Catriona MacInnes is a Scottish film-maker. A graduate of MFA (Advanced Film Practice), Screen Academy Scotland, her graduation film (“I’m In Away From Here”) was nominated for the Golden Lion Award in Corto Cortissimo[1] at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Since then it has won a “Golden Opportunity Award”[2] at Nashville Film Festival and Special Mention for Performance[3] at Arcipelago Film Festival[4] as well as appearing at many other festivals and being nominated in the fiction category of the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards[5] during 2009.

In 2011 her second short A Cuillin Rising (developed and commissioned by Digicult and funded by Creative Scotland and the UK Film Council) premiered at the BFI London Film festival, and was later nominated for British Council Best New Short at London Short Film Festival. It as also screened at many other festivals including Glasgow, Nashville and Seattle.

Catriona is currently developing her first feature film Gift From God which she began development in 2012 through a Playwright’s Studio Scotland residency. Her mentor on the residency was Molly Stensgaard.