Scotland

New talent honoured at Scottish Bafta awards

  • 25 March 2011
  • From the section Scotland
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Zombie Musical won a best producer credit

A short film about a man caring for his father in the Highlands won two awards at the Bafta in Scotland New Talent Awards 2011.

Edinburgh College of Art student Lou McLoughlan picked up the best director (short form) and best student work credits for her film, Caring for Calum.

Dumfries-filmed Zombie Musical won best producer (short form) honours for Naysun Alae-Carew.

The annual awards honour the best of new Scottish talent.

Nominees must be students or working in the industry for the first time.

Chair of Bafta Ewan Angus said: "In today's current economic climate, it is especially important that we take the time to recognise the outstanding level of talent emerging from the Scottish moving image industries."

A full list of award winners can be found here.

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