YouTube Channel Goes Live!
70 short films from the Shetland Film Archive collection are now available to view on our YouTube channel. We are excited to share these wonderful snippets of Shetland life, which range from the 1950s to the 1970s. Make sure you subscribe to receive updates when new videos are available! You can also read a Shetland […]
Website Under Construction
Please note that our website is under construction and some aspects are not functional. We have got a large collection of video material waiting to be uploaded when the website is ready, so please check back for updates!
37 Hours of Material Digitised!
Although it has been quite quiet on our website recently, it has most certainly not been quiet behind the scenes! We have been working hard to digitise over 37 hours of material relating to Shetland – from 50s era cinefilm to 80s VHS through to 00s digital video. We have been returning digital copies of […]
The Festive Season
The festive period is the time of year when many of you will be videoing your family – the opening of presents, family get togethers, children’s nativity performances – the list is goes on. These films will be wonderful for you to look back on in years to come; they’ll make you feel warm […]
8 Film Makers, 7 Days and 6 Films – Glasgow This summer we invited audiences to embark on a visionary voyage from Shetland to Glasgow and across the Commonwealth with Ebb Tide, a series of short films. Glasgow was once the heart of Scotland’s shipbuilding industry, and many of these ships took Shetlanders […]
Jenny Gilbertson (1902-1990)
Jenny Gilbertson arrived in Shetland in 1931 to film seasonal life, which resulted in 46 minute documentary “The Crofter’s Life”.
The Shetland Moving Image Archive are a step closer to identifying people and places in one of their films, thanks to a smart thinking viewer.
‘The Elysia’ to journey to XpoNorth
Greg McCarron’s film “The Elysia” will be shown at XpoNorth, Scotland’s leading creative industries festival, which takes place on 11th and 12th June.