JUMPCUT participants work under the guidance of professional industry mentors, giving them the opportunity to gain experience working in a genuine industry environment. Our mentors come from a range of backgrounds, and include staff from our partners Sigma Films and Urbancroft Films.

These mentors have worked on previous JUMPCUT productions:


Nigel Honey: Editor

I am an Avid Off line / Film editor with over sixteen years experience cutting using Avid Media Composer Vsn 7 and Final Cut Pro Vsn 7, both in UK and Europe. I work well with a variety of Directors and Producers, and have an excellent work history. Many of the films I have worked on have … Continue reading Nigel Honey: Editor

Colin Monie: Editor

After studying film and drama at University I started working in the BBC Film Unit in Glasgow. When it shut down I became freelance and I have been working professionally in cutting rooms now for nearly thirty years. Over this time technological advances have changed the process radically although editing still remains principally concerned with … Continue reading Colin Monie: Editor

Joachim Philippe: Director of Photography

Born in Brussels in 1983, the Belgian cinematographer and photographer Joachim Philippe studied the technique and art of cinematography at the National Institute of Radioelectricity and Cinematography (INRACI). For several years Joachim trained extensively as a camera assistant on major feature films with acclaimed directors including Ken Loach, Jaco Vandormael, and David Mackenzie, and award … Continue reading Joachim Philippe: Director of Photography

Lloret Dunn: Location Manager

Lloret Dunn has been enjoying the role of Location Manager for over 20 years.  Her wide range of credits within drama, commercials, comedy and film in Scotland have included Stag (BBC), World War Z (Paramount Pictures), Dr. Finlay (STV), Doomsday (Universal Pictures), Tank Commander (BBC), The Jacket (Time Warner), Rab C Nesbitt (The Comedy Unit), and that … Continue reading Lloret Dunn: Location Manager

Gillian Pauling: Production Executive at Objective Productions

Gillian Pauling joined Objective Productions in March 2011 as Production Executive of the newly opened Scotland office. Gillian started her career as a trainee Production Assistant at Scottish Television working in all genres, latterly specialising in live news and current affairs.  She joined the BBC Comedy & Entertainment department in 2003, leaving to venture into the … Continue reading Gillian Pauling: Production Executive at Objective Productions

Morag Fullarton: Director

Morag Fullarton has directed theatre, film and television throughout the UK and abroad for many years. Theatre credits include the award winning  Mistero Buffo with Robbie Coltrane (where he played a cast of thousands), Honky Tonk Angel and Casablanca. Television work includes her Emmy nominated production of At Home With the Braithwaites, and Von Trapped … Continue reading Morag Fullarton: Director

Colin Kennedy: Director

Colin is the latest talent to emerge from Sigma Films (Perfect Sense, Red Road, Hallam Foe). Since completing festival hit I Love Luci Colin has attracted international attention. As well as winning the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Short he was also made one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow. He is now working with … Continue reading Colin Kennedy: Director

Kahl Henderson: Sound Editor/Mixer at Savala

Kahl Henderson has worked in film (Neds, Red Road, Hallm Foe), television (Field of Blood, Young James Herriot, Personal Affairs) and video games (Halo 4, Dead Island) recording and mixing sound. He currently works at Savalas and was the sound post-production mentor for JUMPCUT’s Summer Production Company.

Ted Mitchell: 1st Assistant Director

Ted’s first involvement in film was in 1991 in the shape of Andrew MacDonald’s Dr Reizers Fragment (Producer of Shallow Grave and Trainspotting). During the late 90’s he matured into a1st Assistant Director working all over the UK, with awealth of experienced and talented Directors in an an assortment of weird and wonderful projects. In 2008 Ted produced his first Feature Film, Dark … Continue reading Ted Mitchell: 1st Assistant Director

Colin McLaren: Screenwriter

I began writing short films for a flatmate, Morag McKinnon who was at the Edinburgh College Of Art. I was soon writing shorts for other students at the college and students at Napier University. The last short film HOME, directed by Morag for Film Four, won the best British Short BAFTA and twenty other awards … Continue reading Colin McLaren: Screenwriter

George Geddes: Cinematographer

George Geddes is a Glasgow-based cinematographer whose work in drama, documentary, commercials and collaborations with artists has been shown internationally over the past 10 years, picking up numerous awards. Recent festival screenings have included Toronto, Venice and Edinburgh International Film Festival. George shot the Scottish rom-com feature Not Another Happy Ending, Duncan Campbell’s film It … Continue reading George Geddes: Cinematographer