Iain Scollay

Iain Scollay

Iain has produced and directed some of the most critically acclaimed factual output from Scotland. He has won more than two dozen awards including a UK BAFTA and nine Scottish BAFTAs.

Iain's Executive Producer credits include ground-breaking BBC documentary series Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Margaret Fleming, Michael Palin: Travels of A Lifetime, and the multi-award winning series The Hunt For Bible John and Murder Case. His work also includes two series of Rescue: Extreme Medics, Princess Diana's 'Wicked' Stepmother, The Spy Who Died Twice and award winning Lifers Behind Bars (Channel 4), plus Murder in Washington, Fish Town, The Cancer Hospital and Breadline Kids (BBC).

Before joining Firecrest in 2017, Iain was the Creative Director of Mentorn Scotland and the Head of Documentaries for Mentorn Media. His exec credits at Mentorn include Saddam Goes to Hollywood (C4), Jihadi’s Next Door (C4) and Traffic Cops (BBC1)

As a freelance documentary Producer / Director he made films for prestigious documentary strands Cutting Edge and One Life. He directed RTS nominated Russell Brand: On the Road (BBC2), Afghanistan: The Great Game (BBC2) and The Legacy of Lawrence of Arabia with Rory Stewart (BBC2). He won a UK BAFTA as producer / director on the seminal Channel 4 series Faking It.

Iain's most recent Exec producer credits include the highly acclaimed BBC series Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Renee and Andrew Macrae, Murder Trial: The Killing of Brenda Page, and Highland Cops, plus the breakthrough BBC Three single, Liar - The Fake Grooming Scandal.