video will be hitting the Highlands as m Aberdeen Video Access presents a series of talks, workshops and

screenings to provide help and advice 1. . . . rawling the waters or 60s and 70s TV

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I Trainee Graduation: Five trainees under the title ‘Wide Shots‘, will

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film and television professionals, as writer and script editor Paul Pender, Bond Bond Stamps “guarded

Scottish Broadcast & Film Training‘s and producer Marie Devine. Screenings Englishnes; Bambi“ macho-man

first set of graduates completed five include a selection of work from local postmings hm“ ,s lemmas and leg

months of industry experience on 4 filmmakers, the best of the recent crop action _ egsentialying'ed‘ems now I V

February. Sarah-Jane England of First Reels, and a programme culled “discovered without me intrusion of

(Continuity), Dianne Jamieson (Make- from the Edinburgh Fringe Film and me adverts. by a slylophone- VOIIIII‘le 2 boasts the

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Production Manager) worked on a ; Access, McClymont Hall, 43a Holburn i of": '5 Ia , "est, h" ‘1," Last in Target - “mics With a COM line in

variety of projects, including Taggari, ' Street, Aberdeen ABl 6BR (0224 (am 853:: 5 ts 1,;velseln Wide'iapel Vio'ence- (AM)

Making Waves, Dr Finlay, Cardiac i 584840). _ , 9 V "'3" i - -T- - , a The-New Avengers Vols 1 and 2 are

Arrest and feature film Shallow Grave. I I oouglas Mackinnon: Scottish "d'culous cum" c8 eni‘mam' amiable 0" the Video Gems label at ‘These achievements are a substantial filmmaker Douglas Mackinnon will be [avenge pint and a spam appea'ance £1239-

s rin board for the indust ,’ t on hand at the Glasgow Film Theatre . , H )

cgmngiented Neil Fraser, SBy&FT's i on Tuesday 22 February to introduce a [:JiISilziiiCLctiittjgimL ((g'fijiiiciiiiiii’iilli‘ackford’s

Chairman. ‘The retention of 6pm screening of his work. Included is appeal, and struggles to ' sprawling three-hour epic

programming skills in Scotland Ashes, his graduation film from the justify its extension from deserves to find a

depends not only on the provision of ! National Film and Television School; the TV sketch format. discerning video

quality training, but also on a healthy Sealladh (The Vision), which was - q? (ClC) » audience. Centring on

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the top names in independent film and i this screening. (AM) '3 the shifting rivalries and

loyalties in a microcosm of US society rarely

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television,’ says joint project co- ordinator Christine O’Hara. ‘But what

as their army intelligence loose improvisation of

platoon discovers the interview-like we’ve created instead is a k’ind 0' futility of their mission conversations into the inter-cultural exchange. We re looking behind Nazi lines. overall formalised for anything relating to Scotland or (Columbia Tristar) structure or the movie, made by Scottish people, in order to I The Emma llarte Also released is the same low that we’ve all become good 93133 byoad a cross-action of Trilogy ( IS) Barbara director‘s futuristic SNOW: ii shouldn’l coma 33 a society as possible. We didn’t set out Ta)’ 10' Bradford OVc‘rdOSC detective parody.

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