Anne Milne is an award-winning Scottish filmmaker. She is an explorer of both people and places.
In 2010 she completed an MFA in Film Directing at the Edinburgh College of Art.
Her documentary film Maria’s Way won a BAFTA New Talent Award in 2010. That same year she was a Trailblazer at the Edinburgh International Film Festival where her film Maria’s Way won the Scottish Short Documentary Award and went on to be nominated for the European Film Award 2010, and also won the European Debut Award at Era New Horizon Festival. Maria’s Way went on to screen at over 100 international festivals including IDFA 2010 where it was included in The Best of IDFA Tour 2010.
In 2011 Anne was awarded a Worldview travel grant and spend one month in Nepal where she filmed Himalayan Sisters which went on to win an editing award at the 2011 Underwire Festival. Since then she has been working on a number of commissioned films. Most recently she was awarded a 20 for 14 commission by Creative Scotland to create a new work for the creative programme of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and is currently producing a short documentary for the Scottish Documentary Institute’s Bridging The Gap series.
Anne is also an educator, and began her teaching career at The Oxbow School in Napa, California where, for 7 years, she was the Photography & New Media Instructor. In 2012 she travelled twice to Tripoli, Libya with the Scottish Documentary Institute delivering workshops to young Libyan filmmakers, which resulted in the short film collections, Tripoli Stories & Benghazi Stories. Another trip to Libya will be undertaken in 2014. Anne has also given masterclasses at Grays School of Art and Napier University.