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
LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR PARTICIPANTS
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 email@example.com
- 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