Posts Tagged ‘Mark Kermode’

Screenplay Bigger & Better than ever before

Posted by on September 17th, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Bigger & Better than ever before Staff at Mareel get in the mood for a screening of the Black Pirate (image (c) Dale Smith)  Sunday evening saw the culmination of 10 days of film, fun and festivities at Mareel, as Screenplay 2015 was brought to a triumphant end with a screening of 1970’s sci fi classic Silent Running.  As square-eyed film… Read the rest...

Countdown to Screenplay begins

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
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...

Screenplay 2014 programme released & events on sale

Posted by on August 5th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has today released the full Screenplay 2014 Programme and put all the festival events on sale. Screenplay is Shetland Arts’ annual film festival, running this year from 29 August to 7 September and curated by Mark Kermode, Linda Ruth Williams, and Kathy Hubbard. Screenplay 2014 is Shetland Arts’ 8th annual celebration of the… Read the rest...

Hansel rides again

Posted by on June 18th, 2014 No Comments
The grand finale of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival will feature Shetland Arts’ Hansel of Film project, with a screening of Simon Thompson’s feature-length documentary, Reels on Wheels. The project, which took place during the summer of 2012 as part of the London2012 Festival, involved a relay race of screenings of short films from Shetland… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts releases overview of Screenplay 2013

Posted by on August 13th, 2013 2 Comments
Shetland Arts releases overview of Screenplay 2013 Shetland Arts this week revealed some of the details of its seventh annual Film Festival, Screenplay 2013, running this year from 31 August to 8 September. Shetland Arts’ Head of Development Kathy Hubbard said: “After a packed year of regular cinema at Mareel, we really felt that Screenplay would have to be extra special this… Read the rest...

BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Radio Shetland to broadcast from Mareel today

Posted by on September 7th, 2012 No Comments
From 2pm to 4pm today BBC Radio 5 Live’s Kermode and Mayo, starring Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo, will be broadcast live from Mareel in Shetland. Mark will be in the upstairs Café Bar interviewing Screenplay guests such as Bill Forsyth, and also Shetland Arts’ own Head of Development, Kathy Hubbard, about the excellent selection… Read the rest...

Hansel of Film to be featured on BBC’s ‘Culture Show’

Posted by on July 11th, 2012 No Comments
Hansel of Film to be featured on BBC’s 'Culture Show' Shetland Arts’ amazing new UK-wide film project, Hansel of Film, promoted by acclaimed film critic Mark Kermode and film historian, Linda Ruth Williams, will be on BBC 2’s Culture Show on Wednesday 18th July at 10pm. A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back is a relay of screenings of short films made… Read the rest...

‘Hansel of Film’ recognised in Parliament

Posted by on June 18th, 2012 No Comments
'Hansel of Film' recognised in Parliament Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that Jean Urquhart, MSP for the Highlands and Islands, has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament recognising the launch of Hansel of Film. The motion reads: “The Parliament acknowledges the opening of the Hansel of Film 2012, a UK-wide relay stretching from Shetland to Southampton of screenings of… Read the rest...

Donnie Nicolson chosen to launch Hansel of Film relay

Posted by on May 7th, 2012 No Comments
Donnie Nicolson chosen to launch Hansel of Film relay Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that it has chosen a ‘runner’ for the Shetland to Ullapool leg of Hansel of Film. Donnie Nicolson will launch the relay in style by transporting films by Shetlanders in his 1972 MG Midget 1500 from Shetland to Ullapool, via Aberdeen. Funded by the London Organising Committee of the… Read the rest...

A Hansel of Film, Shetland part of the London 2012 Festival

Posted by on November 4th, 2011 1 Comment
A Hansel of Film, Shetland part of the London 2012 Festival             Shetland Arts will take a UK-wide part in the London 2012 Festival that celebrates the London 2012 Olympic Games. Shetland Arts was invited to submit a proposal relating to Screenplay, our annual film festival, and came up with ‘A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back’, a relay of screenings of short films… Read the rest...