Diane Maclean

Diane Maclean

Dr Diane Maclean

Dean of the School of Arts and Creative Industries

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Bafta - Best Documentary Award
  • Royal Television Society New Media Awards
  • Film G - Gaelic Short Film Awards

 

Conference Activity

  • Oral history and subjectivity in curating a national archive
  • The Angel's Share: Jazz whisky and the rural economy
  • Memory and Identity: Filmmakers and 'natives' collusion towards constructed identity.
  • Commissioned Programmes as Ethnography. Visual Methods and Ethnography, Edinburgh Napier University
  • MeCCSA Conference Jan 2016, Canterbury: Manufacturing an island identity: How media practitioners and island communities construct an ideal of the Gaelic homestead

 

External Examining/Validations

  • University of South Wales
  • PhD Viva examination
  • Southampton Solent
  • Brunel University
  • Southampton Solent University
  • Abertay University, BA (Hons) Media – 2007-2010
  • Leeds Beckett University, BA (Hons) Journalism – 2014 - ongoing
  • University of Lincoln, BA (Hons) Media Production – 2007-2011
  • University of Greenwich, BA (Hons) Media & Communication – 2013 - ongoing
  • University of the West of England - International validation of programmes in Kuala Lumpur, 2011
  • De Montford University, BSc (Hons) Media Production – 2010-2014

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • SFHEA

 

Grant Funding Panel Member

  • Carnegie Trust UG Vacation Scholarships

 

Media Activity

  • Beatha-Phòsd sa Sgarp (Married Life in Scarp) – Programme One. Duration: 20 minutes. Broadcast on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, 26th December 2011 and subsequently available on BBC iPlayer. Production Credits: Producer.
  • Beatha-Phòsd sa Sgarp (Married Life in Scarp) – Programme Two. Duration: 20 minutes. Broadcast on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, 2nd January 2012 and subsequently available on BBC iPlayer. Production Credits: Producer.
  • Balaich na h-Àirde (The Aird Boys) Broadcast on BBC Alba 31st December 2014 and subsequently available on BBC iPlayer. Production Credits: Writer, Producer and Director. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02g3w29/p02g3vjh
  • Leasan sa Bhàs (A Lesson in Death). Duration: 1 hour. Broadcast on BBC Alba 19th September 2011, repeated 23rd September 2011 and subsequently available on BBC iPlayer. Production Credits: Writer and Producer. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014w3jg
  • Rèiteach (Betrothal). Duration: 30 minutes. Broadcast on BBC Alba 3rd, 5th and 6th August 2011 and subsequently available on BBC iPlayer. Production Credits: Writer, Producer and Director. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b012wylt
  • Clann Pheter Ròraidh (Peter Ròraidh’s Children) currently in production for BBC Alba. Transmission date October 2015. Production Credits: Executive Producer.
  • Bruadar sa Bhàs (Dreaming of Death) Broadcast on BBC Alba 10th March 2016 and subsequently available on BBC iPlayer. Production Credits: Writer, Producer and Director.

 

Non-executive Directorship

  • Board member Scottish Jazz Archive
  • Skillset Screen Academy Board
  • Sorbier Productions

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • Eric Liddell Centre
  • Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Scottish Jazz Archive
  • Edinburgh Science Festival: Material culture of beachcombing
  • Public engagement – co-organised ‘Conflicts, reporting and propaganda’, chaired by Joyce McMillan
  • Media Mondays – 2011-2012, speakers included: Kirsty Wark, Alan Clements, Alex Thomson (Channel 4), Allan Little etc.

 

Date


4 results

Islay Jazz Festival

Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (2020)
Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.40304
This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through...

Commission, Position and Production: Intent and Intervention in Minority Language Programmes

Book Chapter
Maclean, D. (2019)
Commission, Position and Production: Intent and Intervention in Minority Language Programmes. In C. Batty, M. Berry, K. Dooley, B. Frankham, & S. Kerrigan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production (19-31). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21744-0_2
This chapter uses documentaries to examine the processes, thinking and practices that a filmmaker undergoes, from the initial idea through to production. It will consider how ...

Gaelic Television: Building Bricks without Straw

Journal Article
Maclean, D. (2018)
Gaelic Television: Building Bricks without Straw. International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, 11(1), 6-28
This article considers the role and place of Gaelic television output looking at how Gaelic content was delivered prior to the creation of BBC Alba in 2008 and up to the prese...

Position, commission and production: a self-reflexive investigation into the generation of ethnographic knowledge through documentary production for BBC Alba

Thesis
MacLean, D. Position, commission and production: a self-reflexive investigation into the generation of ethnographic knowledge through documentary production for BBC Alba. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8850
This thesis takes as its object of study issues emerging from the synthesis of documentary practice and theoretical discourse. Its context is formed by the production of four...

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