...on the sea with Scotland’s lifeboats

Dive into Launch! - a cinema release of archive film and video celebrating RNLI communities across Scotland. Directed by Shona Thomson in a co-production with Screen Argyll. With a brand new immersive soundtrack composed and recorded by John Ellis, Arun Ghosh, David McEwan, Jason Singh, Jenny Sturgeon.

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︎ Experiencing

︎ The stories on-screen

︎ Creating the soundtrack

︎ Donate to support

︎ Thank you!

“It takes a community to launch a lifeboat...”

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Launch! is part of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21

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Donate to support

One thing that’s hard to represent on screen or in a soundtrack is that it is volunteer crews out on the sea saving lives. The professionalism, expertise, and care shown to anyone needing help is done so on a voluntary basis. And there’s a fantastic array of folk on land who support and fundraise for the crews, also on a voluntary basis.

If you can, we would encourage you to donate to the work of the RNLI.  With this project featuring so many Scottish Lifeboat Stations, you can support their efforts by donating at the link below, where funds raised will go directly to Scottish Lifeboat Station running costs: