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Young Adam was the opening night film and at the end of the festival it walked off with the Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature, while Richard Jobson's feature debut 16 Years Of Alcohol, received a commendation. Alison Peebles debut Afterlife won the Audience Award. The New Directors Award went to Shari Springer Burman and Robert Pulcini for American Splendor. Duane Hopkins' Love Me Or Leave Me Alone scooped Best British Short Film, while Stephen McCollum's Pullin' The Devil By The Tail won the McLaren Animation Award. Best Short Scottish Documentary went to Craig Collinson for She Toon: City Of Bingo.
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