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Supported by Creative Scotland, The Iris Mobile Cinema is a mobile cinema experience that can be customised to fit the majority of rural and community spaces.


A multi-award winning production, The Weekend is a short film that was written, shot and performed by young carers to share the series of struggles and victories that make up the everyday life of a young carer.


Funded by Event Scotland, Auld Toon Tales is a piece of promenade theatre, devised by Ayr North children, to explore the industrial past through the region and highlight through the ages the impact the region had on its inhabitants.


The Iris have delivered a series of practical filmmaking workshops for schools across South Ayrshire, as well as various community groups, that teach essential skills such as script development, acting for camera, directing, production skills and digital editing skills.


The Iris are proud to be the technical partner for one of the UK's fastest growing film festivals, supporting the team from the beginning, judging the Best Short Film Award and sponsoring Best Short and Best Feature.


Alongside Children 1st, The Iris produced a short film about the variety of ways young people experience and live through grief. Written, directed and performed by a group of young people who have experienced loss.

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Since the pandemic, The Iris have developed screen education input for the South Ayrshire Skills Academy, teaching film theory, scriptwriting, film production, digital editing skills and exhibition.

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The Iris are currently producing a series of short films alongside Ayr United Football Academy and the pupils of St. John's, Dalmilling, Newton and Braehead Primary Schools.


The Iris have two regular columns in Ayrshire Magazine, following upcoming developments, sharing exclusive interviews and compiling fun entertaining content in the world of Scottish film and theatre.


The Iris worked as Media Partners and participated in the Ghillie Dhu Road Trip, documenting the journey across Scotland as the local bar and kitchen, in their Mobile Scullery, raised £10,000 for MND Scotland.

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The Iris was one of the first two organisations in Scotland to run COVID safe Drive In Movies. Our community ethos and dedication to a great experience led us to training other groups across the UK on the best way to run a Drive In Movie experience.


The Iris have collaborated with the Ayr North Time Team, a collective of Ayr North residents with an interest in local history to create two productions that have made a significant impact in terms of raising awareness and social justice relating to women accused of witchcraft and the Great Fire of Ayr.

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With Sacred Heart Primary School in Girvan, The Iris have developed and performed two sellout interactive theatrical productions, led by the children themselves. These performances were the first of their kind in Sou


Supported by Film Hub Scotland, The Iris delivered a series of nautical themed screenings in a custom made outdoor cinema on Dunure Harbourside, selling fresh lobster rolls and enjoying the heart warming combo of cinema and sunshine.

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The Iris have created a series of educational videos for the Scottish Association of Teachers in Physical Education, empowering schools across Scotland with limited resources to deliver high quality physical education.


The Iris have worked in partnership with Vics in the Community, the charitable branch of local football team Whitletts Victoria F.C. The Iris have filmed events, run cinema screenings and are in pre-production to tell the story of the club so far.

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The Iris are producing a short film that explores the difference the B Friend project has on the lives of young people in South Ayrshire, as well as providing training opportunities.


'HOME' is a short film about the power of a community's roots, devised by Ayr North children in which a young girl explores her relationship with her surroundings, following a chance encounter.

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The Iris are proud to work alongside Working for Wallacetown as Festival Producers to develop the area's first ever Community Arts festival.

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The Iris have been the Media Partner for Prestwick based music festival 'PrestFest', filming the weekend and creating small studios for exclusive live performances in various local businesses.

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Like what you see? Interested in working together on an exciting new project? Or are you inspired to deliver something similar with your community?

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07552 011508

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