Writer and Director
Zinnie Harris is a multi-award winning playwright and theatre director, now starting to write and direct film. Her stage plays include FURTHER THAN THE FURTHEST THING (Tron Theatre/ Royal National Theatre), MEET ME AT DAWN, (Traverse Theatre / Edinburgh International Festival), THIS RESTLESS HOUSE (Citizens Theatre / National Theatre of Scotland / Edinburgh International Festival), and HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATH (Royal Court Theatre). She wrote two 90 minute TV dramas for Channel 4 (RICHARD IS MY BOYFRIEND and BORN WITH TWO MOTHERS), and episodes for the BBC1 Drama SPOOKS. As a theatre director she has directed numerous main stage productions for the RSC, the Traverse Theatre, Royal Lyceum Theatre, and the Tron theatre. She won Best Director for the CATS 2017, for her direction of Caryl Churchill’s A NUMBER at the Lyceum Theatre, where she is an Associate Director. ‘A Glimpse’ is her first short film.
John McKay is a longtime writer and director emerging now as producer at Compact Pictures – his movies include Crush with Andie Macdowell and Imelda Staunton, Piccadilly Jim with Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney, and Not Another Happy Ending with Karen Gillan and Stanley Weber; tv includes his film on the love affair between David Bailey and Jean Shrimpton We'll Take Manhattan which won the Prix Europa for Best Drama; as well as the charming young adult tv film Katy, winner of Rocky and BAFTA awards, and the International Emmy 2020.
Hair and Makeup Designer
Oguz Kaplangi is a prolific musician based in Edinburgh who mainly composes for TV, film, theatre and advertising. Oguz was awarded the “Best Music and Sound” by the Critics for Theatre in Scotland (CATS 2018) with the music he composed for Zinnie Harris’ adaptation of Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros”. He has scored for various Turkish box office hits as well as a feature length Turkish animation. Oguz has also written music for several US TV shows including A&E’s Emmy-nominated “Wahlburgers”.
Director of Photography
Simon Vickery grew up in London and trained at the Edinburgh College of Art and the National Film and Television School. Simon has worked on many award winning short films and in TV drama and feature film for a number of years as a Cinematographer as camera operator. Past projects include working with film makers such as Roland Joffe, Andrea Arnold and Penny Woolcock.
Maggie Miller has worked in Theatre, Opera, Ballet and advertising as well as TV and Film and has enjoyed all of the specific challenges each brings. Gameshows to dramas, and documentaries to children’s programmes, fantasy and period productions: small medium and large. Domestic and international productions - Maggie enjoys all of them!
1st Assistant Director
Matt has worked as an assistant director for 15 years. During that time he has worked his way up from floor runner to 1st assistant director across a mix of film and television drama. His credits include Shetland, Call the Midwife, Doc Martin, Poldark, The Collection, Victoria, The Decoy Bride, Cloud Atlas, The Eagle and Macbeth. His latest project has been working with director Tommy Wirkola on his new feature film “The Trip” staring Noomi Rapace and Aksel Hennie. Matt has developed a reputation for working with and supporting emerging Scottish filmmaking talent.
Conor is a BAFTA New Talent winner and graduate of the National Film and Television School and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is a recent recipient of the Avid Award for Excellence in Editing.
His credits include The Groundsman, River City and The Demon Headmaster for director John McKay. His short film Dead Birds was nominated for the Student Academy Award. Born in Glasgow, Conor is also an avid film score collector and James Bond aficionado.
Misha McCullagh is an actor and creative producer. She's development assistant and communications coordinator at Compact Pictures. Misha started at STV Creative and now works with independent filmmakers. In theatre and live arts production Misha has worked with Scottish Drama Training Network, The Full Moon Cabaret and she was co-producer of Persistent and Nasty a podcast and events series that champions women and the gender spectrum who are underrepresented in the arts.
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Stand in Spark
For Arteus Ltd
For Scottish Film Talent Network
Robert Pereira Hind
Chick and Pea
Progressive Broadcast Hire
Arnold Clark and McNicol Van Hire
Sharon Fullarton - Arteus Post Production
David Neilson - White Stag Films
Carolynne Sinclair Kidd