Duncan Cowles

His short films The Lady with the Lamp, Soft Toffee, Radio Silence and Directed by Tweedie have been selected for various film festivals at home and internationally.

Duncan was recently nominated for a BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award in 2014 for his graduation film Radio Silence. His latest film, Directed by Tweedie, commissioned by Creative Scotland, premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival in June 2014. The film has since gone on to be shown at festivals such as ZagrebDox, Inverness Film Festival, Flatpack Film Festival and more, as well as winning Best Scottish Short Film at Glasgow Short Film Festival and being shortlisted for a Channel 4 Innovation in Storytelling Award.

Now, alongside working at the Scottish Documentary Institute and programming of feature documentaries for Edinburgh Int. Film Festival, Duncan is currently in post-production on his second Creative Scotland commission with BAFTA Scotland nominated animator Ross Hogg, whilst also researching a longer documentary feature project.