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Claire Scally

Joint MD

Claire has worked in the creative and digital media sectors in Ireland and Scotland for over 25 years, with training and development of talent having always been a key focus for her. She moved to Scotland in the late ‘90s to set up Moonstone International Screen Labs – an international development programme for feature film writers and directors, founded in association with the Sundance Institute in the US. She has held senior roles at Pact, Scottish Enterprise and Ilumina Digital. Claire is a member of BIMA’s Scotland Council and in May 2018 was named as one of the BIMA100, which celebrates the people who are shaping the British digital industry.

Margaret Scott

Joint MD

Margaret has over 26 years’ experience as a senior executive in the broadcast and digital media industry. Prior to joining TRC as joint MD with Claire in May 2016, she held senior management roles at Pact, MNE Media and most recently Shed Media Scotland, where she oversaw 60 episodes of the company's flagship series Waterloo Road. As Director of Nations and Regions for Pact, Margaret was part of the management team that fought and successfully won greater rights retention for independent production companies within the 2003 Communications Bill. Alongside her role at TRC Margaret is Chair of BAFTA Scotland.

Emma Flynn

Project Manager

Emma is an experienced project manager who has worked with a range of arts and cultural research organisations across Scotland. She is a graduate of Fine Art Photography at the Glasgow School of Art, gained her MLitt in Managing in the Creative Industries in 2009 and completed her doctorate in 2014, both at University of St Andrews. Before joining TRC Emma spent five years as Festival Coordinator for Glasgow International.

Emma leads on TRC projects including SuperSizer, Look East and the Line Producer Programme

Caroline Gorman

Project Manager

Caroline’s fifteen-year career in the creative industries has spanned Music, Events and most recently Television Post Production. She has served on the board of the SMIA (Scottish Music Industry Association) and is one of the founding directors of Screen Facilities Scotland. Recently she headed up an independent music production company which saw her manage a diverse range of productions across the UK and US. Caroline is passionate about the creative industries and has chaired and participated on panels for the likes of BAFTA, PRS for Music and the Edinburgh Film Festival, and delivered guest lectures to students across various colleges and universities. Caroline leads on Cross Creative and Rad. 

Alex Blott

Project Manager

Alex has worked as both a project manager and content coordinator at agencies, in-house, and as a freelancer for businesses throughout the UK. He is passionate about new media and storytelling, with a particular interest in audio. He also works as a freelance podcast producer, and has produced and edited a number of shows for clients, as well as his own personal project, The Papertrail Podcast, for over three years.

Alex leads on the Inspiring Digital Leaders programme.

Michelle Conlin

Marketing Executive

Michelle joined TRC as Marketing Intern in 2016 after graduating with a degree in Spanish and English Literature. She has prior experience in arts communications, social media management and radio production. From crafting headline hitting press releases to managing our marketing campaigns, our website and social channels, she is responsible for spreading the good news of TRC. Michelle also leads on events.

Antonia Spagnoletti

Admin Assistant

Antonia keeps TRC running like a well-oiled machine. She holds a degree in Photography and Film from Edinburgh Napier University and has experience in an array of projects within both the Creative Industries and Education sector. She is a wearer of many hats, having previously worked as a Production Runner, Photographer, Exhibiting Artist and Tutor.