Just Agree Then
Contrasting artistic visions, misplaced confidence and blatant ignorance collide on the backdrop of an increasingly fragile and divided world. In August 2018, seven months before the UK is due to leave the EU, two stubborn Scottish filmmakers struggle to make a short film together in the Austrian Alps. Can they find common ground, or will they have to go their separate ways?
|Director||Duncan Cowles Ross Hogg|
|Subtitles||Dutch English Polish Portuguese|
Ross Hogg is an award-winning animation filmmaker based in Edinburgh, who focuses on creating dexterous, hand-crafted animation using a variety of materials, celebrating the vibrancy and physicality of the medium.
Having screened his films internationally at prestigious festivals, he has been honoured by BAFTA Scotland, receiving seven nominations whilst winning the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award for Animation in 2014, the BAFTA Scotland Award for Short Film in 2016, and the BAFTA Scotland Award for Animation in 2017.
Duncan Cowles is a BAFTA Scotland Award winning documentary filmmaker whose short films The Lady with the Lamp, Radio Silence, Directed by Tweedie, Isabella, Alexithymia, Taking Stock, Just Agree Then and In the Company of Insects have been selected for various film festivals at home and internationally.
His short films have also won a selection of awards at festivals such as Glasgow Short Film Festival, Open City Documentary Festival, BFI Future Film Festival, Hamburg Short Film Festival, Kyiv Short Film Festival, Szczecin European Film Festival and more, plus gained significant online exposure through platforms such as Short of the Week, Vimeo Staff Picks, BFI Player, MUBI, It’s Nice That, TED and numerous others.