Screen Scotland and Market Leaders at 69th Berlinale

Last week, 15 Scotland-based producers attended the Berlinale, as part of Screen Scotland's Market Leaders programme.

The delegates included Will Adams, Ken Anderson of Red Kite, Ciara Barry of barry crerar, Peter Broughan, David Brown, Producer on OutlanderNic Crum of Blazing Griffin, Eddie Dick, Cameron Fraser of Ko Lik Films, Irune Gurtubai of Caravan Cinema, Grant Keir of Faction North, Clare Kerr, Alysia Maciejowska, Arabella Page Croft of Black Camel Pictures, Kathy Spiers and Paul Welsh of DigiCult.

Ciara and Irune on film in Scotland

During the festival, Ciara Barry and Irune Gurtubai had the opportunity to speak with Screen International about the new wave of Scottish filmmaking talent, the increased support for film in Scotland and each of their most recent work, Run and Limbo. 

Watch the interviews below.

Scotland's investment in the production sector

Screen Scotland's Executive Director, Isabel Davis also spoke to Screen International at the Berlinale about Scotland’s growing film and TV production sector, discussing the 2018 launch of our public sector and industry partnership, with an enhanced budget of £20m per year over five years.

Isabel highlighted the diverse landscape of the Scottish industry, from the largest production Scotland’s ever seen, Netflix’s Outlaw King with Chris Pine, to an international shoot like The Wife starring the Oscar-nominated Glenn Close, to new generations of Scottish talent present at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin.

Watch the interview below.

Videos produced by Screen International. Image courtesy of Visit Scotland.