More Guests Confirmed for BFI Scotland Residential

We are delighted to confirm three more industry guests for our BFI Film Academy Scotland Residential in Edinburgh.

news-and-events__grisoni-144Tony Grisoni is an acclaimed and award winning screenwriter who has worked closely with a number of directors including Michael Winterbottom, John Boorman, Rankin, Julian Jarrold, James Marsh, Anand Tucker, Sean Durkin and Terry Gilliam. His writing credits include the films; Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Tideland, How We Live Now, The Lives of the Saints and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. His television writing credits include; Red Riding and Southcliffe; that was described as; “A spellbinding and terrifying piece of television storytelling”. Tony has also written and directed a number of short films including the BAFTA nominated KINGSLAND #1 The Dreamer, 2008, SYNCING, 2009, and the award winning THE PIZZA MIRACLE, 2010.

2000Rachel Tunnard is a writer, director and editor who is currently playing cinemas across the country with her debut feature film Adult Life Skills. Receiving it’s European premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Adult Life Skills is an expanded story based on Rachel’s BAFTA Nominated short film Emotional Fusebox. Rachel started out as an editor and has cut together a great number of UK films over the past ten years including; Skeletons, Little Ashes, Shell and Kill Kill Faster Faster, along with 19 short films.

IMG_6705Screenwriter Paul Fraser made his name through close collaborations with British director Shane Meadows. Paul wrote the Meadows films Twenty Four Seven, A Room For Romeo Brass, Once Upon a Time in the Midlands, Dead Man’s Shoes and Somers Town before going onto become an acclaimed director himself on the short film Scummyman and feature film My Brothers. He has also directed music videos for artists including the Arctic Monkeys, Tired Pony and PlanB and makes commercials in the UK with Tomboy Films and Jumper Productions in Ireland.

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