Scottish BAFTA shortlist announced

Neds and Donkeys lead the field.

by Jennie Kermode

The shortlist of productions and talent in the running for this year's Scottish BAFTAs was announced tonight by Chewin' The Fat star Karen Dunbar. Peter Mullan's highly acclaimed drama Neds received nominations for best Feature Film, Best Director and Best Writer, while its star Conor McCarron was listed in the Best Actor Category. Perfect Sense and Donkeys were also nominated in the Best Film and Best Director categories. Both Brian Petifer and James Cosmo received Best Actor nominations for Donkeys.

In a strong Animation line-up, animal horror charmer Battenburg is up against The Tannery and Fixing Luca, while live action Best Short Film nominations went to I Love Luci, Solstice and The Shutdown. The Best Documentary field is led by Sheffield Docfest favourite Terry Pratchett: Choosing To Die.

Winners will be announced on the November 13.

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