RepositoryBill Douglas Centre Archives (GB 2869)
Ref NoBDC 5/5
Alt Ref NoBox 5
Date1996-2000
LevelBox
Extent1 box
TitleJames Mackay papers: files relating to 'Daybreak' and 'Glitterbug'
DescriptionWhile mostly being files relating to the Bernard Rudden directed film 'Daybreak', other items include a blue file named 'Glitterbug press cuttings', 1993-1994, a brown envelope labelled 'Glitterbug - Turin Press Copies', 1994 and a cardboard envelope labelled 'Glitterbug Press - Turin (Basilisk originals)', 1994.

Relating to 'Daybreak' are two telephone message books and some work-related notebooks containing telephone numbers, costings and lists as well as a bundle of diskettes labelled as follows:

'Daybreak films Sept-Nov 1999'
1/6 'Admin, Travel Sched.'
2/6 'Admin cont. General'
3/6 'General cont. 'From Matthew Disk''
4/6 ''From Matthew Disk' cont. Calendar'
5/6 'Calendar cont. correspondence cont.'
6/6 'Correspondence cont.'

The 'Daybreak' files are as follows:

Yellow loose leaf, 'Press packets, additional copies of articles, Daybreak films Sept-Nov 1999'
Burgundy file, 'Daybreak Corr. cast and crew, music, other correspondence', 1996-1999
Black file, 'Daybreak, cast, crew, music agreements, Dolby licence, lab letters, insurance docs.', 1999-2000. Also: an envelope containg a script and treatment for 'Prayers for Landmine Victims' by Joshua Oppenheimer ('The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase'), another envelope containing a treatment for 'Declaration of Independence' by Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn and a treatment for 'Piercings' by Nina Damino.
Blue file, 'Daybreak corr. Scottish Screen, SAC [Scottish Arts Council], Traumwerk, Naoko Abe', 1997-1999, investors
Black file, 'Daybreak, Sunday Films, C. Revet, Film Four, Channel Four', 1996-1999, financial correspondence
Red file, 'Daybeak - Legal', 1999-2000
Black file, 'Daybreak correspondence, [Jim] Hickey, [Bernard] Rudden, Starhaus', 1996-1998 [including scene breakdowns and director's statement of intent, as well as a green loose leaf file labelled ' Daybreak draft scripts, very important'].
Black file, 'Daybreak main agreements, SAC, Sunday, Film Four, Interparty, Traumwerk, Scottish Screen', 1999-2000
LanguageEnglish, French, Italian
FormatManuscript
Printed material
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameMackay; James (1954- ); producer
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