Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders
Dylan-Starr Adams
Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Dylan-Starr Adams

Person Name
Dylan-Starr Adams
Mobile Phone
07984 644 782

Leith based camera trainee, with over four years experience on student and independent productions.

My intent is to climb through the camera department hierarchy starting as a trainee/runner that brings experience and training on cinema cameras such as Ari, Red FS5/7 after having trained at the National Film and Television School's BFI Academy. Graduate of Glasgow City College and current UoE Film and TV Student.

Selected credits:

Outer Spiral Arms (2018) dir. Calum Macdonald - 1st AC
Slingshot' (2018) dir. Robin Haig - BTS Photographer
Moths (2018) dir Simon Fox - 1st AC
Transparent Man (2018) dir Nick Corrigan - DoP


  • Cinema Camera training: Arri Alexa, RED Epic, Sony FS5/7, Canon C100
  • Mirrorless Camera training: Sony A7 series, Canon 5D/6D series
  • Lens familiarity: Arri primes, Samyang primes, Zeiss Cp.2 primes
  • Lighting familiarity: Arri series, Dedo series, Kinoflow series
  • Clapperboard Loading/Marking
  • Camera Rig setup and execution.

Awards and Scholarships:

  • Into Film Ones to Watch 2017 Winner
  • Unrestricted Film Festival, Best Cinematography – Hindsight (Nominee) 2019
  • University of Edinburgh Scotland Scholarship 2019-2023
  • The Royal Television Society Undergraduate Bursary, Sponsored by STV 2019-2023


  • University of Edinburgh – BA(Hons) Film and Television (Sep 2019 – 2023)
  • City of Glasgow College – HNC: Creative Industries Television (Aug 2018 – June 2019)
  • Screen Education Edinburgh – AS Level Moving Image Arts (Sep 2018 – May 2019)
  • National Film and Television School, BFI Academy – Cinematography (Mar/April 2018)