Up Helly Aa is a digital entertainment company based in Scotland

with a focus on developing & producing feature films & tv projects for audiences worldwide

about us

Founded in Clydebank, Scotland in 2012 by Kathy Speirs, Up Helly Aa productions include multi-awarding winning coming of age Scottish road trip Moon Dogs (2016), Brexit thriller Concrete Plans (2020) and for tv, sketch show special for BBC Scotland Pity Party (2019)

Working with new and established regional talent and outsider voices and stories. ‘We move’.


in development

feature films

Sylvie by Raymond Friel & Derek Boyle

The Gigantic Beard that was Evil by Stephen Collins adaptation by Simon Roberts producers: Dan Dixon, Paul Schleicher, associate producer: Kathy Speirs

You Kill Me by Raymond Friel producer: Margarita Veberaite coproducer: Kathy Speirs


Coasting by Paul Black a co-production with Shakehaus in development with BBC Scotland, BBC Three, and Screen Scotland


e: Kathy@upha.co.uk 

t: @KSpeirs

We do not accept or consider any unsolicited materials, thanks for understanding!