Lynn Stewart, first Class Honours graduate in Performance and a lecturer  at UWS was in 7th Heaven on Saturday Night at the FilmG awards at Eden Court in Inverness. Her first film “Pris Eisg” won a Visions award at the annual Gaelic Film Fest.

The story of two bored young women who look for the high life, with a  real sting in the tail,” Pris Eisg”  director Lynn is pictured here with Donald Campbell, Chief Executive of  the Gaelic Digital Channel, MG Alba, who are a major  sponsor of  the awards. Also pictured  are Michael Hines, lecturer in Performance at UWS and one of Scotland’s top comeday directors, who presented the “Best Director” Award. Professor Mike Danson from UWS also attended. Another major sponsor of the event, Highlands and Islands Enterprise head of Creative Industries, Iain Hamilton completes the line up.

Mike and I were part of the UWS team who helped  develop the entry level scripts at the University of The Highlands and Islands at  Sabhal Mhor Ostaig in Skye last October.It was a wonderful experience to see the end result on Saturday night as the winners , nominees and sponsors enjoyed a touch of glamour in the hills.

Donald Campbell (MG Alba), Mike Hines(UWS), Award Winner Lynn Stewart, Mike Danson(UWS), Iain Hamilton(HIE) and yours truly