BAFTA Scotland has announced the winners of this year’s BAFTA Scotland Awards during a special closed show ceremony hosted by Edith Bowman.
The highlights from tonight’s BAFTA Scotland Awards include:
* Limbo wins four awards (Actor Film, Writer Film/Television, Director Fiction, Feature Film)
* Lawrence Chaney is the recipient of the favourite ‘Scot on Screen’ Audience Award, in partnership with Screen Scotland, voted for by the public
* James McAvoy wins this year’s Actor Television category for Together
* Abigail Lawrie wins Actress Television for Tin Star: Liverpool
* Marli Siu wins Actress Film for Run
Joining Edith Bowman on the night to present the awards, which celebrated the very best in film, games and television produced over the last year in Scotland, was Sanjeev Kohli, alongside a number of guest presenters and nominees, including Abigail Lawrie, Claire Lim, David Carlyle, Dougray Scott, Jack Docherty, Jean Johannsson, Joanna Vanderham, Kirsty Wark, Lauren Lyle, Lawrence Chaney, Malachi Kirby, Mark Stanley, Marli Siu, Ncuti Gatwa, Sara Vickers, Sharon Rooney and Tamara Lawrance; with Brian Cox; Glenda Jackson, James McArdle and Mark Bonnar joining the ceremony remotely.
Jude MacLaverty, director of BAFTA Scotland, said: “This year has remained an incredibly challenging one for many, and so we are delighted to have been able to recognise the achievements of the film, games and television industries that have continued to keep us informed and entertained during this time.
“We were also thrilled to be able to welcome back a live, specially invited audience of nominees – albeit a smaller one than usual – and we would like to thank our incredible hosts, guest presenters and wonderful partners for helping us deliver such a brilliant show tonight.
“It really has been absolutely fantastic to celebrate the inspiring work that’s being produced in Scotland over the past year, and we would like to offer our warmest congratulations to all our worthy winners and nominees.”
This year, BAFTA Scotland were supported by official partners and sponsors to the BAFTA Scotland Awards: Acqua Panna, BBC Scotland, Champagne Taittinger, Channel 4, Deloitte, Edit 123, Material, Screen Scotland, S.Pellegrino, STV and Villa Maria.
NOMINEES and WINNERS
Winner: AMIR EL-MASRY Limbo
VIKASH BHAI Limbo
MARK STANLEY Run
Winner: MARLI SIU Run
TAMARA LAWRANCE Kindred
TILDA SWINTON The Personal History of David Copperfield
Winner: JAMES MCAVOY Together
JACK LOWDEN Small Axe
PETER MULLAN Fatbaws
Winner: ABIGAIL LAWRIE Tin Star: Liverpool
KELLY MACDONALD Line of Duty
SHARON ROONEY Finding Alice
DIRECTOR – FACTUAL
Winner: DAVID WHITNEY Killing Escobar
STEPHEN BENNETT Darren McGarvey’s Class Wars
MATT PINDER Murder Case
DIRECTOR – FICTION
Winner: BEN SHARROCK Limbo
KEVIN MACDONALD The Mauritanian
EVA RILEY Perfect 10
Winner: THE BRILLIANT WORLD OF TOM GATES Production Team – TG Entertainment Ltd., Wild Child Animation, Black Camel Productions/Sky Kids
SCOT SQUAD: THE CHIEF DOES DEMOCRACY Production Team – The Comedy Unit/BBC Scotland
SECRET SCOTLAND Production Team – IWC Media, Motion Content Group/Channel 5
Winner: MURDER CASE Matt Pinder, Iain Scollay, Audrey McColligan, Paul McGinness – Firecrest Films/BBC Scotland
EXTRAORDINARY ESCAPES WITH SANDI TOKSVIG Sandi Toksvig, Steph Harris, Julie Grant, Ed St Giles – Tuesday’s Child Scotland/Channel 4
MICHAEL PALIN: TRAVELS OF A LIFETIME Andrew Abbott, Iain Scollay, Audrey McColligan, Michael Palin – Firecrest Films/BBC Two
Winner: LIMBO Ben Sharrock, Irune Gurtubai, Angus Lamont
POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ Celeste Bell, Paul Sng, Zoe Howe, Rebecca Mark-Lawson
RUN Scott Graham, Margaret Matheson, Ciara Barry, Rosie Crerar
Winner: ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP Joe Sharp, John Redshaw, Isobel Oram, Mark Duncan – STV Studios/BBC One
ESCAPE TO THE FARM WITH KATE HUMBLE Kate Humble, Ludo Graham, Andrew Jackson, Jo Scott – Raise the Roof Productions, Motion Content Group/Channel 5
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Production Team – IWC Media/Channel 4
Winner: SOLAS 128 Thomas Methven, Steven McSeveney, Jamesy Downie, Sean McKenzie – Amicable Animal
MURDER MYSTERY MACHINE Development Team – Blazing Griffin
PHOGS! Development Team – Bit Loom/Coatsink
NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS
Winner: JABBED! INSIDE BRITAIN’S VACCINE TRIUMPH Jamie Lochhead, David Dugan, Julian Schwanitz, Alastair Auld – Windfall Films Scotland/Channel 4
DAVINA MCCALL: SEX, MYTHS AND THE MENOPAUSE Linda Sands, Katie Lander, Kate Muir, Noel Nelis – Finestripe Productions/Channel 4
THE TRIAL OF ALEX SALMOND Mick McAvoy, Alan Clements, Sarah Howitt, Lotte Murphy Johnson – Two Rivers Media/BBC Two
SHORT FILM & ANIMATION
Winner: HARMONIC SPECTRUM Will Hewitt, Austen McCowan
EXPENSIVE SHIT Adura Onashile, Rosie Crerar, Ciara Barry
NEVILLE IS DEAD Louis Paxton, Grant O’Rourke
Winner: SCOTLAND, SLAVERY AND STATUES Parisa Urquhart, Mark Harrison, Anthea Harvey, Ceri Isfryn – Urquhart Media, Firecrest Films/BBC Scotland
BEYOND BURNS Production Team – Elephant Shoe Films/BBC Scotland
THE DARK SHADOW OF MURDER Production Team – Glasgow Film Productions/BBC Scotland
Winner: EYE OF THE STORM Anthony Baxter, Catriona Black, Colin Brown, Richard Phinney – Montrose Pictures/BBC Scotland
IVOR CUTLER BY KT TUNSTALL Alison Pinkney, Jackie Maclean, Mick McAvoy – STV Studios/Sky Arts
SCOTLAND: MY LIFE IN THE WILD Production Team – Hello Halo Productions/Channel 4
Winner: ADAM Cora Bissett, Louise Lockwood, Frances Poet, Carolynne Sinclair Kidd – National Theatre of Scotland, Hopscotch Films/BBC Scotland
BEEP Jane Bell, Ian Fitzgibbon, Bryce Hart, Neil Webster – Happy Tramp North/BBC Scotland
CRIPTALES Jack Thorne, Amit Sharma, Mat Fraser, Debbie Christie – BBC Studios/BBC Four
Winner: BEN SHARROCK Limbo
LUCY BRYDON Body of Water
EVA RILEY Perfect 10
Winner: LAWRENCE CHANEY RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
DAVID CARLYLE It’s A Sin
MARTIN COMPSTON Line of Duty
JEAN JOHANSSON A Place in the Sun
KELLY MACDONALD Line of Duty
DAVID TENNANT Des
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