Go Home - a film by Razan Madhoon

Making Art From Crisis: Exploring refugee stories on screen

Friday, 17 June
10:30 - 15:30

By Paul Welsh (DigiCult/Edge City Films)

This workshop explores the principles of story and screenwriting, targeting refugees and asylum seekers living in Scotland.

The event will be led by producer, story and script developer Paul Welsh and features recent work by Scottish filmmakers from refugee backgrounds and/or featuring stories drawing on the immigrant experience.

The showcase will be presented by the filmmakers and includes:

Expensive Shit – Rosie Crerar (Producer), A Barry-Crerar Production for SFTN, 2020

Go Home – Razan Madhoon (Writer/Director), A DigiCult Production for Short Circuit 2021

I Miss Hugs – Ana Songel (Writer/Director/Animator), Kirsty Houston (Producer), A Little Picture for GMAC and Creative Scotland, 2021

The Way I Welcome You – Amparo Fortuny (Writer/Director), Karen Kelly (Producer), A Little Picture for GMAC and Creative Scotland, 2021

Winners (trailer only) – Hassan Nazer (Writer/Director), Nadira Murray (Producer), A Sylph-World Film Production in association with Edge City Films, 2022


Chaired by Paul Welsh (Producer/EP, Go Home, Winners, Expensive Shit)


GMAC (Glasgow Media Access Centre) 5th Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD


You can simply turn up on the day.

If you have any question, please email paul@digicult.co.uk

Participating organisations:

  • GMAC (Wilma Smith, Little Pictures)
  • Short Circuit (Miriam Newman, New Talent Executive)
  • University of West of Scotland (Professor Nick Higgins, Director of the Creative Media Academy)


Image is from Go Home, a film by Razan Madhoon


Glasgow Media Access Centre
5th Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow
G1 5HD

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