Who We Are

Cut Media is a young, fresh and innovative creative team based near Glasgow in Scotland. We specialise in creating stunning high definition film for both broadcast and viral projects.

Renowned for cutting-edge cinematography, unique concepts and captivating narratives the Cut Media team are headed up by the partnership of founder Stu Thomson and his colleague Scott Marshall.

Our showreel is a collection of footage from different films and videos that Cut Media have created for a wide variety of clients from around the World.

'Honorary Mention' Banff Mountain Film Festival

Selected Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

' Best Action Sports Film' Mamouth Mountain Film Festival

'Best Viral' Sheffield Adventure Film Fest

'Selected' Vimeo curated Screening South by South West Festival

'Special Mention' Calgary Film Fest

Best Bike Segment' Tahoe Adventure Film Festival

Featured Film in Telluride Mountain Film World Tour

Stu Thomson Owner | Director | Producer

After establishing Cut Media (formerly MTBcut) in 2008, Stu has grown the business into a fresh and creative production company bringing unique concepts and visually stunning films to a multitude of international brands.

As a director Stu has followed his passion for incredible cinematography and story telling, most notably working alongside his close friend Danny Macaskill to create several viral videos and achieving millions of Youtube hits. These include the 2011 Channel 4 film ‘Industrial Revolutions’ and Danny’s most recent viral hit ‘Imaginate’ which was Red Bull’s biggest film of 2013 gaining over 20 million views in the first 12 months.

More recently Stu has directed & produced the long form BBC documentary ‘The Ridge’ along with the accompanying viral and also recently directed the massive hit music video ‘Free’ by Rudimental ft Emeli Sande.

Scott Marshall Director | Cinematographer | Editor

After learning his craft in one of Scotland’s top post production studio’s Scott Marshall has spent years honing his incredible eye for beautiful cinematography and some of the most stylish post production. Scott has a love of all different types of videography and has developed his knowledge and skills to become an extremely diverse creative director and cinematographer.

After meeting and collaborating with Stu the two together are now the creative force behind Cut Media and work together to create the most captivating films and unique storytelling. With a strong knowledge of the craft of film making Scott has filmed and directed some of our biggest projects for clients such as Red Bull, Santa Cruz Bicycles and sportscotland.

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Our Latest Work

At Cut Media we’re a firm believer in letting the quality of our work speak for itself and are extremely proud of our portfolio of work.

Click on some link below to look over the films that we have most recently been working on.

Danny Macaskill: The Ridge

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Red Bull: Danny Macaskill Imaginate

Delphi Adventure Resort

Rudimental ft Emeli Sande 'Free'

From the Blog

Behind the scenes: Dougie Lampkin’s Tundra Trial

Behind the scenes: Dougie Lampkin’s Tundra Trial

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Adventure Video, Uncategorized, Viral | 5 Comments

Here’s some background info on how we created our latest film for Red Bull UK; Dougie Lampkin’s Tundra Trial.  All images (well all the good ones anyway) by Rutger Pauw/Red Bull UK So the best way to start this blog is to first let you know that I am a motorbike trials super fan…. Long before Cut Media, before […]

The Ridge…and breathe..

The Ridge…and breathe..

So here I am, sat on the sofa at home, precisely 6 hours since dropping our latest Danny Mac film on to YouTube.  Not only that but we have a new website up, with a blog and everything (state of the art eh!)….  So lets try and write something. Putting together the Ridge project was […]

Glasgow 2014: 4 minute film with a quick turnaround.

Glasgow 2014: 4 minute film with a quick turnaround.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in Corporate Video, Glasgow, Scotland, Viral Video | One Comment

At Cut Media, we were recently employed by the Glasgow 2014 organising committee and Glasgow City council to create a short promo video during the Commonwealth Games. For those of you outside of the ‘Commonwealth’ the games are like a mini-Olympics, a multi sport event attended by athletes from Commonwealth nations all over the World. […]

Contact Us

Our studio is based in Glasgow centre in Scotland but we travel widely for a host of different projects.

If you’re interested in hearing more about our work then please get in touch:


+44 (0) 7780555520

Cut Media
St George’s Studios
93-97 St Georges Road
G3 6JA