The Edinburgh Remakery is a social enterprise, community repair hub and second-hand shop based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. Our vision is to create an alternative to a disposable society by making repair education accessible to all, to build a stronger, waste-free community and support vulnerable people within our city.
Scotland’s most exciting contemporary performance and meeting space in the heart of the Glenkens community.
Central Scotland’s Documentary Festival is an exciting programme of documentaries from the UK & abroad. curated & presented by Macrobert Arts Centre.
The Creative Europe programme aims to support the European audiovisual, cultural and creative sector.
Deveron Projects is an arts organisation based in Huntly, a market town in the north east of Scotland with a population of 4,500. Working with the idea that the town is the venue, they create socially engaged projects that connect artists, communities and places.
Leith Walk Police Box is a former police box located in Edinburgh.
It is now a POP UP venue. A POP UP is a short term flexible let. We let from as little as 4 hours and we welcome budding entrepreneurs, charities and community groups. Got a great idea – try it out!
Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation – providing coworking, virtual office service, meeting & events spaces and a programme of activities to stimulate & support social change.
GYFF is one of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe. Programmed by young people, who are mentored on a year round basis, it presents an outstanding range of international films and creative workshops for young people across the city. The schools programme that precedes GYFF presents a wide selection of films accompanied by resources/introductions to enhance the film screening.
The List is an independent limited company based in Scotland and founded in October 1985. The List aims to publicise and promote the wide range of arts, events and entertainment taking place throughout the year in Scotland through publication of The List, a general interest magazine of quality in Scotland, and www.list.co.uk.
The company now also has a wider publishing programme including a range of online activities, and additional print titles for the eating and drinking sector, the Edinburgh festivals and students in Scotland.
Since 2004 out of the blue’s headquarters has been the Out of the Blue Drill Hall, a building of considerable historical and cultural significance to the Leith community. Careful, sustainable restoration and regeneration has transformed this former military building into a participatory and inclusive arts and cultural centre, with artists’ studios, rehearsal and performance arenas, exhibition spaces and a well-reviewed café. The Drill Hall is a vibrant, fun, and inclusive place, where people can experience all kinds of innovative contemporary arts and enjoy the creative atmosphere.
MIN brings refugee, migrant and local communities together through, art, social, cultural and educational groups and projects, offering people a chance to learn new skills, meet new people, share experiences and take part in worthwhile activities to improve their lives and the life of their communities.
Kinning Park Complex is an independent multi-use community centre. Run by the community since they had to step in to prevent closure of the facility by the local Council in 1996. We maintain and rent out halls, meeting rooms, studios and office spaces at affordable prices where people and groups can put their ideas into action. We also manage community development projects in the local area.
CinemaAttic is the platform for Spanish, Iberian and Latin-American cinema in Scotland.
Our main purpose is to raise the profile of Ibero-American cinema in Scotland and UK. By collaborating with key venues and institutions, we connect emerging filmmakers from Spain, Portugal and Latin America with British organisations and audiences.
The ICA supports radical art and culture. Through a vibrant programme of exhibitions, films, events, talks and debates, the ICA challenges perceived notions and stimulates debate, experimentation, creativity and exchange with visitors.
Moving Docs brings powerful documentary films to screens big and small, by combining event cinema with innovative online distribution. It is driven by a shared belief in the value of documentaries and the importance of a diverse film culture within Europe.
As a National Centre for Dance in Scotland, we offer a vibrant and uplifting focal point for dance as an art form, a way to exercise, and a way of life. We reach out to inspire wellbeing and creativity, and cultivate a future for dance in local, national and international communities.
As part of the BFI’s Film Audience Network, we are one of nine Hubs set up across the UK to extend film choice, increase and broaden film audiences, and enhance opportunities for audiences to engage with and learn about film.
We’re setting up a network of like-minded film exhibitors – from film societies to multiplexes – to work together to better serve Scotland’s diverse population. We provide Hub members with a range of funding opportunities, screening programmes, training, networking events and audience research, helping Scotland’s exhibitors become truly inclusive.
A cross-platform multi-venue cultural festival championing independent purveyors of music, film, food, drink, business and numerous other fields within Scotland, debuting in May 2016
Young Filmmakers Glasgow aims to support young filmmakers in the local community with the support they need to take their vision to the screen. In 2016, we’re providing audiences to young Scottish filmmakers through the First Act Film Festival, which will celebrate Scotland’s explosive upcoming talent. Following the Festival, we plan to launch the First Act Film Fund.
We are dedicated to community engagement & personal empowerment. We work with individuals & groups from all walks of life using filmmaking as a tool to enable those furthest from power to get their voices heard. People are experts in their own lives and circumstances & we want to share experiences that develop the trust & cooperation needed to build resilient communities & foster positive change.
The New Earth Works is an international collective of artists, activists and social entrepreneurs working together to change the world by creating ideas, campaigns, experiences & products that encourage us all to be more who we are, do more what we love and make our unique contribution to a better future for all of us.
LIVED as an organization is committed to making visible, communicating and mobilizing support for the lived experiences of school-aged children in different contexts of displacement. LIVED aims to achieve this through the participatory production of documentary films and through the delivery of film-making workshops to displaced adolescents in each context.
We are a partnership of arts organisations helping to shape a sustainable Scotland. Our mission is to:
• Engage the cultural sector in actively promoting environmental sustainability and addressing climate change
• Help the sector take a lead in shaping an environmentally sustainable Scotland
• Help the sector run itself as environmentally sustainably as possible
We work with young people ages 12-21 who hang out in the city centre (around 150 different young people over the course of a fortnight). We don’t ‘put stuff on’ for the young people, instead we support them to develop their own opportunities – that way there’s a shed load more skills and confidence developed.
Most importantly, Hot Chocolate is a place where the young people feel ‘at home’.
Create Paisley aims to cultivate community, arts and culture through working alongside young people and helping them to recognise their potential. We believe that through using art, young people are able to express their views allowing them to develop confidence, work experience and social skills. We want to work alongside agencies, organisations and individuals who have similar goals.
Africa in Motion (AiM) is an annual African film festival taking place in Scotland, consisting of film screenings and complementary events. Now in its fourteenth year, AiM brings the best of African cinema to Scotland—making it possible for Scottish audiences to engage with African stories and industry professionals from the continent.
The Austrian Cultural Forum London promotes cultural contacts between the UK and Austria by organising events and supporting artists and projects in the fields of music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and science.
Media co-op is a team of award-winning media professionals who specialise in creating digital media and films for the third sector and broadcast television. We produce media strategies, short films (and long ones too), participatory projects with service-users, and online campaigns powered by social media.
SDI is an internationally recognised documentary research centre set up in 2004 at Edinburgh College of Art, specialised in documentary training, production and distribution. Our aim is to stimulate and inspire the documentary scene in Scotland and beyond and bridge the gap between academia and industry.
Our films have played at film festivals and have picked up major awards and nominations. In 2007 we set up SDI Productions Ltd, in order to develop a slate of feature documentaries.
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