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Claire Scally

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

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.

Caroline McGonigle

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

Michelle Lord

Michelle Lord

Project Manager

Michelle’s career in Broadcast Television has spanned 20 years and 2 Hemispheres.

After a decade of climbing the ladder in Post-Production, Michelle achieved the position of Senior Editor with a leading Australian broadcaster. Award-winning News and Current Affairs content followed but Michelle’s desire to level-up her career delivered a move to the other side of the globe for some of the UK’s most exciting production companies including Blast! Films, Tern Television, Scotch!, IWC Media and Red Sky Productions. Joining the TRC team in 2021, Michelle brings a passion for creating engaging television and front line knowledge of the UK Post-Production sector. Michelle is a member of the Guild of British Film Editors and Women in Film and Television organisation.

Emma Cram

Project Manager

Emma’s career of fifteen years has predominantly been in marketing, where she has project managed campaigns and events of all sizes; from training days and fundraising events, to photography exhibitions and large-scale conferences. Having worked in the charity and public sectors for most of her career, Emma has managed large project teams from across the UK and around the world. In 2015 Emma set up a marketing and copywriting business with clients including Comic Relief and Restless Development. Passionate about the benefits of mentoring and learning and development, Emma joined TRC in 2021 and manages SuperSizer and TRC Shorts.

Kathryn Ross

Project Manager

In a career spanning nearly 30 years Kathryn has produced and directed a range of highly rated programmes for the BBC, Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel. Previous credits include Crimes That Shook the World, The Kirsty Wark Show, My Childhood, Scotland’s Clans and Location, Location Location.

She ran her own independent production company – Timeline Films - for 8 years, during which she series produced Grand Tours of Scotland, directed the series Dreaming the Impossible: Unbuilt Britain and was Exec producer for Power to the Pocock, The Mayan Apocalypse 2012 and Facelifts and Fillers. More recently she has Series Produced for The One Show and edit produced on productions including The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts, Supermarket Secrets, Paramedics on the Scene and The Truth about Your Sandwich.

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