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BAFTA Scotland Awards 2021

14 September 2021
Event: British Academy Scotland AwardsDate: Tuesday 8 December 2020Venue: BBC Pacific Quay, Glasgow, ScotlandHost: Edith Bowman-BAFTA/Carlo Paloni

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Scotland (BAFTA Scotland) has today announced that the BAFTA Scotland Awards will take place on Saturday 20 November 2021 as a closed studio show.

Edith Bowman will host the digital ceremony from 19:00 GMT on BAFTA social channels including followed by a highlights show on BBC Scotland at 22:00 GMT.  

The ceremony will be filmed live from BBC Pacific Quay, Glasgow with BAFTA Scotland also confirming that - alongside this year’s guest presenters -  a number of nominees will also be attending the ceremony, with the remaining nominees attending digitally.

Nominations for the BAFTA Scotland Awards will be announced on Wednesday 13 October 2021.  This year sees the return of the Film category, with films that were eligible for entry in 2020, permitted to enter this year’s Awards.

 “We’re thrilled to be able to celebrate the incredible achievements of Scotland’s film, game and television industries, which have continued to keep us all informed and entertained during what has been a challenging time for so many. We are also extremely delighted to welcome back the Film category and excited to have a number of the nominees in attendance this year, for what will be an evening of celebration.”

- Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland

“It really is an absolute honour to be asked to host the wonderful BAFTA Scotland Awards once again.  Such an iconic event and to be playing my part in celebrating the work of the incredibly talented Scottish film, gaming and television sectors is thrilling.”

- Edith Bowman, Awards Host

“We’re delighted to be supporting the BAFTA Scotland Awards again this year and to be able to bring our audiences coverage of the ceremony on the BBC Scotland channel.  We have so much talent to celebrate both on and off screen. I know it will be a great evening”

- Gareth Hydes, Commissioning Editor, BBC Scotland

For further information, please contact:
Gillian McCormack | [email protected] | 07792 423 012