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Helpful. And smart.

Our team have been working in film and TV production in Scotland for more than 20 years. Commercials, content, corporates, shorts, features, brand films, documentary, broadcast, stills.... if you can put a lens on it, then chances are we've worked on it. 

Our tem is agile. We are quick to respond and keen to get things moving. We're not the biggest in Scotland and we think that's a good thing - low overheads means more of your budget goes on screen.


We will always give you an honest and informed assessment of your needs, together with costs based on our knowledge and experience. We want you to get the best value for your budget and we work hard to make that happen. We get a buzz from what we do - and we'd like you to have a good time as well. 

Our network of partners and colleagues across Scotland are committed to helping us help you. Together, we are formidable.


Ann Reilly

Executive Producer

Ann Reilly is an accomplished producer who has worked all over the world.

Achieving the impossible is her specialty.

Ann's career spans high end commercials, broadcast TV and documentary. Before The Helpful Scot, she was a producer for ad agencies and production companies including IWC Media, Y&R, & Publicis Worldwide. She enjoys showcasing the best of Scotland.


Philippa Atterton

Head of Production

Philippa Atterton trained at Scottish Television and then worked on all types of broadcast programmes in studio and on location, live and recorded. Working freelance offered the chance to specialise in hosting UK and international companies visiting Scotland to produce high end commercials, features and shoots of every kind. Now Head of Production at The Helpful Scot, there's not much Philippa can't tell you about production in Scotland. 


David Watson

Client Services

David's background is in advertising agency management. He understands the pressures and challenges which our clients face and can offer practical support and suggestions.

David is also our golf expert and has an impressive network of contacts with Scottish golf and can facilitate shoots in this popular area.

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