High­lands and Is­lands to the fore in film awards

The Oban Times - - News -

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.

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