Meet the team

Current Staff

Catriona Logan

Festival Director

Naomi Wright

Festival Manager

Alan Esslemont

TG4/CMF Chair

Celtic Media Festival Board

 

Andrew Byrne, Screen Ireland
Alan Esslemont, TG4/CMF Chair
Áine Walsh, ILBF/Northern Ireland Screen
David Harron, BBC Scotland
Fernando Ojea, Televisión de Galicia
Iseabail Mactaggart , MG ALBA
Joseph Hoban, RTÉ
Karen Kirby, BBC Northern Ireland
Michael O'Keefe, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland
Nick Andrews, BBC Cymru Wales
Sioned Wyn Roberts, S4C
Seán Mac Giolla Phádraig‚Äč, RTÉ
Stephanie Marshall, BBC England
Catriona Logan Festival Director (Glasgow Office)
Naomi Wright Festival Manager(Glasgow Office)
 


Past Team Members

 

The Celtic Media Festival administrators:

Michael Russell 1980 - 1983
Duncan MacLeod 1983 - 1994
Frances Hendron 1994 - 2007
Jude MacLaverty 2007 - 2010
Jo Stein 2010-2011
Catriona Logan 2011-present


Irish Chairs:

Pádhraic Ó Ciardha, TG4
Neasa Ní Chinnéide, RTÉ
Bob Collins, RTÉ
Con Bushe, RTÉ
Muiris MacConghail, RTÉ
Cathal Goan, RTÉ


Scottish Chairs:

Alan Esslemont, TG4
Donald Waters, Grampian Television
Neil Fraser, BBC Scotland
Maggie Cunningham, BBC Scotland
Domhnall Caimbeul, MG ALBA


Welsh Chairs:

Huw Jones, S4C
John Hefin, Wales Film Council
Owen Edwards, S4C

 

2021 – 42nd Festival
Virtual Festival and Awards
Catriona Logan, Festival Director 
Naomi Wright, Festival Manager


2020 – 41st Festival
No Festival - Virtual Awards
Catriona Logan, Festival Director
Naomi Wright, Festival Manager


2019 - 40th Festival
Aviemore, Scotland
Catriona Logan, Festival Director
Naomi Wright, Festival Manager 


2018 - 39th Festival
Llanelli, Wales
Catriona Logan, Festival Director
Naomi Wright, Festival Manager 


2017 - 38th Festival
Douglas, Isle of Man
Catriona Logan, Festival Director 
Naomi Wright, Festival Manager 


2016 - 37th Festival
Dungarvan, Ireland
Catriona Logan, Festival Director, 
Naomi Wright, Festival Co-Ordinator


2015 - 36th Festival
Inverness, Scotland
Catriona Logan, Festival Producer 
Naomi Wright, Festival Co-Ordinator


2014 - 35th Festival
St Ives, Cornwall
Catriona Logan, Festival Producer 
Cleo Hetherington, Festival Co-Ordinator


2013 - 34th Festival
Swansea, Wales
Catriona Logan, Festival Producer 
Ross Smyth, Festival Co-Ordinator


2012 - 33rd Festival
Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Catriona Logan, Festival Producer 
Leona Buchanan, Festival Co-Ordinator


2011 - 32nd Festival
Stornoway, Scotland
Jo Stein, Festival Producer 
Jenna Cunningham, Festival Co-Ordinator


2010 - 31st Festival
Newry, Northern Ireland
Jude MacLaverty, Festival Producer
Jo Stein, Festival Co-Ordinator


2009 - 30th Festival
Caernarfon, Wales
Jude MacLaverty, Festival Producer
Jo Stein, Festival Co-Ordinator


2008 - 29th Festival
Galway, Ireland
Jude MacLaverty, Festival Producer 
Ed Blackburn, Sally Ni Dhuibhir, Festival Team 


2007 - 28th Festival
Skye, Scotland
Frances Hendron, Chief Executive 
Jude MacLaverty / Katy McAulay, Festival Producer


2006 - 27th Festival
Falmouth, Cornwall
Frances Hendron, Chief Executive 
Jude MacLaverty, Festival Producer


2005 - 26th Festival
Cardiff, Wales
Bryn Roberts, Festival Chairman
Hannah Raybould (Sgrin), Festival Producer


2004 - 25th Festival
Dundee, Scotland
Lesley Riddoch, Festival Chairman
Jude MacLaverty and Frances Hendron, Festival Producers


2003 - 24th Festival
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Professor Sean Fulton, Festival Chairman
Jude Sharvin, Festival Producer


2002 - 23rd Festival
Quimper, Brittany
Daniel Yonnet, Festival Chairman
Xavier Perrin, Festival Producer 


2001 - 22nd Festival
Truro, Cornwall
Professor Alan Livingston, Festival Chairman
Karen Stockdale, Festival Director


2000 - 21st Festival
Aberystwyth, Wales
Derec Llwyd Morgan, Festival Chairman
Menna Heulyn, Festival Producer


1999 - 20th Festival
Skye, Scotland
Donald John MacInnes, Festival Chairman
Mark McLachlan, Festival Director


1998 - 19th Festival
Tralee, Ireland
Dr Tim Mahony, Festival Chairman 
Doireann Ní Bhriain, Festival Director


1997 - 18th Festival
St Ives, Cornwall
This was the first time the Festival was hosted by Cornwall
James St Aubyn, Festival Chairman 
Stephen Hall, Festival Director


1996 - 17th Festival
Bangor, Wales
R Alun Evans, Festival Chairman 
Ewan Llwyd, Festival Director


1995 - 16th Festival
Fortwilliam, Scotland
Sir Fraser Morrison, Festival Chairman
Lindsay Pollock, Festival Director


1994 - 15th Festival
Derry, Northern Ireland
Ivor Oswald, Festival Chairman
Suzy O'Hara, Festival Organiser


1993 - 14th Festival
Lorient, Brittany
Louis Lichou, Festival Chairman 
Erwan Moalic, Festival Organiser 


1992 - 13th Festival
Carmarthen, Wales
D H Davies, Festival Chairman
David Hedley Williams, Festival Organiser 


1991 - 12th Festival
Inverness, Scotland
Sir Iain Tennant KT, Festival Chairman 
Mairi Nicholson, Festival Organiser 


1990 - 11th Festival
Gweedore, Ireland
T P Hardiman, Festival Chairman 
Colm Ó Briain, Festival Organiser 


1989 - 10th Festival
Roscoff, Brittany
Recteur Henri Le Moal, Festival Chairman 
Erwan Moalic, Festival Organiser 


1988 - 9th Festival
Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales
Alwyn Roberts, Festival Chairman 
Sion Pyrs, Festival Organiser 


1987 - 8th Festival
Inverness, Scotland
Bob Cowan, Festival Chairman 
Kate Swan, Festival Organiser 


1986 - 7th Festival
Newcastle, Co Down, Northern Ireland
Sir Desmond Lorimer, Festival Chairman 
Alan Bremner, Festival Organiser 


1985 - 6th Festival
Douarnenez and Rennes, Brittany
Per Denez, Festival Chairman 


1984 - 5th Festival
Cardiff, Wales
John Elfed, Festival Chairman 
Ron Stewart, Festival Organiser 


1983 - 4th Festival
Glasgow, Scotland
Michael Russell


1982 - 3rd Festival
Wexford, Ireland
Michael Russell


1981 - 2nd Festival
Harlech, Wales
Michael Russell


1980 - 1st Festival
Western Isles, Scotland
Michael Russell