An A-Z of film-makers, theatre-makers and dance-makers on the Isle of Lewis. If you would like to be added to this list, contact email@example.com.
Louise Maria Davidson
Louise Maria Davidson is a teacher of dance in Lewis and Harris.
Hebrides Dance started in 2009 with dance and fitness classes around Stornoway for adults and children. Since then we have grown from strength to strength, adding a range of fitness and wellbeing classes to the mix, working with talented tutors throughout the year and in 2013 adding a healthy and hip haven to the mix in the form of the brand new studio.
Film-maker and photographer making documentary films and music videos.
Jim Hope on Vimeo
Rachel has been winning awards for her acting since the age of eight. Rachel is a very versatile actress having a vast array of experience acting on Television and in Films, in theatre plays and comedy sketches, music videos, cartoons as well as working as a television presenter and youth theatre practitioner.
Rachel Kennedy on IMDB
Zoe Paterson Macinnes
Zoe Paterson Macinnes
is a filmmaker, writer and photographer. Her main interests include documentaries and promotional videos.
Rural Nations (Scotland) CIC is an artist-led production company based in Stornoway which has commissioned film, experimental theatre and strategic arts projects. Working across a broad portfolio of arts initiatives Rural Nations CIC delivers the annual Hebrides International Film Festival
Gaelic Tutor, Tour guide, Actress & Cultural educator.
Muriel Mharie Macleod
Muriel Mharie Macleod grew up in the Hebrides and began her career in film on The Snowman and The Charlie Brown Show before working on advertising campaigns (Shreddies, Toshiba, Phileas Fogg; Videos for Queen, Dire Straits, Enya, The South Bank Show etc).
As a producer her credits include Poddington Peas (BBC): Prince Cinders (Channel 4: TV Quick Award 1994, Grand Prix, L'Enfant Lune, Geneva 1998.) The Lampies (BBC): and further advertising, Saab, Persil, Bell Atlantic. She worked with director Derek Hayes, (Jeeves & Wooster Titles; BAFTA 1992), Jonathan Hodgson, (The Man with the Beautiful Eyes; 1999) Richard Williams, (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, 1988 Academy Award, Best Visual Effects & Special Achievement.) and Uli Meyer, (Space Jam, Anastasia).
She had a weekly illustration published in the Scottish edition of The Times Educational Supplement for twenty years. Her novel, WHAT THE RIVER WASHED AWAY, was published by One World in 2013. She was Director of the Fulbright Scholars association in the UK and is represented by the Blake Friedmann Literary, Film and TV Agency in London.
Phoenix Theatre (formerly Stornoway Thespians) is a community theatre group based in Stornoway.
Quay Digital Media
Quay Digital Media are a video production company specialising in the creation of promotional media content for businesses of all sizes throughout the Western Isles. QDM are also licensed drone operators.
Uig-based arts organisation founded in 2018 to develop ambitious new theatre and music projects from Lewis, as well as a residency programme and occasional live performances at Uig Community Centre. Projects include Move-Gluasad by Julia Taudevin (**** The Guardian/The List), Oir Nan Speur | The Edge of the Sky, and an adaptation of Alastair McIntosh's Soil and Soul by Alan Bissett.
Studio Fir Chlis
Studio Fir Chlis is a fresh and innovative independent film production company, based in Uig on the Isle of Lewis. The company was founded in 2020 and has since made work for the BBC, the National Theatre of Scotland, Dance Base, the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, and the Hebridean Dark Skies Festival, among others.