The award winners have been announced for the tenth anniversary Glasgow Short Film Festival.
Jasper Coppes’ Flow Country won the The Scottish Short Film Award, Douwe Dijkstra's Green Screen Gringo won the The Bill Douglas Award For International Short Film, Axel Danielson and Maximilien Van Aertryck were named International Audience Award winners for Ten Metre High and Robin Haig won the Scottish Audience Award for Hula.
At a ceremony at the Joytown Grand Electric Theatre it was revealed that Jasper Coppes’s Flow Country was named winner of The Scottish Short Film Award.
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The work by the Dutch-born filmmaker, currently studying at Glasgow School of Art, is a "unique mix of unworldly sounds and the stark imagery, beautifully capturing a sense of wonder and a new vision of the Scottish Highlands."
Special mention also went to Tuesday by Charlotte Wells.
The prestigious Bill Douglas Award For International Short Film was won by Douwe Dijkstra’s South America-set Green Screen Gringo.
Both awards were chosen by a jury of high-profile industry experts including last year’s Bill Douglas Award winner Anwar Boulifa; Director of Kosovo’s largest cultural event, International Documentary and Short Film Festival Dokufest, Nita Deda and the Australian critic, broadcaster and programmer Tara Judah.
The Victory Hall in Benderloch, near Oban, continues to stage regular concerts featuring local and international attractions.
Singer and violist Mairi Campbell brings her one-woman show Pulse to the Argyll venue on Friday, March 31 followed by CalMac Culture award-winners 2016 James Edwyn & Borrowed Band on Friday, April 21.
Local blues band Mudslide appear on Friday, May 5 and Dutch singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Vera Van Heeringen presents her bluegrass and American roots flavoured repertoire on Friday, May 19.
All concerts begin at 8:00pm.
Edinburgh-based European folk music specialists Moishe’s Bagel have devised a novel marketing idea.
The quintet will be playing Scottish concerts on the 24th day of the month only during the first half of 2017, in between dates in England and further afield. First venue on this schedule is Pitlochry Festival Theatre on Friday, March 24, followed by Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh on Monday, April 24 and Gartmore Village Hall on Saturday, June 24.
The group, which includes violinist Greg Lawson whose orchestration of the late Martyn Bennett’s Grit album has been a massive success at Celtic Connections and Edinburgh International Festival, will begin work soon on its next album, the follow-up to the acclaimed soundtrack to Soviet silent film Salt for Svanetia. moishesbagel.com