StarringPeter Mullan, On A Clear Day tells of an unemployedman's determination to regain his self esteem by swimming the English Channeland wonboth Best Film and Best Screenplay for Alex Rose.
Thebawdy ensemblecomedy Festival had received six nominations and wound up winningBest Director for Annie Griffin and Best Actor for Chris O'Dowd.
TheBest Actress prize went to Shirley Henderson for Frozen which will be released in the UK in January through Guerrilla Films.
Thesurprise winner of the CineworldAudience Award was Adrian Mead's NightPeople, a Short Cuts-style drama following a group ofcharacters over the course of one eventful night in Edinburgh.
Themost prestigious award of the evening for Outstanding Achievement went to IainSmith, the Scottish producer whose long and varied career stretches from LocalHero (1983) to The Mission(1986), Cold Mountain (2003) and Alexander (2004).
Fulllist of winners:
ABus Ride and Flowers In Her Hair
AlexRose for On A Clear Day
BestActress in a Scottish Film
ShirleyHenderson for Frozen
BestActor in a Scottish Film
ChrisO'Dowd for Festival
AnnieGriffin for Festival
OnA Clear Day
OutstandingAchievement in Film
TheNew Talent Awards:
BestFirst Time Director
SamirMehanovic for The Way We Played<
GregorBarclay for The Immeasurable Joy
BestFirst Time Performance
KellyAnneFarquhar for Monarch of the Glen
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