Lesley Riddoch’s #NLissue Picks

This week, we invited journalist and commentator Lesley Riddoch to be the Northern Lights guest editor.

Lesley will be judging the Best Issue-based Award of £750 after submissions close on 21 June.

We asked Lesley to take a look at your issue-based…

People’s Choice Award

Northern Lights’ biggest Award is the People’s Choice Award. We’re offering you the chance to win £2500.

With such a big sum up for grabs, we hope that this cash award could be a huge help for any organisation, group, or…

Alan Bissett’s #NLmemory Picks

This week we are joined by award-winning Scottish writer Alan Bissett, who has spent the week watching and selecting some of his favourite submissions that are eligible for the

Submission of the Week 3

Each week we have been offering you the chance to win £100 by entering Submission of the Week.

This week’s winner is a submission from Gillian Martin entitled Us vs…

Sanjeev’s #NLFunny Picks

This week our funny-man and guest editor Sanjeev Kohli was set on finding some of the Northern Lights project’s funniest submissions so far. And you guys delivered.

Here are some of Sanjeev’s top picks, rated F for Funny.

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What is a ‘Direct Submission’?

For the Northern Lights documentary to be truly extraordinary, we need as many people as possible to get involved.

One way you can improve your chances of having your video included as part of the final film is to submit what…

Submission of the Week 2

Each week we are offering you the chance to win £100 by entering Submission of the Week.

This week’s winner is a Gaelic language submission from Àdhamh Ó Broin titled

Be our Best Ambassador

The Northern Lights project is all about sharing stories, thoughts and experiences but sometimes people face obstacles to getting involved. Sometimes it is as simple as being unaware of the project’s existence, sometimes it has more to with resources and…

Submission of the Week 1

Last week we offered you the chance to win £100 by entering Submission of the Week.

After an extended opening submission period, the time has come to select our first winner!

Congratulations to Anne Widdop, whose…

Guest Editors Announced

Guest editors will be live on the site through May and June picking out their favs and offering feedback on the submissions so far — this is your chance to get your work in front of our experts.

All Scottish personalities,…

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