Director and screenwriter Charlotte Scott-Wilson was born in Scotland and is a Dutch Film Academy graduate. Charlotte has a deep love for visual storytelling. She wants to reach a wide audience with her films and explores confronting themes in an accessible way. Never compromising to make her films cutting and visceral in a way we haven’t seen before. Her first short film Forever After premiered at the Oscar qualifying Palm Springs Festival 2013. Hold On premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won best narrative short.
Presently she is developing her next film with Film4
and is represented by United Agents London.
Amazing news as HOLD ON has won prizes world wide and been selected to many festivals:
Tribeca Film Festival - Best Narrative Short
Huesca International Film Fest - 1st Prize/Danzante
Fest - New Directors New Films Festival - Silver Lynx for Best Fiction Short
Traverse City Film Festival
Nevada City Film Festival
Jameson CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival - Short and Experimental Films Main Price
Duhok International Film Festival
Helsinki International Film Festival
Nederlands Film Festival
Manhattan Shorts - winner best short and best actor (Charlie Chan Dagelet)
BFI - London Film Festival
Gent Film Festival
HOLD ON and the short documentary MADE IN IRAN will premiere in Holland at the Dutch Film Festival.
Insanely excited to announce HOLD ON has won best narrative short at the TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL!!!
MADE IN IRAN - documentary received post-production funding from the Dutch Film Fund.
The film tells the story of two brothers and graffiti artists from Iran who travel to New York and find succes by exhibiting their work. By pursuing their American Dream they have to choose between going home or staying in NY and becoming a political refugee.