Were is an 11 minute dark, tense and atmospheric horror short, about three girls camping in the woods who are approached by a sinister stranger.

Starring Rhona MacKay, Lara McBride, Serena Doran, Alan Symington, Gary Fyfe & James Kerr

Written, Directed, Produced & Edited by Julie Robinson

Full Credits Below

Were was shot in Coatbridge, Scotland, on the 8/9th October 2016 and completed in April 2017.
It can be viewed here:


19th February 2017 at Blackfriars, Glasgow
Official Selection - Jennifer's Bodies Film Festival as part of Women In Horror Month

26th April 2017 at BBC Pacific Quay Viewing Theatre, Glasgow
Private screening for cast, crew & colleagues.

5th July 2017 at Artisan Tap, Falkirk
Official Selection - Indiehouse Film Festival

4th November 2017 at The Classic Grand, Glasgow
Best Of Scottish Selection - Glasgow Horror Festival

11th January 2018 at The Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow
Selected by Hans Lucas for Blueprint - Scottish Independent Shorts

Full Credits


Rhona MacKay

Lara McBride

Serena Doran

Alan Symington

Gary Fyfe

James Kerr


Writer, Director, Producer,

Editor & Visual Effects Artist:

Julie Robinson

Director Of Photography:

Allan Brown

Camera Operator:

Kieran Farrar

Sound Recordist, Dubbing Mixer

& Score Composer:

Jenn Ruxton

1st Assistant Director:

Zarah Hill

Practical & Special Makeup Effects:

Julian Robinson

Make-Up Artist & Creature Designer:

Jacquie Bruin


Lorna Godfrey


(Crew Happiness Provider)

Trieda Hill


Stephanie Orr


Tora Black Belt Academy

On-Set Photographers:

Gary Morgan

Gail Loughran

Filmed in 4K Ultra High Definition

on Panasonic AG DVX-200

Supplied by:

Allen McLaughlin


The Hughes Family - Coatbridge

Luisa & Staff - Kirktonholme Fermead Nursery

Tony Kennedy - Teknique Systems Ltd

Thiago Ferraz - TILT Professional Makeup