Our Island Stories

Our Island Stories was the first young islanders film festival for young people aged 12 – 25 years living in the Scottish islands. It was run in conjunction with Screen Argyll. It covered a whole range of issues!

A graphic showing topics Young Islanders thought were important, including more jobs and social opportunities, fewer holiday homes and second homes and more frequent public transport.

Our Island Stories: Industry Session

Participants also had the chance to take part in an industry session with Sara Harkins to look at ways into Scotlands growing film industry.

Sara Harkins Sara has worked in the industry for 30 years, working as a freelancer and then at the BBC, primarily in drama and children’s on projects. She is now Training Manager at Outlander and the Executive Producer of the children’s drama Molly and Mack and working with Screen Scotland to develop their Skills and Training strategy. 

Our Island Stories Films

Check out the results of this project!