Aidan Nicol

Hoot Video Aidan Nicol


Wakescot Promotional
Love Letters in the Sand

The Victorians: How They Influenced Us

1 x 5 mins, factual documentary
BBC Scotland Learning

Voice of My Own

Filmmaking with Youth Groups
Borders Council

Discover Kelso

3 x 5 min, short films
Broomlands Primary School

Champion the Blunder Horse

1 x 10 min short film
Hansel of Film, Shetland Arts

Love Letters in the Sand

1 x 4 min short film
Maddrim Media

Video Diaries & Presentation

3 x video presentations
Global Classroom & Shetland Recreational Trust

Wakescot 2010

1 x 3 min marketing video
Active Scotland


Aidan is a graduate filmmaker based in Edinburgh but originally from Shetland Her background is in community work, specialising in work with young people using film She is currently employed as a freelancer for the Scottish Borders Council and is working on various film projects outwith this including involvement in the Hansel of Film project She first became known to ScreenHI in 2011 when she filmed fly on the wall material at their annual creative industries festival goNORTH.

She has made several short films that have been shown at the Screenplay Film Festival, one of which won the Ann Cleeves Award and has toured with Hansel of Film 2012 She set up the young persons film group Maddrim Media in 2005 and ran it for four years providing support and resources for youth filmmaking in Shetland. The group has gained a reputation at a local and national level through its work.

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