Filmmakers from Scotland attending Cannes 2023

The Scottish filmmaking talent attending this year's Cannes Film Festival with support from Screen Scotland.

Screen Scotland has supported 24 Scotland-based producers, directors, and writers to participate in the Marché du Film (16 - 24 May).

The Marché du Film offers a unique opportunity to build a network of international film industry professionals through screenings, panel sessions, and networking events.

We provided support for the Scotland-based attendees through either our Market and Festival Attendance Fund or through a Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI) bursary.

Find out who is attending from Scotland below. 


Ciara Barry, producer, barry crerar

Reece Cargan, producer, Bombito Productions

Laura Carreira, writer/director

Eddie Dick, producer, Makar Productions

Wendy Griffin, producer, Selkie Productions

Graham Hughes, writer/director 

Amy Jackson, producer, Unified Theory

John McKay, producer, Compact Pictures

Nadira Murray, producer, Slyph Production

Alex Polunin, producer, Ossian Pictures

Paul Welsh, producer, Edge City Films


Anthony Baxter, producer, Montrose Pictures

Sarah Drummond, producer, LS Productions

Natalie Humphreys, producer, Storyboard Studios

Samir Mehanovic, producer, Paradiso Films

Nikki Parrott, producer, Tigerlily Two

Cannes Docs - Scotland Showcase

The Boy and the Suit of Light: Inma de Reyes (director), Aimara Reques (producer),  Aconite Productions  

Loch Ness: They Created a Monster: John MacLaverty (director), John Archer (producer),  Hopscotch Films

TishPaul Sng, (director), Jen Corcoran (producer), Demon Snapper Productions

Celluloid Underground: Mary Dawtrey (producer),  Adam Dawtrey (producer), Bofa Productions

Discover more about the films featuring in the Scotland Showcase