Aftersun was the big winner at the 2023 Bafta Scotland Awards, taking three prizes for best actor for Paul Mescal, best director (fiction) for Charlotte Wells and best writer (film and television) for Wells.
Aberdeen-based Hassan Nazer’s Iran-set family drama Winners, produced by Nadira Murray and Paul Welsh, received the feature film award; while Lucy Halliday took the actress film prize for her role as a gay girl in 1980s northeast England in Georgia Oakley’s Blue Jean.
The director factual award went to Jono McLeod for My Old School, a documentary about a 16-year-old boy who enrolled in a Scottish secondary school – then turned out to be a 30-year-old man.
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A Cannes 2022 Critics’ Week premiere, Afersun grossed an impressive £1.9m in the UK and Ireland through Mubi, and won seven Bifas, one Bafta and receiving one Oscar nomination, for Mescal.
Director Jon S Baird presented Trainspotting and Filth star Shirley Henderson with the outstanding contribution to film and television honorary prize.
The ceremony was hosted at the Hilton Glasgow Central by presenter Edith Bowman.
Bafta Scotland 2023 winners
Actor film – Paul Mescal, Aftersun
Actress film – Lucy Halliday, Blue Jean
Actor television – Lewis Gribben, Somewhere Boy
Actress television – Lauren Lyle, Karen Pirie
Audience award – Lauren Lyle, Karen Pirie
Director factual – Jono McLeod, My Old School
Director fiction – Charlotte Wells, Aftersun
Entertainment – Frankie Boyle’s Farewell To The Monarchy
Factual series – Three Mothers, Two Babies And A Scandal
Feature film – Winners, dir. Hassan Nazer
Features – Designing The Hebrides
Short film & animation – A Long Winter, dir. Eilidh Munro
Single documentary – The Mysterious Mr Lagerfeld
Specialist factual – Imagine… Douglas Stuart: Love, Hope And Grit
Television script – Mayflies
Writer film/television – Charlotte Wells, Aftersun