Screen Education Edinburgh is a centre of excellence for the study and production of film for young people, adult learners, communities and independent filmmakers from all backgrounds, with a passion for nurturing creativity and artistic expression, raising levels of attainment and aspiration.
We exist to develop skills, knowledge and passion in filmmaking for all, with a specific focus on nurturing those traditionally excluded from film activity, be that cinema engagement, production or representation on screen.
We operate across Edinburgh and South East Scotland, offering a range of filmmaking programmes and opportunities, including our Cashback for Creativity programme for children and young people aged 10 to 24, BFI Film Academy for young people aged
16 to 19, and Moving Image Arts A Level for young people aged 16 to 21
Our Adult Learning programme caters for those aged 21 plus, whilst new talent and independent filmmakers benefit from our short film schemes, professional development courses, and our screening platform Write Shoot Cut.
We provide film CLPL and in class learning to school teachers and pupils, and bespoke film learning and media training projects to schools, youth and community organisations
Our film production team produces content for public, voluntary and social enterprise sector clients, including event, corporate, training and information films, with a unique approach of young people being integrated into each production team,
further developing the skills, knowledge and employability of our young learners.
We have a rich history of producing drama and documentary films focused on the lives of those from under represented communities, with the work screening on televsion, online and at film festivals, winning numerous BAFTA and film festival awards.
Latest news from SEE
Next Steps in Film Making course delivered by Screen Education Edinburgh is about to kick off. The 11 session practical film course will be Tuesday evenings from 12th March to 14th May @ Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh EH8 8BG. The course is for those aged between 15 and 18, who have an interest […]
We are looking for young people aged 14+ to be part of our Edinburgh & Lothian’s Schools Film Competition Youth Jury. Being part of the youth jury is a fantastic opportunity for young people to be trained in festival curation and presenting. You will be trained by experienced professionals in the field and supported throughout. The Jury are responsible for programming and hosting […]
For over a century, filmmakers have been thrilling and entertaining us with movie magic! How do they do it? Over 10 weeks, learn about filmmaking techniques and how they have been applied by filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock and Steven Spielberg, alongside the history of cinema over the past century. If you’ve always wanted to […]