BAFTA Scotland

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Bafta Scotland
BAFTA Scotland logo.png
Formation 7 December 1986
Type Film, television and video game organisation
Headquarters Glasgow
Location
Region served
Scotland
Director
Jude MacLaverty
Committee Chair
Ian MacKenzie
Parent organisation
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
Website bafta.org/scotland

BAFTA in Scotland is the Scottish branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Formed in 1986,[1] the branch holds two annual awards ceremonies recognising the achievement by performers and production staff in Scottish film, television and video games. These Awards are separate from the British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Film Awards.

Every year, BAFTA Scotland elects a committee to oversee the constitution and functionality of the organisation.[2]

British Academy Scotland Awards[edit]

The British Academy Scotland Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by BAFTA Scotland. As of 2011, it has taken place in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. The 2015 British Academy Scotland Awards took place on 15 November 2015.[3][4]

British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards[edit]

The British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by BAFTA Scotland. The accolades honour the best upcoming talent in the field of film and television in Scotland. The 2016 British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards ceremony took place on 14 April 2016.[5]

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