Posts Tagged ‘ScreenPlay’

Screenplay Reviews: Raspberry Boat Refugee

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Reviews: Raspberry Boat Refugee As part of the Screenplay Festival our volunteers have been reviewing some of the films they’ve been watching. Here Sophie Balcombe reviews Raspberry Boat Refugee (Dir Leif Lindblom). Raspberry Boat Refugee is the story of Mikko Virtanen, who believes he is a Swedish man trapped in the body of a Finnish one, comically dubbed a… Read the rest...

Screenplay Reviews: Lord of the Rings

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Reviews: Lord of the Rings As part of the Screenplay Festival our volunteers have been reviewing some of the films they’ve been watching. Here Logan Nicolson reviews Lord of the Rings (Dir Ralph Bakshi). Let me begin by saying this is not an animated version of Peter Jackson’s semi-classic trilogy, but is in fact a very interesting (and to an… Read the rest...

Screenplay Reviews: Alive Inside

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Reviews: Alive Inside As part of the Screenplay Festival our volunteers have been reviewing some of the films they’ve been watching. Here Sophie Balcombe reviews Alive Inside (Dir Michael Rossato-Bennett). Alive Inside is a touching and inspiring documentary about the power of music and its importance in shaping us as people. It follows scientist Dan Cohen on his… Read the rest...

Your chance to have your say on future priorities for film development

Posted by on August 24th, 2015 No Comments
Your chance to have your say on future priorities for film development As part of the events planned during the Screenplay Festival week, Shetland Arts is hosting a meeting to discuss the future priorities for the development of Film in Shetland. The meeting follows on from those previously held on Theatre and Visual Art and Craft. It will take place in Mareel on 2nd of September at… 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...

Steven Robertson looking forward to coming home for Screenplay 2014

Posted by on August 20th, 2014 No Comments
With less than two weeks to go until the start of Screenplay 2014, Shetland Arts’ annual film festival curated by Mark Kermode, Linda Ruth William, and Kathy Hubbard, actor and guest of the festival Steven Robertson says he’s really looking forward to coming back home to show two of his films and give a Q&A… Read the rest...

Steven Robertson to star at Screenplay opening weekend

Posted by on June 25th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that local hero Steven Robertson will be the star attraction at the opening weekend of this year’s Screenplay Film Festival, running from 29 August to 7 September. The Vidlin born star of film, theatre and television will be taking part in a Q&A session after the screening of one of his… Read the rest...

Screenplay 2013 Programme released online

Posted by on August 22nd, 2013 1 Comment
We are disappointed to confirm that David Morrissey will be unable to attend Screenplay 2013 in person due to his being suddenly and unexpectedly recalled to the USA to complete a film shoot at the last minute. David asked us to pass on his sincere and heartfelt apologies for the disappointment caused. However, we are… 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...