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2018 British Academy Scotland Awards

The 28th British Academy Scotland Awards was held on 4 November 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow, honouring the best Scottish film and television productions of 2017.[1] The nominations were announced by Edith Bowman on 26 September 2018.[2]

2018 British Academy Scotland Awards
Date4 November 2018
SiteRadisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow,
Hosted byEdith Bowman
Television coverage
NetworkStreaming webcast


Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Feature Film Best Director (Fiction)
Best Actor in Film Best Actress in Film
Best Entertainment Best Features & Factual Series
  • Armchair Detectives
    • Last Commanders
    • Raven
  • Violent Men: Behind Bards
    • Class of Mom and Dad
    • The Force: The Story of Scotland's Police
Best Actor in Television Best Actress in Television
  • Elaine C. Smith - Two Doors Down
    • Morven Christie - The A Word
    • Kiran Sonia Sawar - Black Mirror: Crocodile
Best Writer Film/Television Best Television Scripted
  • Scot Squad - Jack Docherty, Joe Hullait, Rab Christie, Iain Davidson
    • Shetland - Silverprint Pictures/BBC One
    • Trust Me - Red Production Company/BBC One
Best Director (Factual) Best Specialist Factual
  • John MacLaverty - Scotland 78: A Love Story
    • Matt Pinder - Violent Men: Behind Bars
    • Felipe Bustos Sierra - Nae Pasaran
  • Imagine...Rupert Everett: BornTo Be Wilde - BBC Studios, Pacific Quay Productions/BBC One
    • The Cancer Hospital - Andrew Abbott, Louise Lockwood, Iain Scollay
    • Trust Me I'm A Doctor - Mental Health Special - BBC Studios, Science Unit/BBC Two
Best Single Documentary Best Short Film
  • Scotland 78: A Love Story - IMG Productions Scotland/BBC One Scotland
    • Breadline Kids - Louise Pirie, Audrey McColligan, Iain Scollay, Nicole Kleeman
    • Life Behind Bars: Visiting Hour - Production Team - Chalkboard/Channel 4
  • My Loneliness Is Killing Me - Tim Courtney, Michael Richardson, Siobhan Fahey, Stuart Condy
    • I Was Here - Joe Carter, Morna Pearson, Dave Gillies, Susannah Armitage
    • Slap - Simone Smith
Best Animation Best Game
  • Widdershins
    • Scottish Cup
    • Short Changed
  • Beckett
    • Cobi Hoops 2
    • OOO: Ascension

Outstanding Contribution to Film & TelevisionEdit

Outstanding Contribution to CraftEdit

  • Pat Campbell

Outstanding Contribution to the Scottish IndustryEdit

  • Paddy Higson[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "British Academy Scotland Awards: Nominees in 2018". BAFTA. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  2. ^ BRIAN FERGUSON. "Netflix horror set in Highlands leads race for Scottish BAFTA honours". The Scotsman. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  3. ^ "Alan Cumming to receive Outstanding Contribution Bafta". STV News. Retrieved 2018-10-17.

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