Due to the current global situation, the planning constraints this has put on Shetland Arts, and in consultations with funders, a decision has been taken to cancel Screenplay 2020.

However, we’re excited to announce Shetland Unlocked, a new community driven festival which will take place four to six weeks after clearance is given for large scale public events. This is open to local film makers with films of at least 40 minutes in length. Find out how to apply at the link below!

Home Made remains an important part of Shetland Unlocked, and we encourage you to keep creating - submissions remain open until Friday 24 July.

Home Made - call for submissions!

The Home Made screening is always one of the most popular events of the festival, featuring short films made by Shetlanders of all ages and abilities.

All kinds of films are welcome, but they must be suitable for general viewing, as the Home Made event appeals to a family audience, and they must be under four minutes long. Film makers must be Shetlanders by birth or residency, and entries are also welcome from those living south who are engaged in higher education.

As they have done for the past three years, Shetland ForWirds will be offering a prize for the most effective use of Shetland dialect, so watch for details of this in the press soon.

For more information email Kathy at kathy.hubbard@shetlandarts.org) or download the submission form below.

**UPDATE** Calling all Home Made film makers ... We know that you have been trying to put your “four minutes-or-under” short films together in very restrictive conditions since March, and it’s only recently that you will have been able to get out and about with your cameras. Given that Screenplay will not be going ahead at the end of August, but that we still really want your films to be shown at the Shetland Unlocked Festival later this year, we have decided to extend the deadline for Home Made until Friday 4th September at 5.00pm.

We can’t wait to see what you produce this year - have fun filming!

Home Made submissions form.

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