry as a creative and well reviewed director, his maternal Grandfather was the famous producer/director Emeric Pressburger. Unusually, Kevin has moved comfort...
  • Jenny Beavan
    Jenny Beavan How wonderful to welcome Jenny to Cromarty! She is a BAFTA and Oscar winning costume designer, famously causing a Twitter storm after being called ‘a bag lady’ by Stephen Fry at the BAFTAs. Jenny has an extraordi...
  • Jon Snow
    Jon Snow Thank goodness for Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow. His news programmes are often a beacon of hope in the trough of tv news and opinion. His enthusiasm and knowledge shine through the screen and make it almost palatable to hea...
  • Christopher Hird
    Christopher Hird Unwittingly, radical producer and journalist Christopher Hird has joined the Cromarty Film Festival as a returning guest. Welcome again Christo and thanks for your support. Christo first came to Cromarty to show a wonder...
  • Andy Harris
    Andy Harris Andy Harris is one of those creative and generous people who have been sharing their talent and expertise within the Scottish film industry for a long time now! As production designer it’s Andy’s job to interpret ...
  • Michel Faber
    Michel Faber Although originally born in The Hague, Michel has been living in Scotland for the last twenty-five years. Michel rightly sees himself as a man of no particular nationality although we are proud of his connection to the Highl...
  • Robin Haig
    Robin Haig We are delighted to welcome Robin Haig, the director and co-writer of Hula, the BAFTA winning short who will be here to screen her film and chat with Lawrence about it. Starring Bly- the Duff it was largely shot in and around ...
  • Matt Lloyd
    Matt Lloyd Every year our Shorts screening is becoming increasingly popular. This is due to our relationship with Matt who amongst other things is programmer for the Glasgow Short Film Festival. We have found a larger venue to please our...
  • Lawrence Sutcliffe
    Lawrence Sutcliffe Lawrence is our very own, Inverness based, Professor of Film and Grand Wizard of Cinema! Lawrence has an encyclopædic knowledge of cinema from the obscure to the even more obscure. Each year Lawrence programmes o...
  • Allan Mackay
    Allan Mackay For the last ten years Allan Mackay from Scottish Screen Archive has been struggling up the a9 with a wee box of archive delights. This year is no different. Thank you Allan for your loyalty and support.
  • Drew Wright aka Wounded Knee & Hamish Brown
    Drew Wright aka Wounded Knee & Hamish Brown Drew is a singer-songwriter, musician and experimental vocalist and has worked with Hamish, a composer, producer and musician, to compose the recently acclaimed soundtrack to the silent doc...