Share the people’s movie online – everyone wins!

Seen the film in the cinema and enjoyed it? Now you can watch it online!

We hope you agree that We Are Northern Lights paints an inspiring picture of Scotland.

Created as a result of mass participation, Scotland’s first ever crowdsourced…

Big Screen return with BAFTA Scotland!

As we write, our free community screenings are happening up and down the country, but this month we have some even bigger news…

We’ve been nominated for a Bafta!

Our nomination for the BAFTA Scotland Audience Award was announced last…

Long-lists announced

Good news! All submissions have now been viewed and we have now selected the long-lists for our award categories!

With so many fantastic submissions it was by no means easy to make a selection and now creative director, Nick Higgins and…

Straight to Camera

Submitting a video to Northern Lights doesn’t have to be a complicated affair. All you need is yourself and a camera.

With only 5 days to go until the submission deadline, now is the time to press record.

Set up a camera…

Be Part of History

… before time runs out!

There is now only 3 days to go until the close of submissions for the Northern Lights project.

If you don’t know already, Northern Lights is the first ever mass-participation documentary film to be made in the…

Less than 2 weeks to go!

There are now less than 2 weeks to go before the final submission deadline of 21 June.

During the Northern Lights submission period we have been all across the country encouraging people to get involved. In these past 3 months we…

Chris Young’s #NLnonEnglish Picks

It’s Non-English week (#NLnonEnglish) here at Northern Lights and we invited Gaelic speaking film producer Chris Young (The Inbetweeners) to be our guest editor.

Chris will be judging the Best Non-English Award of £750 after submissions close on 21 June.

Chris jumped right…

Non-English Award £750

This week, Northern Lights is joined by a new guest editor: Gaelic speaking film producer Chris Young (The Inbetweeners).

We are spending the week talking about multi-cultural Scotland and the myriad languages and cultures that we observe in our everyday lives.

People from all…

Hannah McGill’s #NLcreative picks

This week, we invited writer, film critic and former Edinburgh International Film Festival director Hannah McGill to be the Northern Lights guest editor.

Hannah will be judging the Best Creative Award of £750 after submissions close on 21 June.

We asked Hannah to take…

Northern Lights, Camera, Action!

The Northern Lights project is the first mass-participation feature-film documentary in Scotland, and we want images and stories that have never been seen or heard before.

As Hannah McGill, one of Scotland’s best film critics and former Edinburgh International Film Festival…

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