Posts Tagged ‘Mark Kermode’

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...

Screenplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 No Comments
Screenplay 2011 Shetland Arts’ annual film festival, Screenplay 2011, kicks off this weekend, and runs from 26th August to 4th September. For the fifth year in a row, Screenplay will be co-curated by Professor Linda Ruth Williams and film critic Mark Kermode. This year they will be joined by film producers Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley, who… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 No Comments
Wordplay 2011 Wordplay 2011, the tenth Book Festival is run by Shetland Arts Development Agency. The festival will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre, in Lerwick and will feature a stunning cast of writers, comedians, journalists, broadcasters, visual artists, no less than three makers (poet laureates) and at least one CBE. It will run from 6.30pm on… Read the rest...