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Frame by Frame – The Craft of Editing with Mark Jenkins

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Frame by Frame - The Craft of Editing with Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins has been a film editor for almost 20 years, producing fiction and documentary films that have received over fifty awards and nominations. He teaches the craft of film editing to all levels up to MA Certificate. Moving to Orkney in 2007 stimulated his film-making practice where he has filmed and directed over twenty short films.

    --> Lecture 90 mins inc Q and A. Ever wondered how directors choose what to show us from the hours of footage that they take? Film editor Mark Jenkins will take you through the main aspects of the craft of film editing – the importance of emotion, story, rhythm and structure, why and when to ‘cut’… Read the rest...

    Village at the End of the World

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    Village at the End of the World UK 2012 82 mins Cert 12A Subtitles Dir Sarah Gavron Cast The people of Niaqornat, Greenland Documentary. Lars is the only teenager in a community of hunters who doesn’t want to hunt. Niaqornat in North West Greenland has a population of only 59, and with no local industry people are being forced to leave to… Read the rest...

    Bear Island (Bjørnøya)

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    Bear Island (Bjørnøya) Norway 2014 Rec 12+ 78 mins Subtitles Dir Inge Wegge and Edda Grjotheim Cast Håkon Wegge, Inge Wegge and Markus Wegge A documentary about three brothers who finally realise their long-held ambition of travelling to the uninhabited Bear Island in the Svalbard archipelago to surf in the freezing waters of the Barents Sea. For the… Read the rest...

    Start Getting Animated

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    Start Getting Animated

    Elizabeth Hobbs is an independent animator based in East London. She trained at Edinburgh College of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and lived in Scotland until 2002. Her short films have been screened widely internationally and won many awards.

      --> Animation Workshop Suitable for all 150 mins Workshop leader: Elizabeth Hobbs A workshop for absolute beginners or those who already have an interest in animation. You’ll start with little loops of drawn animation using the zoetrope, and move on to flip books in which each person works on a sequence of 25 – 50 images… Read the rest...

      Keeping It Short

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      Keeping It Short

      Mark Jenkins has been a film editor for almost 20 years, producing fiction and documentary films that have received over fifty awards and nominations. He teaches the craft of film editing to all levels up to MA Certificate. Moving to Orkney in 2007 stimulated his film-making practice where he has filmed and directed over twenty short films.

        Elizabeth Hobbs

        Elizabeth Hobbs is an independent animator based in East London. She trained at Edinburgh College of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and lived in Scotland until 2002. Her short films have been screened widely internationally and won many awards.

          --> Various film makers Rec 12+ 120 mins inc Q and A Film maker and short film enthusiast Mark Jenkins has put together 90 minutes of his favourite short films (and some of his own, by our request!) and will tell you why short films are such a special art form, pointing up the range and… Read the rest...

          Young Film Quiz

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          Young Film Quiz Suitable 12 – 16 120 mins Mareel’s monthly film quiz, adapted for young people aged between 12 – 16. The usual rules apply – teams of no more than six to a table, book your table in advance and NO cheating! Take our advice and make sure your team includes a wide range of interests… Read the rest...

          Screenplay Quiz

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          Screenplay Quiz Suitable 14+ 180 mins Mareel’s monthly film quiz gets the special Screenplay treatment with Mark Kermode and Linda Ruth Williams in the quizmasters’ seats, ably supported by your faithful quizmaster team. Amongst various fun and fiendish rounds will be, by popular demand, the return of the Film Quiz Kazoo Orchestra….prepare to be swept away on… Read the rest...

          Le Week-End

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          Le Week-End

          Lindsay Duncan’s most recent work in theatre includes Claire in A Delicate Balance (Broadway), Elizabeth for The Royal Ballet, Hayfever in the West End, That Face and Private Lives at The Royal Court and West End (for which she won Olivier, Tony, Variety Club, Drama Desk and Critics Circle Awards for Best Actress). Her TV credits include Close To The Enemy, Sherlock, You, Me & Them, The Honourable Woman, Wallander, Lawless, White Heat, Richard II, Merlin, Marple, Margot, Doctor Who, Lost in Austen, Longford, Spooks, Poirot, Perfect Strangers, Oliver Twist, Shooting the Past, and Jake’s Progress

          Her films include Alice Through The Looking Glass, Birdman, Le Weekend, About Time, Last Passenger, Alice in Wonderland, Afterlife, Under the Tuscan Sun, Mansfield Park, An Ideal Husband, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Prick Up Your Ears, Samson and Delilah and Loose Connections.

            --> UK/France 2013 Cert 15 125 mins inc Q&A Dir Roger Michell Cast Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum In this bittersweet film, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan play a long-married couple Meg and Nick. They revisit Paris for a long weekend for the first time since their honeymoon, in hopes of either reviving their relationship… Read the rest...

            Film Poems and Portraits by Roseanne Watt

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            Film Poems and Portraits by Roseanne Watt Scotland 2015 Suitable for all 45 mins inc Q and A Dir Roseanne Watt Roseanne Watt is a Shetland-born film-maker and poet, whose work primarily engages with memory and the connections between self and place. She completed an MLitt in Creative Writing in 2014, specialising in film-poetry, and is currently undertaking an AHRC-funded research project… Read the rest...

            Lord of the Rings

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            Lord of the Rings USA 1978 Cert PG 132 mins Dir Ralph Bakshi Voiced by Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes A rare chance to see not the Peter Jackson extravaganza, but an animated film by Ralph Bakshi presenting the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s renowned fantasy tale. The wise old wizard, Gandalf (William Squire), entrusts the young hobbit,… Read the rest...