AndreaArnold's Cannes prize-winner Red Roadpredictably dominates the screen nominations for this year's Lloyds TSB BAFTAScotland awards.

Thecritically-acclaimed drama of a cctv operator's journey from revenge tosalvation has been nominated in every feature film category including BestPicture, Best Actress (Kate Dickie) and Best Actor (Tony Curran). Andrea Arnoldhas received nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay.

Amodest field of just six feature films produced only two other nominees inGraeme Obree biopic The Flying Scotsman whichopened the Edinburgh Film Festival in August and tough seafaring drama TrueNorth starring Martin Compston and Peter Mullan.

Neitherfilm has yet secured UK theatrical distribution.

Thisyear's event will also include a new craft award named in honour of the lateRobert McCann. Red Road is widely expected to dominate the awards which areannounced on November 12th in a Glasgow ceremony which television presenterLorraine Kelly will host.



TheFlying Scotsman (Douglas MacKinnon)

TrueNorth (Steve Hudson)

RedRoad (Andrea Arnold)


DouglasMacKinnon The Flying Scotsman

SteveHudson True North

AndreaArnold Red Road

TheRussell Hunter Award For Best Short Film

LaidOff (dir/prod: Zam Salim)

Tracks(dir: Martin Smyth, prod: ZamSalim)

Trout(dir: Johnny Barrington,prod: Anna Duffield)


Fetch(dir: Dana Dorian, prod: Sam McCarthy)

Hyperboy,Justice Go! (dir/prod: Andrew Shikada)

MetalosisMaligna (dir: Floris Kaayk, prod: Edinburgh College of Art)