Mull filmmaker needs your help

Cat MacLeod, award-winning performer and filmmaker from Tobermory.

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Catriona MacLeod is an award-winning performer and filmmaker from Tobermory who, in collaboration with Glasgow-based actor Misha McCullagh, made her first short film remotely during lockdown as part of The End, a collaborative drama series that champions Scottish women in film.

Glasgow-based actor Misha McCullagh stars in HOWL, created by Mull film maker Catriona MacLeod.

It has since enjoyed global attention, having been officially selected for Venice Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Filmed on an iPhone, directed over Zoom and edited on a dying laptop throughout Mercury Retrograde in the middle of a global pandemic, HOWL is a juggling act between the artist and their audience, and the artist with themselves, challenging what we as consumers expect from our entertainers, and what we as people living through a pandemic expect from ourselves.

Shortlisted for WhoUKnow Creative Festival award 2021, the girls need your help! Go to https://lnkd.in/d-XTJ5n to watch HOWL and vote for them to win £1k towards their next film. Entries close on Friday, January 22.