Edin Films was founded by filmmakers Patrick Steel and Garry Torrance to bring together their combined experience creating beautiful images and powerful narratives for film and TV, and for clients in the advertising, corporate and charity sectors.
Clients they have worked with include Mackays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Villeroy & Boch, Cancer Research UK, National Railway Museum, Oxfam, Bloodwise, The British Red Cross, Inspiring Scotland, MS Society, and London School of Economics.
Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, working all over the world.
Garry has a background in cinematography, having spent fifteen years working firstly in drama and documentary then moving into advertising work both behind the camera and as a producer and director. He has created gorgeous visual content over the past decade for agencies and prestigious clients including Mackays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Villeroy & Boch, Cancer Research UK, Loch Duart Salmon and many more.
Garry’s past cinematography credits include BAFTA-winning feature documentary Everybody’s Child (2013) and BBC2-aired Big Gold Dream (2015) as well as series documentaries for TV channels in UK and USA. He produced and photographed the BBC films The Grey Area (2019) and The Brooklyn Scotsman (2020).
Patrick has created compelling narrative-driven branded content for organisations including National Railway Museum, Oxfam, Bloodwise, The British Red Cross, MS Society, Museums Association and London School of Economics.
He has produced, directed and shot a number of creative documentaries that have screened at festivals worldwide. Larry And Janet Move Out, a short documentary about the London housing crisis that he co-directed and shot, was featured at Budapest Architecture Film Days, and described by The Guardian as “a moving account of one couple’s plight, a social commentary for our times”. His latest film, Racing Stock, was selected for the Scottish Documentary Institute’s Bridging The Gap scheme for emerging directors, and premiered at Glasgow Film Festival 2021.