The ceremony will take place on Sunday 6 November 2016.
Glasgow, 4 November 2016: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Scotland, BAFTA Scotland, has today revealed some of the nominees, presenters and other special guest attendees of the British Academy Scotland Awards, which will take place at Glasgow’s Radisson Blu Hotel on Sunday 6 November.
The glittering ceremony, hosted by Edith Bowman, will be live-streamed on BAFTA Scotland’s website, from 7pm. There will also be a special red carpet live-stream via BAFTA Scotland’s Facebook and Twitter, from 5pm.
Nominees confirmed to attend include (in alphabetical order): Ashley Jensen, Caitriona Balfe, Douglas Henshall, Greg McHugh, Jack Lowden, Jason Connery, JB Gill, Kate Dickie, Peter Capaldi and Sam Heughan.
Presenters and other attendees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Angela Scanlon, BAFTA Vice President for Film Barbara Broccoli OBE, Bill Paterson, David Elliott, Dawn Steele, Gary Lewis, Hazel Irvine, Iain Stirling, James McAvoy, Jean Johansson, Jordan Young, Kirsty Wark, Mark Bonnar, Martin Compston, Morven Christie, Muriel Gray, Paul McGuigan, Sanjeev Kohli, Sharon Rooney, Shereen Nanjiani, Steven Moffat, Vicky McClure.
As previously announced, Christine Cant will attend to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Craft Award and Rebecca O’Brien and Paul Laverty will collect the Outstanding Contribution to Film Award being awarded to their production company, Sixteen Films.
The event will be streamed live on the BAFTA Scotland website, www.bafta.org/Scotland.
For information on buying tickets or sponsorship opportunities, please visit the BAFTA Scotland website (www.bafta.org/scotland) or call 0141 553 5402.
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About BAFTA and BAFTA Scotland
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round, international programme of learning events and initiatives that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York.
BAFTA Scotland has been championing the country’s film, television and game industries since 1989, celebrating and rewarding excellence through its annual British Academy Scotland Awards and BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards. BAFTA Scotland is at the core of Scotland’s screen industries, regularly engaging its members and the wider industry while reaching out to the public via a comprehensive range of screenings, educational events and masterclasses. www.bafta.org/scotland
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