Anne Milne is an award-winning Scottish filmmaker. Her film María's Way was nominated for the European Film Award 2010, and won a BAFTA New Talent award as well as playing at numerous international film festivals, and picking up more awards. After being awarded a WorldView Multi Media Grant, she travelled to Nepal to shoot Himalayan Sisters which later won an editing award at the 2011 Underwire Festival. Since then she has been working on a number of commissioned films. Into Deep Space, a short film about the search for exo-planets was shown at the Imagine Science Film Festival in New York and Dublin where it was awarded a Special Mention. In recent times she has been producing short documentaries with the Scottish Documentary Institute, the most recent Swan (2016) was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Short film and shortlisted for a Grierson Award. She has also been co-teaching documentary workshops with SDI/British Council in Libya, Pakistan, and Jordan. Anne’s latest film Adventures in Dementia (2019) was broadcast on STV and produced by Scottish Documentary Institute. She is also co-founder of DocKlub.
After graduating in Anthropology and Women’s Studies, Noé started her film career with Steel Bank Films (1982), a Channel 4 film workshop based in Sheffield. She is an experienced director and producer on the international scene, having worked on numerous documentaries with wide range of emerging and established talent, both for broadcast and theatrical release. She curates documentaries for festivals, has been jury many times at major festivals such as IDFA, and lately she is part of the nomination committee for feature and short documentary for OSCARS.
In 2004 she set up Scottish Documentary Institute and over the years devised several award-winning talent schemes: Bridging the Gap, This is Scotland, Right Here, Stories and Edinburgh Pitch. She execs award winning feature films produced by SDI Productions such as Freedom Fields, Time Trial, Becoming Animal, Syrian Stories, Donkeyote, Libya in Motion, Where You’re Meant To Be….. as well as trying to keep up with her own productions: She is currently finishing a 3 part series in Guinea-Bissau about the Bijagos people.
She is a research professor at University of Edinburgh where she supervises PhD by practice in Documentary Film.
Zhou Bing was the Playwright-Director of the Pride of the Orient program of CCTV, the Producer of the Special Program Group of Oriental Horizon, and the Director of the Special Program Department of China Central Newsreel & Documentary. Zhou Bing has been awarded Chinese Documentary Annual Director for three times. He has created and produced hundreds of documentaries. In 2014, Zhou Bing established Sun Media International to marketise documentary films and promote Chinese documentaries globally. His works have been broadcasted on CCTV, National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, SkyTV, NDR, Arte and many other international mainstream media.
Works include Forbidden City, Dunhuang, Road of Millennia Bodhi, Taipei Palace Museum, When the Louvre Meets the Forbidden City, The Bund, Snow Leopard, South of the Ocean
* Tutor will assist participants during film making and answer questions.