Mar
30
2009

Film & Television

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film-televisionIain Finlay was one of the writing team on the recent Gaelic Feature Film “Seachd - The Innaccessible Pinnacle”. This film was nominated for two Baftas, Best Screenplay and Best Film.

He has written and directed two shorts “Colours” and “Flat”. Many years ago he worked on the soap opera “Machair”, and he has worked as a script doctor on a number of other projects. He is currently developing a film with Chris Young of Young Films.

 

He has worked extensively on documentaries - as a writer and director.

He has written scripts for different genres, from Current Affairs to Childrens’, from Arts documentary to Entertainment.

He has written a number of proposals for different companies which have been commissioned for television.

DIRECTING

Iain Finlay started directing documentaries in 1997 and has won many awards for his work.

He has been a director on teams which have won a Bafta, Celtic Film Festival Best Documentary, and Best Entertainment Programme, Innovation Award at the Kendall Mountain Festival and Writers’ Guild Award.

He has filmed in many challenging environments and has travelled extensively - filming in Kosovo, Polynesia, the US and Canada, the UK and in many European Countries.

He was Managing Director of Zebo Productions Ltd for two years. He has experience of producing and has, at one time or an other, done most jobs - from runner to Floor Manager.