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Dark Highlands


Directors:  Mark Stirton

Screenwriter:  Mark Stirton

Genre:  Drama/Thriller


Hats on Sticks Pictures present, the multi award winning Dark Highlands. Written and directed by Mark Stirton, produced by Michael G. Clark. Starring Junichi Kajioka (47 Ronin, Spectre) and Steve Campbell (The Planet, Captain Phillips). With Mike Mitchell and Brian Cox.

A talented Japanese artist visits the Highlands of Scotland, to paint, but becomes the target of a relentless killer.

Now available on DVD, Bluray, VOD, online and cable in North America. Distributed by Gravitas Ventures. Also streaming on Planet on Fire Video,
Streaming link 


Dark Highlands Press Kit
Cast and crew
Promotional Media

Posters - click to download

Media Gallery
Friends of Dark Highlands
North East Scotland College - Aberdeen Campus

North East Scotland College delivered a ready made clinical facility for a crucial scene in Dark Highlands. Many thanks to the generous support from Joan Thorne, Director of Curriculum. School of Service Industries and Duncan Macleod, senior lecturer - for fixing it for us.
Please click on image below to find out more about the College.

Aerialsense - Aerial HD filming and photography

Aerial Sense provides remote controlled aerial filming services. We fly using an aerial camera platform which is state of the art, providing ultra smooth, full HD film. Commercial, real estate and private hire available. Aerialsense provided all the stunning aerial shots for Dark Highlands.

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