Film-making Workshop at COAST

Shore: How We See The Sea
Free Weekend Film-making Workshop in Lamlash
Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th March 2018

The Old Tennis Pavilion in Lamlash will be open to everyone for a free two-day film-making workshop on 3-4 March 2018. Professional community artist/filmmaker Ed Webb-Ingall is sending an open invitation across Arran and the Firth of Clyde to anyone interested in learning film-making skills and using them to share their stories about living and working by, on or in the sea.
The workshop is part of ‘Shore’ – a multi-arts touring project led by award-winning arts-science organisation Invisible Dust that aims to spark a Scotland-wide conversation about our relationship to the seas and oceans, and the role of Marine Protected Areas in preserving or ‘shoring up’ our endangered aquatic worlds. Final films made by award-winning artists Ed Webb-Ingall and Margaret Salmon will be screened in nine coastal communities across Scotland from July 2018 to April 2019, including in the Screen Machine on Arran.

The weekend workshop on 3-4 March is hosted by the Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) in their offices at The Old Tennis Pavilion in Lamlash. Workshop places must be booked in advance. It will equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to work as part of a group to make a video with Ed that will end up being screened all over Scotland as part of the tour – with everyone’s name on the big screen in the credits! Topics covered in the workshop will include: basic video techniques, editing in camera, green screen, experimental filmmaking, storytelling and interview techniques.
The workshop is open to all ages and no previous experience is necessary. All required equipment will be provided, along with light refreshments. Anyone aged 14 or under must be accompanied by an adult.
‘Shore’ is funded by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Funding with the additional support of the Wellcome Trust and scientific partners Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), and University of Edinburgh.

How to book:
Workshop places must be booked in advance.
To book a place and for further details on times, please phone 07779 287010 or email your name and contact details to the following address:
For more information on ‘Shore’ please contact Ruth Marsh on 07824 468396 or

About Invisible Dust
Invisible Dust is an award-winning arts-science organisation based in Scarborough and London that works with leading artists and scientists to produce new and exciting works of contemporary art. It provides the opportunity for the two disciplines to share and explore common ground. Invisible Dust aims to produce significant and far reaching artist commissions both in the UK and internationally, as well as supporting the creation of new scientific ideas whilst engaging audiences with large scale events, and educational and community activities. In 2015 Invisible Dust was awarded £450,000 by the Wellcome Trust’s Sustaining Excellence Programme, part of which supports Shore. Invisible Dust has just been awarded National Portfolio Status by Arts Council England. Past artists include Turner Prize winners Elizabeth Price and Jeremy Deller, and in 2016 ‘Human Sensor’ by Kasia Molga attracted 1.6 million viewers worldwide.
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About Ed Webb-Ingall
Ed Webb-Ingall is a writer and filmmaker; he has presented his videos at venues worldwide including Ryerson Toronto, Tokyo Wondersite Japan and the Maysles Institute, New York. He has published articles in MIRAJ Journal, Other Cinemas and co-edited a monograph on the Artist Derek Jarman, published by Thames and Hudson. In 2013 he was awarded a bursary by the British Council to carry out a community video project in partnership with Echo Park Film Center, California. In 2014 he received a full scholarship as a PhD candidate at Royal Holloway University, where his research focuses on the history and practice of community video in the UK. Between 2014 and 2016 he carried out a community video project at The Showroom, London and published an accompanying handbook. In 2016 he was commissioned by Studio Voltaire, London to develop a video that looked at the legacy of Section 28, the finished video will tour the UK over 5 venues in 2018. In addition to carrying out the new video commission as part of ‘Shore’, he currently runs the public programme for the London Community Video Archive, at Goldsmiths University.

About Creative Scotland
Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. We enable people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life. We distribute funding provided by the Scottish Government and the National Lottery. For further information about Creative Scotland please visit Follow us @creativescots and

About The Wellcome Trust
The Wellcome Trust exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. We’re a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate.