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Winners of the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2022 Announced

20 November 2022

20 November 2022: The winners of the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2022 have been announced this evening at a special ceremony, hosted by presenter Edith Bowman. The BAFTA Scotland Awards honour excellence and celebrate talent across film, games and television in Scotland.

Guilt was the biggest winner of the night, receiving awards for Television Scripted, and Writer Film/Television for writer/creator Neil Forsyth. This is the second time the show has won both categories at the BAFTA Scotland Awards, after winning in 2020. Alongside, they took home the Actress Television award in this year’s ceremony, which was won by Phyllis Logan for her performance as Maggie.

The Hunt For Bible John picked up two awards, for Specialist Factual and Director - Factual for Matt Pinder.

Dougray Scott won the award for Actor Television for his leading role in Irvine Welsh’s Crime.

Jack Lowden won Actor Film for his portrayal of Siegfried Sassoon in Benediction, and Actress Film was won by Izuka Hoyle as Camille in hit British film Boiling Point.

The award for Feature Film went to documentary Dying to Divorce. Director Chloë Fairweather, is a BAFTA Breakthrough 2022 and winner of the BAFTA Cymru Breakthrough Award 2022.

The Director - Fiction award was won by James Strong for Vigil.

Darren McGarvey’s Addictions was the winner of Factual Series. Dispatches: The Truth about Nike and Adidas won for News and Current Affairs. Single Documentary was presented to The Hermit of Treig.

The award for Features was won by Miriam and Alan: Lost in Scotland. Biffy Clyro: A Celebration of Endings won for Entertainment.

The winner of Short Film & Animation went to Too Rough. The Game award was won by Blazing Griffin for Hercule Poirot: The First Cases.

The BAFTA Scotland Audience Award (in partnership with Screen Scotland) for the public’s favourite Scot on Screen was awarded to Sam Heughan for Outlander.

The multi-talented Peter Capaldi was presented with the BAFTA Scotland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Film & Television. One of BAFTA’s highest accolades, this prestigious award is presented to a Scottish individual who has made significant contributions in either major feature films or network television programmes.

Event supporters and partners of this year’s event are Acqua Panna, BBC Scotland, Champagne Taittinger, Channel 4, Deloitte, Edinburgh Gin, EE, Lancôme, Screen Scotland, S.Pellegrino, STV and Villa Maria.

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Gillian McCormack

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In Scotland, BAFTA is at the heart of the country’s screen industries. It highlights the breadth and success of the production industry, identifies and supports the next generation of talent, and brings the very best work in Scottish film, games and television to public attention globally. It does so via a comprehensive range of screenings, educational events and masterclasses, including Guru Live Glasgow, where emerging talent are inspired by masterclasses and panels with industry professionals, and, since 1989, the annual BAFTA Scotland Awards, which champion the country’s very best in film, games and television. Find out more at