Summer in the sun

  Words: Rachel Aitken Scotland has been blessed with glorious sunshine these past few weeks, and the Buzz team have been busy tanning up, and relaxing in the beautiful city of Edinburgh (as well as researching for our dissertations of course!) Edinburgh is an incredible city, even more so in the sun. To celebrate, the …

48 Hours Later…

Words: Rachel Aitken  Buzz finds out more about the 48 Hour Film Project. Which Edinburgh teams will triumph this year?   Last weekend, budding filmmakers traversed around Edinburgh, in a brutal, 48 hour challenge to make a film. On Friday night, teams were randomly assigned two genres, of which one must be chosen for their …

Hidden Door Festival – ‘Electric City’

Words: Caoilfhionn Maguire Hidden Door transforms Edinburgh’s derelict street light depot into a week long artistic hub brimming with new talent and creativity.   Edinburgh has long been over-shadowed by Glasgow whose explorative and all-embracing arts and music scene is legendary; that is until the annual Hidden Door festival was born, opening up parts of …

A Conversation with Igor Termenon

Words: Caoilfhionn Maguire Buzz speaks with Igor Termenon, an Edinburgh-based fashion photographer, magazine publisher and all-round creative.   Igor Termenon, a native Spaniard, is one of Edinburgh’s biggest creative giants; co-founder and creative director of Future Positive – ‘a creative studio and online platform showcasing creative and entrepreneurial projects from across the globe’ – publisher …

Get your game on

Words: Rachel Aitken Scotland has a small but growing gaming industry, and it is the indie developers who are bringing the Scottish games industry to international attention.   To celebrate the games coming from Scotland, Buzz has identified some of our favourites that we think you should go out and play. (Although there is also …

Picturing the End of the World

  Words: Adam Harris David Lumsden is an award-winning director born and raised in Edinburgh. When he’s not doing commercial work for the Leith-based production company, Freak Films, he’s making short films such as his recent project, Boat. To coincide with the release of Boat, David also moved into the realm of comic book writing, …