Western Isles Schools Well Represented At Film Awards 2023

Pupils from Castlebay Community School, The Nicolson Institute,  Sgoil Shiaboist, Sir E Scott School and Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath have all been shortlisted for the prestigious FilmG awards.

Pupils from Castlebay Community School will be delighted as they have been shortlisted in no less than six categories.

Cllr Paul Finnegan, Chair of Education, Sport and Children’s Services Committee at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, said:

“They have all done exceptionally well to reach this stage of the competition. This is further evidence of the praiseworthy work which is being done in our schools and in our communities. A lot of effort went into making the films and I wish every school and pupil the very best of luck.”

The Awards Ceremony will take place in Glasgow on ­­­16 February 2023 and all schools and community groups shortlisted will be represented at the event which will take place at the ­­­­Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow. All this year’s films can be viewed on the FilmG website (Opens in a new window or downloads a file).

Best Documentary

  • An Sgoth Phabach (Sgoil Bhàgh a’ Chaisteil)
  • Na Bòtannan Buidhe (CnaG & Sgoil Sir E Scott)
  • Tormod air a’ Ghearra Buidhe (Sgoil Shiaboist)

The Gaelic Award

  • An Rathad Breige Buidhe (Sgoil Bhàgh a’ Chaisteil)

Best Youth Group

  • An Rathad Breige Buidhe (Sgoil Bhàgh a’ Chaisteil)

Rising Star

Sorcha NicDhùghaill (Sgoil Bhàgh a’ Chaisteil)

Best Performance (Youth)

  • Eilidh NicLeòid - An Rathad Breige Buidhe (Sgoil Bhàgh a’ Chaisteil)

Culture Award

  • Na Cullaigearan (Na h-Èirisgeich)
  • Na Balaich (Buidheann Aillse Fir nan Innse Gall agus ÀS5 Àrd-sgoil MhicNeacail)
  • Ùisdean Mac Ghilleasbaig Chlèirich (Ulaidhean Uibhist agus Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath)

Best Script

  • Sùilean (Iain Cuimeanach)
  • An Rathad Breige Buidhe (Sgoil Bhàgh a’ Chaisteil)