Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Keith Duncan

Person Name
Keith Duncan
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07378 353 123

Keith Duncan is an Edinburgh-based musician, vocalist, sound engineer and sound designer who runs a thriving sound studio in Edinburgh’s foremost creative hub Summerhall. Keith designs sound for live action, animation, music promos and documentary, in both short and long form. His work has screened at events and platforms across the world as diverse as the Scottish Parliament, and Slamdance.

In 2017 Keith has worked with economist, author and Oxford University Senior Visiting Research Associate Kate Raworth on a series of animations about Doughnut Economics, in conjunction with animator Ainslie Henderson. He has also completed a short film by Peter Marsden of Luckyme Records Not required Back and Anne Milne’s feature documentary The World in One City a celebration of the Edinburgh International Festival and British Council Season of ‘47.

Keith’s previous work includes BAFTA-winning The Making of Longbird, working with composer Atzi and director Will Anderson.

Have Heart, also directed by Will Anderson, which screened at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, was nominated for a British BAFTA 2018 and was picked as "short of the week" and Staff Pick on Vimeo.

Keith has also worked on live action shorts V Day by Lucas Kao and Ecstatic Glymphatic by Sahra Bhimji, Scottish BAFTA-winning Isabella by Ross Hogg and Duncan Cowles, and Scottish BAFTA-winning Hart’s Desire by Gavin Robinson, as well as around 20 short documentaries produced by the Scottish Documentary Institute.

In 2018 Keith has been working with Martin Green from the band Lau, he just finished sound mixing for the Scottish Government "Hate Crime" Advert and is currently working with Producer Chris Young and Animator Ainslie Henderson on an animation for CBBC.

In 2019 Keith has been working with Director Will Anderson on an MTV advert, pilots for Adult Swim and his new film "Betty". Keith has also worked with Director Micheal Hughes for Channel 4 Random Acts animation "Xylem", Ross Hogg's latest BBC animation "The Last Train" and with Robin Hague on an SFTN funded film "Slingshot