2018 Guests

  • Gregor Fisher
    Gregor Fisher A well-loved Scottish comedian and actor, Gregor is perhaps best known for his long-running portrayal as a philosophical Glasgow alcoholic in the TV series Rab C. Nesbitt. He has also worked widely in film, notably in those...
  • Molly Dineen
    Molly Dineen One of Britain's most acclaimed documentary filmmakers, Molly is known for her intimate and probing portraits of British individuals and institutions. Her work includes The Lie of the Land (2007) examining the decline of...
  • Jackie Kay
    Jackie Kay Jackie is one of Scotland’s finest writers. She has published six collections of poetry for adults (her first, The Adoption Papers, won the Scottish Arts Council Book Award) and several for children, along with an award-...
  • Michael Radford
    Michael Radford Michael is no stranger to Cromarty. He directed his first feature, Another Time, Another Place, here in the town and its surrounds. Since those early days he has directed such critically acclaimed films as White Mischief...
  • Callum Macrae
    Callum Macrae Callum is a film-maker and writer whose work often deals with human rights agendas and frequently focuses on the voiceless and marginalised. An Emmy, BAFTA and Grierson nominee, he headed the Channel Four team nominated in ...
  • Gary Pollard
    Gary Pollard Gary Pollard is a film sculptor and artist of over 30 years’ experience. His career began with Jim Henson’s Creature Shop on Labyrinth and Little Shop of Horrors. Specialising in sci-fi and fantasy, he has gone o...
  • Cat Bruce
    Cat Bruce Cat is an award-winning animator and director, born and raised in Carrbridge and based in Edinburgh. She studied animation at Edinburgh College of Art and won a Scottish BAFTA for No Place like Home (2016). Cat has also worked ...
  • Keith Duncan
    Keith Duncan Keith is musician, vocalist, sound engineer and sound designer who runs a thriving studio in Edinburgh’s Summerhall, designing sound for live action, animation, music promos and documentary. His work has screened at ev...
  • Christo Hird
    Christo Hird Christo is a leading figure in UK independent documentary-making. With Dartmouth Films, he has pioneered new ways of funding, producing and distributing documentaries in the UK as well as promoting the work of new and emergi...
  • Matt Lloyd
    Matt Lloyd Our shorts screenings become more popular every year, primarily because of the careful curation by Matt from the Glasgow Short Film Festival. He’ll be presenting selections of international and Scottish shorts, and also ...
  • Lawrence Sutcliffe
    Lawrence Sutcliffe Lawrence is our Doctor of Film. He knows more about sprockets than most. This year, Lawrence has trawled the film bins for some more couthy, camp nonsense, and archive gems. When has he ever failed us?