Iain Scollay

Iain Scollay

Iain has shaped some of the most critically acclaimed factual output to come out of Scotland. His work includes ground-breaking documentary series Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Margaret Fleming, Michael Palin: Travels of A Lifetime, The Hunt For Bible John and the multi-award winning Murder Case, all for the BBC. His executive producer credits also include Rescue: Extreme Medics, Princess Diana's 'Wicked' Stepmother, The Spy Who Died Twice and the 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, working with on-screen talent from Gordon Ramsay and Russell Brand. 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). Iain has won more than 20 awards for his work including eight Scottish BAFTAs and a UK BAFTA as producer / director on the seminal Channel 4 series Faking It.