We are looking for people to help us create the show we are looking to connect with experts, people who have lived with depression and people who might have supported another person who is living with depression. We would like to share the piece with a small group throughout the process – helping to shape the story and the show to ensure it remains truthful to people’s experience of depression and resonates with people who may be experiencing similar situations. Read more
James Clegg was seeking people interested in talking about someone who has influenced them. Taking the form of a five minute presentation based upon a visual aid, such as a photograph or drawing, the presentation should emphasise the knowledge that person passed on to you and can be based upon a personal relation or a famous individual who has inspired you. Read more
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is now open for submission for 2016 and we’ll be screening the best in contemporary short film in Scotland’s beautiful & ancient capital city in October 2016. This year we’re planning some exciting collaboration projects from working with Japan’s biggest short film festival, Short Shorts Film Festival to curating short film programmes for Hidden Door in May, Edinburgh’s own, unique, arts festival. Read more
I was born in Glasgow, but spent most of my life in Thurso, Caithness on the north coast of Scotland. I graduated from Gray’s School of Art in 2014, where I studied painting as a mature student. Just after graduating, I moved to Edinburgh, where I was very lucky in securing studio space at St. Margaret’s House. Read more
On 15 February 2016, my dad (Maurice MacLean) died aged 96. On 17 April our son Simon will do the Great Edinburgh Run to raise money for his grandpa’s favourite charity, the Red Cross. Can I explain the background?
Maurice always hated what war did to people, but he also believed that sometimes war was necessary to confront a great evil. He summed up his thinking in a talk he gave long after the war: