Aftersun was the large winner on the 2023 Bafta Scotland Awards, taking three prizes for finest actor for Paul Mescal, finest director (fiction) for Charlotte Wells and finest author (movie and tv) for Wells.
Aberdeen-based Hassan Nazer’s Iran-set household drama Winners, produced by Nadira Murray and Paul Welsh, obtained the function movie award; whereas Lucy Halliday took the actress movie prize for her position as a homosexual woman in Nineteen Eighties northeast England in Georgia Oakley’s Blue Jean.
The director factual award went to Jono McLeod for My Outdated College, a documentary a couple of 16-year-old boy who enrolled in a Scottish secondary college – then turned out to be a 30-year-old man.
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A Cannes 2022 Critics’ Week premiere, Afersun grossed a formidable £1.9m within the UK and Eire by way of Mubi, and gained seven Bifas, one Bafta and receiving one Oscar nomination, for Mescal.
Each Mescal and actor tv winner Lewis Gribben have beforehand been recognised by Display – Mescal as a UK-Eire Star of Tomorrow in 2020, and Gribben as a Rising Star Scotland in 2022.
Director Jon S Baird introduced Trainspotting and Filth star Shirley Henderson with the excellent contribution to movie and tv honorary prize.
The ceremony was hosted on the Hilton Glasgow Central by presenter Edith Bowman.
Bafta Scotland 2023 winners
Actor movie – Paul Mescal, Aftersun
Actress movie – Lucy Halliday, Blue Jean
Actor tv – Lewis Gribben, Someplace Boy
Actress tv – Lauren Lyle, Karen Pirie
Viewers award – Lauren Lyle, Karen Pirie
Director factual – Jono McLeod, My Outdated College
Director fiction – Charlotte Wells, Aftersun
Leisure – Frankie Boyle’s Farewell To The Monarchy
Factual sequence – Three Moms, Two Infants And A Scandal
Function movie – Winners, dir. Hassan Nazer
Options – Designing The Hebrides
Brief movie & animation – A Lengthy Winter, dir. Eilidh Munro
Single documentary – The Mysterious Mr Lagerfeld
Specialist factual – Think about… Douglas Stuart: Love, Hope And Grit
Tv script – Mayflies
Author movie/tv – Charlotte Wells, Aftersun