Highlights from the British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards in 2010 sponsored by Scottish Enterprise.
The winners of the New Talent Awards in 2010 sponsored by Scottish Enterprise were announced at a ceremony at the Mitchell Theatre on 19 March, followed by a party for the winners and nominees at the Blythswood Square Hotel in central Glasgow.
Up and coming actor Eric Robertson was recognise for his acting performance, beating off tough competition from River City’s Keira Lucchesi, Darren Osbourne in A Good Mate and Kelly Parish in Freeze.
Shrunk, created by University of Abertay, Dundee student group Butterflyers was named Best Game. The University has a long record of excellence in producing internationally recognised gaming talent.
Natalia Stuyk won out in the Music Video category for her work on The Mae Shi’s track ‘Lamb and the Lion’.
Following the story of Edinburgh’s only Scottish rose seller, Fistful of Roses took home the prize for Best Factual programme.
Ewan Angus, Chair of BAFTA Scotland said “BAFTA in Scotland is delighted to showcase such a range of emerging talent from all across the country. It is especially important in the current climate that we support, commend and inspire excellence and the potential for excellence. My congratulations go to all the winners and nominees."
It is especially important that we support, commend and inspire excellence and the potential for excellence...
The New Talent Awards in 2010 were sponsored by Scottish Enterprise
Andy McLaughlin, Digital Media Team, Scottish Enterprise: "Our congratulations go to all the winners of this year's BAFTA New Talent awards. In Digital Media, we recognise emerging talent as the essence of the sector's future economic potential, so it's even more important that the success of these winners is acknowledged. It is this new talent that will further enhance the reputation of the Digital Media sector throughout Scotland as aspiring, forward-looking and ambitious; one that can successfully contribute to the growth of the Scottish economy."