Independent production company Up Helly Aa was founded in Clydebank, Scotland, by producer Kathy Speirs in 2012 to make Film and TV for the international market to entertain audiences worldwide.

Feature films to date include multi-award winning UK/Irish Scottish road trip Moon Dogs (2016) as lead producer, and Welsh coproduction Brexit thriller Concrete Plans (2020) with perfectmotion. TV coproductions include Paul Black’s 1×30” Sketch show special Pity Party (2019) for BBC Scotland with Shakehaus.

Up Helly Aa work with new and established regional talent with an emphasis on Celtic outsider voices, collaborating across borders with local stories at the heart of our vision.

We also produce theatre, developing new stories for screen with emerging creatives in-front of live audiences.

Join us at Edinburgh Fringe 4th-10th August 2022 for Paul Black’s ‘Self Care Era’.