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Born in 1977, Coatbridge, Wilma Smith began writing from an early age and produced her first film at the age of 14. She studied BA Hons Fine Art Photography at the Glasgow School of Art and graduated in 2000.

A graduate of the Screen Academy Scotland in MA Screenwriting with Distinction.

At present she is a freelance media consultant and tutor with recent work including:



Directed by Lamha-e-Fikria, Humjolie is a film developed by a group of women from a South Asian background which draws upon their experiences and reflections on culture, creativity and connections. It explores stigma and hidden issues in communities and challenges services. Presented by Humjolie, Princess Royal Trust Lanarkshire Carers Centre and NHS Lanarkshire.

Life in a day

Minehorse took part in the Life in a day worldwide project produced by Ridley Scott and directed by
Kevin MacDonaldand was shortlisted down to the last 100hours.

Fairbridge Glasgow

Working with young people to produce short films.

Visible Fictions

live video action in Visible Fictions theatre production ‘The Curse of the Demeter’.

Empire Magazine

Editor for the Youtube viral campaign to launch the graphic novel ‘Kick-Ass’ by Mark Millar.