About

Alasdair Mackay is an award winning film-maker who has achieved success as both a writer and as a director.

In December 2016, Alasdair won the prestigious Best in Fest award at the Triforce Short Film Festival at BAFTA for directing the short film GLOW (Bish Productions).He is currently in pre-production with NIGHTWATCHMAN, a web-series being developed by Wolfpack Productions. He has also directed 1 feature film so far, BAD MOON RISING (Blood, Sweat & Glitter Productions).

Alasdair has had over 15 produced screenplays since 2011. These include BEST FRIENDS FOREVER (dir. Cathy Kostova); the award winning SHADOWS (dir. Sreemoyee Bhattacharya) and CONFESSION (dir. Martin Denham), all of which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Born in Manchester in the North of England; Alasdair now lives in London. He graduated from The International School of Screen Acting in 2012, where he set the record for the most number of produced screenplays written by one student in a graduating year.

He made his Directing debut while still studying in 2011 and, in 2012, accepted the offer to direct another writer’s work for the first time (THE INTERROGATION by Mark Normandy). Also in 2012 he ADed on PANORANUS; an outlandish comedy written for director Leigh Shine.