Wednesday 26th October 2022

Have you written your script, acquired some film finance but are unsure of the best way to find your crew? Do you want to know more about the film industry in Scotland right now and also hear about the latest training opportunities? Or are you taking your first steps into the film industry and want to know more about the roles available on a film set?

Join Short Circuit and ScreenSkills via Zoom to discuss all these topics and more. Short Circuit will be joined by Training Liaison Manager for ScreenSkills in Scotland, Kate Efomi and Producer, Shona Mackenzie to chat with us online. We will hear about the ScreenSkills Trainee Finder

and where the talent gaps lie plus we will get up-to-date information about working on a Scottish film set.

Topics covered will include:

  • Advice for finding your crew
  • Tips on working with a small budget
  • Information on emerging roles
  • Day-to-day considerations about your film in production

There will be plenty of time for audience questions which can be submitted ahead of time to or during the live event in the Q&A chat box.

About Kate Efomi

Kate Efomi, the Training Liaison Manager for ScreenSkills in Scotland has over 20 years’ experience in development and production across film, television dramas and documentaries. She has worked as a researcher, production manager, script supervisor and producer.

About Shona Mackenzie

With 10 years’ experience working in film and television, Shona has found her feet in the freelance world of film production, with a particular interest in independent filmmaking, and working currently as a Line Producer and Producer on independent drama productions. Hailing from a remote corner of the Outer Hebrides, she has a deep-rooted sense of community and a passion for people, inspiring her to invest in projects that can help serve the community, both creatively and economically, whilst building relationships with fellow creatives, and harnessing talent that will lead to lasting working relationships in the future.

Please note that this session will take place via You will receive the link to attend once you have registered. This event will be live-captioned.

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