Schools on Screen makes films for schools, colleges, trusts and education campaigns. We combine a deep understanding of education with the ability to work quickly and creatively in the high pressure environment of today’s education world.

Madeleine Holt


Madeleine Holt is a filmmaker and education campaigner. Formerly culture correspondent on BBC Newsnight, she is the 2019 winner of the Fred and Anne Jarvis award for education campaigning, given by the National Education Union.

Steve and Madeleine work quickly under pressure of time – which is vital in busy places like schools. Madeleine brings to the films her journalistic experience as a reporter at the BBC for 20 years, mostly as culture correspondent on Newsnight.

Our rates are extremely competitive because school budgets are tight. If you are interested in us making a film for your school, please get in touch at

Steve Sklair

Camera and Edit

Steve is an experienced all-round filmmaker. He was initially a picture editor on Panorama and Arena, then Channel 4. He subsequently moved into filming, producing and directing and became a series producer. Awards include a BAFTA for best single documentary, a FELIX (European Academy Award) Special Mention, and a UNICEF award for furthering the rights of the child.

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