Screenplay: Friday 30th August - Sunday 8th September 2019
Shetland’s annual film festival is curated by celebrated film historian Linda Ruth Williams and film critic Mark Kermode, alongside Jenny Leask. It 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 outreach programme taking in community halls and education.
Wordplay: Thursday 8th November - Sunday 11th November 2019
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.