film

Ebb Tide Project looking for filmmakers

Posted by on February 7th, 2014 No Comments

The Shetland Moving Image Archive, Shetland Arts Development Agency and the Shetland Heritage Association are delighted to be taking part in the cultural programme surrounding the Commonwealth Games. The three organisations are working together to commission a series of films to be screened from 19th to 25th July on the Tall Ship “Glenlee”, at Riverside…

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Films in February in support of LGBT History Month

Posted by on February 4th, 2014 No Comments

Shetland Arts and Shetland Film Club are working together to show some extraordinary films in support of LGBT History Month throughout February. LGBT History Month is an opportunity to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lives by exploring history from a LGBT context. It’s also an opportunity to learn about and discuss the continued fight…

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Time to Shine Shetland – Youth Arts Strategy

Posted by on January 31st, 2014 No Comments

Time to Shine is a new opportunity for young people in all parts of Shetland to really get involved in the arts activities they want. Time to Shine is being launched by Creative Scotland. Shetland Arts is working with Shetland Islands Council’s Creative Links and Youth Services to make this happen in Shetland. Young people will be at the…

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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode to be shown at Mareel as special 3D event

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Arts today announces that the special 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who will be screened in 3D in Mareel, at the same time as the UK TV broadcast happens on BBC One on 23rd November (time TBC on 13 Nov).
In addition to the global TV broadcast and the Mareel screening, hundreds of other…

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An opportunity for anyone interested in film

Posted by on September 10th, 2013 No Comments

For  some months, discussions have been taking place with film producer Kathy Proctor about a possible new movie ‘Up Helly Aa’.  Described as ‘a comedy with international appeal’ the storyline starts in Shetland before moving to mainland Scotland. Kathy Proctor and the film director Phil John (‘Downton Abbey’) will be in Shetland over the weekend looking at locations and…

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