Artforms

Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft Following the success of recent consultations on Theatre earlier this year, Shetland Arts is hosting a series of meetings to discuss the future priorities for the development of Visual Art and Craft in Shetland. The first meeting will be held at the Garrison Theatre at 6pm – 7pm on Tuesday 14th July.  A second meeting… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy Programme Released

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Fiddle Frenzy Programme Released The countdown to Fiddle Frenzy, Shetland Arts’ annual celebration of the Shetland fiddle tradition, is underway with only 3 weeks to go. All tickets are now on sale – for both full week and day packages of workshops, the 7 evening concerts that place across the week, and a special lecture event discussing the… Read the rest...

Countdown to Screenplay begins

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Countdown to Screenplay begins Local filmmaker Marjolein Robertson speaks about the how Screenplay has influenced her at the Screenplay launch earlier this week. The countdown is underway for Screenplay 2015, Shetland Arts’ annual film festival curated by Kathy Hubbard, Linda Ruth Williams and Mark Kermode. The festival is a ten day celebration of film, and includes a feast of… Read the rest...

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...