Ullapool High Wins Best Cinematography
The film competition was run by the National Trust for Scotland to celebrate the opening of the new visitor centre at Bannockburn. The call for entries was sent out to all schools in Scotland and our film made the final five shortlist. Although the film did not win overall, the judges made several very complimentary remarks about the film. Most importantly, they gave the film a special commendation for best cinematography - they said that the camerawork looked totally professional and credit here should go to Sigi Whittle who did the filming at Loggie and Ian Shackleton who did the camerawork at Loch Assynt. They also mentioned the quality of the Gaelic singing and the arrangement (by Katie Watson) and they also mentioned the effectiveness of the simple storyline for a film of this length (the film had to be under five minutes long). Ian and Arran were asked if they would come to the new Bannockburn Centre to take part in a procession and other celebrations on June 24th to mark 700 years since the battle.