15 June 2017

WFTV members shortlisted for Scottish Shorts 2017

Three WFTV members are amongst those who have been shortlisted for this year’s Scottish Shorts programme, run by the Scottish Film Talent Network.

Laura McBride, Siobhan Fahey and Jennifer Corcoran are all producers and are attached to different projects. In total, 20 projects were shortlisted.

The selected teams will participate in a series of development workshops throughout July 2017 before pitching to an industry panel comprising of representatives from the Centre for the Moving Image, DigiCult, Hopscotch Films and Creative Scotland.

Six projects will then be selected for production with individual budgets of £15,000.

The projects which Laura, Siobhan and Jennifer are involved in are as follows:

BIRDS IN PARADISE (Drama)
Writer: Lisa Clarkson; Director: Alex Koukias-Pantelis; Producer: Laura McBride

MY LONELINESS IS KILLING ME (Drama)
Writer: Michael Richardson; Producer: Siobhan Fahey

NINE WEEKS (Comedy/Drama)
Writer/Director: Gillian Roger Park; Producer: Jennifer Corcoran

To see the full list of shortlisted projects and filmmakers, click here.