Wednesday, October 24, 2012

British Academy Scotland Awards 2012 – nominations

BAFTA in Scotland announced the nominations for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2012 which honour the very best Scottish talent in film, television and video games industries.

The Angels’ Share leads the way with four nominations, followed by Kevin Bridges: What’s The Story? and Zam Salim's Up There with two each. From Rab C Nesbitt, Gregor Fisher and Elaine C Smith go head-to-head in the Best TV Actor /Actress Category.

This year’s shortlist of 36 celebrates a diverse range of talent and work across 12 different categories including: Actor/Actress for Film, Actor/Actress for TV, Animation, Comedy/Entertainment Programme, Current Affairs, Director, Factual Series, Features/Factual Entertainment, Feature Film, Games, Single Documentary and Writer.

Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA in Scotland, said, “It is fantastic to have Edith hosting this year. Edith understands the industry and is passionate about encouraging and celebrating talent here in Scotland. She’s perfect for the job.”

Jude added; “The British Academy Scotland Awards is all about rewarding excellence in the industry, and this year’s nominations reflect the sheer breadth of talent, creativity, and originality here in Scotland.”

The Awards in 2012 will take place on Sunday 18 November at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow. Radio DJ and television presenter Edith Bowman will host the event.

Complete list of nominations for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2012

Actor/Actress - Film
Paul Brannigan, The Angels’ Share
James Cosmo, Citadel
Siobhan Reilly, The Angels’ Share

Actor/Actress - Television
Iain De Caestecker, Young James Herriot
Gregor Fisher, Rab C Nesbitt
Elaine C Smith, Rab C Nesbitt

All That Glisters
I Am Tom Moody
The Making Of Longbird

Comedy Entertainment Programme
Kevin Bridges: What's the Story?
Mrs Brown's Boys
Sweet Dreams - Sgeulachd Patsy Cline

Current Affairs
Rangers – The Men Who Sold the Jerseys

Mark Cousins, What is This Film Called Love?
Michael Keillor, Young James Herriot
Zam Salim, Up There

Factual Series
Afghanistan: The Great Game, A Personal View by Rory Stewart
The Last Explorers: Livingstone
The Story of Film: An Odyssey

Features/ Factual Entertainment
Antiques Road Trip
Bank of Dave
Robson's Extreme Fishing Challenge

Feature Film
The Angels’ Share; Directed by Ken Loach; Produced by Rebecca O’Brien
Citadel; Directed by Ciaran Foy; Produced by Brian Coffey & Katie Holly
Up There; Directed by Zam Salim ; Produced by Annalise Davis

Bad Hotel
Golf Squared
iBomber Defense Pacific

Single Documentary
After Life: The Strange Science of Decay
A Life Through The Lens: David Peat
RBS: Inside the Bank That Ran Out of Money

Kevin Bridges, Kevin Bridges: What’s The Story?
Louise Ironside, Lip Service
Paul Laverty, The Angels’ Share

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS for 2012 (3 will be presented during the ceremony)
This is the inaugural year for these newly created awards which are in the gift of the BAFTA in Scotland Committee and recognise outstanding work by Scottish practitioners on productions made outside Scotland which are not eligible for our competitive awards.


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