Alison McAlpine

Filmmaker and Writer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact
Alison McAlpine’s award-winning film “Second Sight” has been critically acclaimed and screened at over thirty five international film festivals including Hotdocs, BAFICI, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Krakow, Slamdance (Special Jury Award), Sheffield Doc/Fest, Cineteca Nacional México, Guth Gafa Ireland, Mill Valley and festivals in Chile, Australia, UK, Canada, US and Argentina. Broadcast sales include: TVO; CBC Documentary; Catalan TV3, Spain.

Alison has received two BBC commissions, two versions of “Second Sight”: “An Da Shealladh”, 30 min, 2005, BBC Scotland, and BBC2 London, Wonderland, commissioned “The Ghostman of Skye”, 40 min, which premiered on October 31, 2009, and was Pick of the Day or Critic’s Choice in every major U.K. newspaper.

Alison’s background is in poetry and theatre. She has directed, written and produced plays across Canada and in Ireland and is a published poet and writer in Canada, US, Ireland, UK.

Alison is currently debuting her first feature film, “Cielo”, which is premiering at the 55th New York Film Festival 2017, and developing several new films and screenplays.