Bafta Scotland Awards 2015

Film and television honours its top talent

Bill Paterson 2
Bill Paterson accepts his outstanding contribution award

Veteran actors Bill Paterson and Ken Stott were among the big winners at the Bafta Scotland annual awards at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow as the industry gathered to celebrate excellence in film, television and the gaming industry.


Feature film – The Legend of Barney Thomson by John G. Lenic, Brian Coffey, Kaleena Kiff, Robert Carlyle – Sigma Films/Trinity Works Entertainment/Icon Film Distribution

Director film/television – Donald Coutts for Katie Morag

Actor in film – David Elliot for Kajaki: The True Story

Actress in film – Emma Thompson for The Legend of Barney Thomson

Outstanding Contribution to film and television – Bill Paterson

Outstanding contribution to craft – David Balfour

Comedy/entertainment – Mrs Brown’s Boys

Factual series – Being Sixteen in 2014

Best actress television – Sharon Rooney for My Mad Fat Diary

Best actor television – Ken Stott for The Missing

Outstanding contribution to broadcasting – Dorothy Byrne, head of news and current affairs at Channel 4

Short film – Mining Poems or Odes, Callum Rice, Jack Cocker – Scottish Documentary Institute

Writer/television – Gregory Burke ‘71

Television drama – Glasgow Girls by Brian Welsh, Colin Barr, Kate Cook – Minnow Films/BBC Three

Single documentary – The Bridge by TVI Vision/BBC 1 Scotland

Children – CBBC’s The Dog Ate My Homework

Animation – Stems by director Ainslie Henderson, Poppy Acroyd, Michael Hughes, Will Anderson

Game – Distant Star: Revenant Fleet by Blazing Griffin

Current Affairs – Despatches/Channel 4 for Low Pay Britain

Features/factual entertainment – It was alright in the 70s

Edith Bowman
Edith Bowman presented the ceremony


Maurice Smith
Maurice Smith accepting award for The Bridge


Dorothy Byrne
Dorothy Byrne accepting her award


David Elliot
David Elliot accepts his award


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