Scots Community Radio Station in the Running for Major Celtic Media Festival Prize

A Western Isles community radio station is in the running for the title, Radio Station of the Year, at this year's annual celebration of film, broadcasting and digital media among the Celtic nations and regions, including Scotland and Brittany.

Isles FM is also shortlisted in the Celtic Media Festival category featuring the largest number of nominations – radio documentary – which has 13 hopefuls, four from Scotland.

To win the Radio Station title, Isles FM will have to beat off the challenge of three BBC stations and Ireland's state broadcaster, RTE.

There are 19 categories in total.

The festival is taking place in Derry/Londonderry between April 18 and 20.

The shortlist reads (in the format: name, country, production company/broadcaster)

ANIMATION

Dead Island Trailer Scotland Axis Animation

The Boy in the Bubble Ireland Igloo Films / RTÉ

Y Teulu Tomos Wales Griffilms / S4C

ARTS

Artworks Scotland: The Madness of Peter Howson Scotland BBC Scotland

Mise Raiftearaí Ireland Sónta / TG4

Passion in Port Talbot….It Has Begun Wales Prospect Cymru Wales / BBC Cymru Wales

The Bothy Boy Ireland Clean Slate Television / TG4

CHILDRENS

CALUM DONGLE – Ire Trì Deug? Scotland Sorbier Productions Ltd. / BBC Alba

De a-nis? Scotland BBC Scotland / BBC Alba

Jac Russell Wales Boomerang Plus Plc

Punky Ireland Monster Animation and Design / RTÉ

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Eòrpa: Belarus Scotland BBC Scotland

Prime Time Investigates – Dodgy Cabs Ireland RTÉ Prime Time

Week In Week Out: Cash for Qualifications Wales BBC Wales

DRAMA SERIES

Alys Wales Teledu Apollo / S4C

Corp + Anam Ireland Magamedia / TG4

The Field of Blood Scotland BBC Scotland

The Indian Doctor Wales Rondo Media / BBC

EDUCATION

A Story With Me In It Ireland Animo Television / RTÉ

Mikey and Jools Keep Safe Scotland mediaco-op

Rhyfedd-Od Wales Cwmni Da / S4C

ENTERTAINMENT

Cor Cymru 2011 Wales Rondo Media / S4C

Horo Gheallaidh Scotland MacTv / BBC Alba

Limmy's Show Scotland The Comedy Unit / BBC

The Savage Eye Ireland Blinder Films / RTÉ

Wil a Cet Wales Cwmni Da / S4C

FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT

Cariad@Iaith Wales Fflic / S4C

Cé A Chónaigh I Mo Theachsa? Ireland Tile Films Ltd. / TG4

Dannsa Beò Scotland mne TV / BBC Alba

Rhod Gilbert Work Experience Series 2 Wales Presentable / BBC Cymru Wales

The Giant's Countdown Cornwall Annabel Aguirre Productions

FACTUAL SERIES

Ar Chúiseanna Stáit: Bású George Plant Ireland Midas Productions / TG4

Arctic with Bruce Parry – Greenland Wales Indus Films part of Boomerang Plus Plc / BBC

Behind The Walls Ireland Misha Films / RTÉ

Bliain in Inis Oírr Ireland Power Pictures Ltd / TG4

The Scheme Scotland Friel Kean Films / BBC Scotland

FACTUAL SINGLE

Barbaric Genius Ireland Screenworks / RTÉ

Egypt's Lost Cities Wales BBC Cymru Wales

From the Dell to the Ocean Cornwall awen productions cic

Fuil nan Innseanach Scotland Corcadal Productions Ltd / BBC Alba

Gerry Rafferty – Right Down the Line Scotland Neon Productions Ltd. / BBC

Jig Scotland Wellpark Productions / BBC Scotland

REITEACH Scotland SORBIER PRODUCTIONS LTD / BBC Alba

Tubaiste Árainn Mhór Ireland Tobar Productions / TG4

Wonderland The Men who won’t stop marching Ireland BBC Northern Ireland

FEATURE LENGTH DRAMA

Burton Wales Green Bya Media Ltd.

Electric Man Scotland Dugbus Ltd

Patagonia Wales Rainy Day Films / S4C

Stella Days Ireland Newgrange Pictures / RTÉ

MARKETING CAMPAIGN

BBC Alba Freeview Launch Scotland BBC Scotland

Rapsgaliwn/Mistar Urdd Wales S4C

SHORT DRAMA

An tÁdh Ireland Síol Scéal Teoranta / TG4

Bright Lights Wales Ffilmiau Fiona Films Cyf.

The Taxidermist Scotland Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

SPORT

Frank O'Farrell The Shadow of Busby Ireland Zoogon Ltd / RTÉ

Ralaidh Chaluim Scotland MacTv / BBC Alba

Ras yn Erbyn Amser – Yr Arctig Wales POP 1 / S4C

The Lions '71 Wales Green Bay Media Ltd. / BBC Cymru Wales

YOUNG PEOPLE

Ar Seizh Alc'houez Brittany Gwengolo. Filmoù

Breab! Scotland BBC Scotland / BBC Alba

Dim Byd Wales Cwmni Da / S4C

Ó Tholg go Tolg Ireland Red Pepper Productions / TG4

KIERAN HEGARTY AWARD FOR INTERACTIVITY

Buntús Cainte Northern Ireland www.talkirish.com

The Siege Northern Ireland BBC Knowledge and Learning Northern Ireland www.bocan.tv Scotland west highland animation

Y Goeden Greu Wales BBC Cymru Wales BBC Northern Ireland

RADIO: DOCUMENTARY

9/11 Ysgwyd Y Byd Wales LJD Productions / BBC Radio Cymru

Ar Thóir an Óir Northern Ireland Radió Fáilte Teoranta

Bob's Ballad Bases Scotland Neon Productions Ltd. / BBC

Cogadh Golz Scotland BBC Radio nan Gàidheal

Cymry ar Brawf – Y Tarw Scotch Wales BBC Radio Cymru

Documentary on One – Cork's Hidden Village Ireland RTÉ Radio 1

Documentary on One – Did Michael Keogh save Hitler? Ireland RTÉ Radio 1

Eileanaich – Barraigh Scotland BBC Radio nan Gàidheal

Families of the 21st Century Ireland Clockwork Communications / RTÉ Radio 1

Living Brittany Brittany Association Integration Kreiz Breizh (AIKB) /

Radio Kreiz Breizh (RKB)

TJ's – the John Sicolo Story Wales Blue Egg Productions Ltd / BBC Radio Wales

The Beginners' Guide to the Mòd Scotland Isles FM

The Mouse Trap and Me Wales BBC Radio Wales

RADIO: PRESENTER / PERSONALITY

Barrscealta le Frances Nic Géidigh Ireland RTÉ Raidio na Gaeltachta

James O'Meara Isle of Man Manx Radio

Morag MacDonald Scotland BBC Radio nan Gàidheal

Roy Noble Wales BBC Radio Wales

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

BBC Radio Cymru Wales

BBC Radio nan Gàidheal Scotland

BBC Radio Wales Wales

Isles FM Scotland

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Ireland