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Creating the Kelpies
Creating the Kelpies

An observational arts documentary following Scots sculptor Andy Scott as he creates The Kelpies - the largest horse sculpture in the world on the Forth & Clyde Canal near Falkirk.

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Chosen People
Chosen People

In 1947 the world's leading photo-journalists chose ten families at random for an American magazine the Ladies Home Journal to represent our common humanity in the wake of war. In this film, we've tracked down these families throughout the world to learn of their lives over the extraordinary past half-century.

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Franz Ferdinand
Shooting Franz Ferdinand

With a million selling album, critical plaudits and ecstatic fans, Franz Ferdinand are the undisputed Scottish success story of 2004. ArtWorks Scotland: Shooting Franz Ferdinand follows the boys from their old Glasgow haunts, to triumph at the Mercury music awards.

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Lord Snowdon & Robbie Coltrane
The Sun Worshippers

How Hill and Adamson, the two great pioneers of photography, shaped the art form for generations of photographers.

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Ballads of the Book

A documentary about one of Scotland's most intriguing arts projects, in which the cream of Scottish contemporary music and writing talent co-operate to create a very modern work of national art.

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Robert Burns: Alive & Kicking
Robert Burns: Alive & Kicking!

A series of five programmes on the Scottish poet Robert Burns, which goes back in time - in the form of a children's "live" TV series - to show aspects of life in 18th century Scotland.

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Dealbh a' Ghaidheil
Dealbh a’ Ghaidheil (Photographing the Gael)

This film explores the fascination photographers have had with Gaels and Gaeldom ever since the art was invented.

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Ghosts on Glass
Ghosts on Glass

Three generations of the Johnston family took photographs in and around Wick from the 1860s to the 1970s.  'Ghosts on Glass' tell the story behind this fascinating collection of 45,000 glass negatives.

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Lights, Camera, Kirkcudbright
Lights, Camera, Kirkcudbright!

Documentary following the teams competing in The Galloway Video Challenge - a short-film festival in which competitors have 24 hours in which to shoot a 5 minute film.

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Off With McGough
Off With McGough

Series in which poet Roger McGough embarks on a magical mystery tour through the world of poetry.

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Pet Portraits
Pet Portraits

A half-hour programme following the process of immortalising four beloved pets in a variety of artforms.

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