Screenplay and Wordplay

Shetland’s annual film festival is curated by celebrated film critics Linda Ruth Williams and Mark Kermode. Wordplay, Shetland Arts’ annual book festival, has been welcoming writers of local, national and international renown since 2001.

Screenplay: 25th August - 3rd September 2017

Shetland’s annual Film Festival features a feast of film screenings, lectures and panel discussions involving national and international film industry professionals and film academics. Screenplay also has a strong local flavour, provided by the work of local film makers of all ages and an increased commitment to outreach throughout the islands.

Wordplay: dates to be announced soon

Welcoming writers of local, national and international renown, Wordplay features a mix of readings, writing workshops, children’s theatre events and book signings. It offers a unique opportunity for readers and writers to meet their favourite authors, hear them read their work and ask questions.

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