For Those In Peril is Scots BAFTA winner

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by Jennie Kermode

Festival favourite For Those In Peril was named Best Film at last night's Scottish BAFTA award ceremony, beating off competition from The Wee Man, which took the Audience Award, and Fire in The Night, about the Piper Alpha disaster, which took Best Documentary. The awards were handed out at a ceremony in Glasgow which saw stars like Brian Cox and Peter Mullan on the red carpet.

"For a first-time director to win an award like this is a phenomenal achievement," said BAFTA Scotland's Alan de Pellette.

Best Director went to Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon for I Am Breathing, a documentary about a man with motor neurone disease, and Best Actor was won by For Those In Peril star George MacKay.

Visual effects supervisor Steven Begg received a special award for his lifetime achievements and for his contribution to recent James Bond films including Skyfall.

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