Sunday, November 18, 2012

British Academy Scotland Awards 2012 – winners

BAFTA in Scotland held the ceremony for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2012 tonight at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow. Radio DJ and television presenter Edith Bowman hosted the event which honours Scottish talent in film, television and video games.

Zam Salim's debut feature Up There was the top winner, taking both of its nominations for Best Feature Film and Best Director. Developed from his own short film, the dark comedy is about two people in the afterlife on a bureaucratic assignment but misplace a soul that they must then find.

The Angels’ Share by Ken Loach also won two awards from its leading four nominations. Paul Laverty won for Best Writer, while Paul Brannigan won Best Actor/Actress beating out his co-star Siobhan Reilly.

Special Awards for Scottish filmmakers for work made outside Scotland were presented to Producer Chris Young, Director Callum Macrae and Director Paul Mcguigan. Other Special Awards went to Trisha Biggar, Stuart Cosgrove and Billy Connolly.

Nominations for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2012

Complete list of winners for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2012

Actor/Actress - Film
Paul Brannigan, The Angels’ Share

Actor/Actress - Television
Gregor Fisher, Rab C Nesbitt

The Making Of Longbird

Comedy Entertainment Programme
Mrs Brown's Boys

Current Affairs
Rangers – The Men Who Sold the Jerseys

Zam Salim, Up There

Factual Series
Afghanistan: The Great Game, A Personal View by Rory Stewart

Features/ Factual Entertainment
Antiques Road Trip

Feature Film
Up There; Directed by Zam Salim ; Produced by Annalise Davis

Bad Hotel

Single Documentary
After Life: The Strange Science of Decay

Paul Laverty, The Angels’ Share

Special Achievement Awards for 2012
Chris Young (Producer) – The Inbetweeners Movie
Callum Macrae (Director) – Sri Lanka's Killing Fields
Paul Mcguigan (Director) – Sherlock

Outstanding Contribution to Craft (In Memory of Robert McCann)
Trisha Biggar

Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting
Stuart Cosgrove

Outstanding Contribution to Television and Film Award
Billy Connolly

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