We are delighted that Ten Years of Talent, a selection of some of the best award-winning short films from the first ten years of Screen Academy Scotland, will play at the Screen PLAY Film Festival in Shetland (28th Aug – 6th Sept) at the Mareel Cinema. The event, on September 2nd will be introduced by Professor Robin Macpherson Director of Screen Academy Scotland (2005- 2015) who in the autumn will take up his new post as Chair in Creative Industries with the University of the Highlands and Islands based in Lerwick, Shetland. 

Screen PLAY is Shetland’s annual film festival and this year is curated by celebrated film historian Linda Ruth Williams and film critic Mark Kermode alongside Shetland Art’s own Kathy Hubbard. It features a feast of film screenings, lectures and panel discussions involving national and international film industry professionals and film academics.

Screen Academy Scotland, a collaboration between Edinburgh Napier and Edinburgh College of Art is the only internationally recognised film school in Scotland and one of only three UK Film Academies accredited by Creative Skillset. In our first 10 years Screen Academy Scotland has attracted talented students from across the globe to our specialist postgraduate programmes. Ten Years of Talent is a selection of 6 award winning shorts that showcases filmmaking talent across a range of genres:

Ten Years of Talent will take place at the Mareel Cinema, Lerwick

September 2, 20158:30 pm
Screen 2
£ 5.00 / 4.00
Various Rec 14+ 110 mins inc Introduction and Q and A Some subtitles
Introduced by Professor Robin MacPherson

Maria’s Way (2009, 15min)
River Child (2006, 16min)
Karama Has no Walls (2012, 26min)
Mura (2012, 11min)
Red Burqa (2008, 5min)
Patata Tortilla (2014, 17min)