Highlands and Islands to the fore in film awards
THE Highlands and Islands were well represented in the FilmG national Gaelic short film competition with several entrants from the region making the shortlists across a range of categories.
Lochaber High School pupil Claire Frances MacNeil is shortlisted for Best Young Film-maker for her documentary Bodach Na Beinne. Sgoil Lionacleit and Plockton High School are among the shortlisted schools in the youth category. Callum MacMillan from the Benbecula school is nominated for best actor for his role in Gearrach an Stiùiriche.
Stornoway’s Nicolson Institue is shortlisted in three categories: best film, Film G’s Gaelic award for Stri
na Dileab, and Catriona Bain for best actor/actress.
Castlebay pupil William MacDougall is shortlisted for best actor and, with Adam Denehy, for best script for their work Eilean an Dochais. Sir E Scott school pupil Catherine MacDonald is shortlisted for best
young film-maker for her film Coimhearsnachd.
Tàirneanaich youth group in Shawbost are shortlisted for best drama and their funny drama Gàidhealbox is shortlisted for the community award.
Comhairle’s Catriona Stewart congratulated all the pupils.