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Screenplay dialect awards 2019

Peerie Mootie wins top dialect award

At Screenplay 2019,  Shetland ForWirds  again presented awards in two categories for the most effective use of dialect in a locally-made film.

Top prizes of £100 each went to: in the over-25 section,  Stuart Hannay for the film Peerie Mootie an her Muckle Buits, a film version of the book by Valerie Watt and Mary Fraser; and in the under-25 category to Amber Grieve for 625 Miles, reflecting on homesickness.

Roseanne Watt's film Kishie Wife, which won the overall audience award prize for short films, was a runner-up in the dialect awards.

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