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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.

Caroline Newson

Project Lead

Caroline is an internationally seasoned project leader and communications strategist with over 15 years experience in the UK and Canada. She has previously worked for BBC, Channel 4 in the UK and spent nine years in Canada working for broadcasters including Alliance Atlantis, Corus Entertainment and Canwest Broadcasting, where she was Director of Publicity. Caroline leads on our digital programmes Cross Creative and Special Edition

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

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 website and social channels, she is responsible for spreading the good news of TRC. Michelle also leads on events.

Antonia Spagnoletti

Admin Assistant

Antonia is TRC’s newest recruit and keeps us 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.