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BAFTA in Scotland's New Talent Award Winners 2013: Unveiled

22 March 2013
Wattie Cheung

The best of Scotland's emerging screen industry talent gathered at Oran Mor on Thursday 21 March, to celebrate an outstanding selection of works from across film, television and games.

Hosted by Muriel Gray for the second year running, the event honours new work made by students and first-time practitioners, highlighting the bright future of Scottish film, television and games.

Each year, BAFTA in Scotland celebrates and rewards the diverse array of emerging talent working within Scotland’s moving image industry. 12 year old Daniel Kerr became the youngest ever New Talent winner, taking home the Acting Performance award for his portrayal of gangster Paul Ferris in ‘The Wee Man’. Garry Fraser won the Factual category for his documentary ‘Everybody’s Child’, and Animation winner Hannah and the Moon was awarded the prestigious Best New Work award, sponsored by Channel 4. This was the final prize of the night and was a ‘best of the best’, as it featured each of the 11 category winners going forward to be judged by a special panel for additional recognition.

Guest presenters included Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Lynda Myles, Head of Fiction at the National Film and Television School, Stewart Fleming of PRS for Music, Caroline Parkinson, Director of Creative Development for Creative Scotland and Ian Mackenzie, Creative Diversity at Channel 4.

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