Hansel rides again
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 18th, 2014
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 Lisa Ward on August 13th, 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 Lisa Ward on September 7th, 2012
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 Lisa Ward on July 11th, 2012
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 Lisa Ward on June 18th, 2012
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...