Production

William and Kate: The Digital Reconstruction of St Andrews

William and Kate: The Digital Reconstruction of St Andrews

The tourist industry in St Andrews has changed significantly in the 21st century, now defined as much by Prince William’s four years at the University, as it is by the more traditional markers (Golf and the University). As the birthplace of Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s love story, faded cut-outs of the couple’s faces sit in souvenir shop windows, prospective students learn which halls the couple resided in, while a coffee shop pokes fun at this popular fascination with a sign that reads “Where Kate dumped Wills.” Given such international interest in the Royal family, it...

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From the Alps to St Andrews: Cedric Thorpe Davie and the production of Snowbound (1948)

From the Alps to St Andrews: Cedric Thorpe Davie and the production of Snowbound (1948)

While living on North Street and setting up the Department of Music, Cedric Thorpe Davie wrote the score for Gainsborough's espionage drama, Snowbound (1948).

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The Filming of Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius in St Andrews

The Filming of Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius in St Andrews

On Sunday 24th August 2003, filming began on the Old Course in St Andrews.

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Interview: David Puttnam on St Andrews

In March 2012, shortly before the re-release of Chariots of Fire which would coincide with the London Olympics, Producer David Puttnam returned to St Andrews and spoke to us about his memories of filming on the beach, 32 years earlier. Included here is audio of the discussion we had with him. First, Puttnam discussed how they came to shoot the film in St Andrews. Puttnam on finding St Andrews He further discussed the two days spent filming on the beach. Filming on West Sands The shoot took place against the jarring backdrop of international news events. The Iran hostage crisis Puttnam also...

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The Family Films of Frances Hedges Montgomery

The Family Films of Frances Hedges Montgomery

Frances Hedges Montgomery was elected Burgh Councillor of St Andrews in 1930. In the two years prior to her election, she made twelve short films. Six of these followed her family experiences in and around St Andrews.

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Rogue Productions – St Andrews’ Student Filmmaking Society

Rogue Productions – St Andrews’ Student Filmmaking Society

A History of Rouge Productions, the St Andrews' Student Filmmaking Society, which was founded in 2000.

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