November 2011

Screen Academy Scotland graduate Julian Schwanitz's film Kirkcaldy Man, a film about former Darts champion Jocky Wilson was profiled in the Guardian by Geoffrey Macnab. In an article entitled The Citizen Kane of darts': In search of Jocky Wilson, McNab tells of Schwanitz's search for the real Jocky Wilson in his hometown of Kircaldy Scotland.

Donkeys Directed by Morag McKinnon has won the BAFTA Scotland award for best Feature Film. James Cosmo also won a BAFTA Scotland award for Best Actor for his role in the film.


(Co-Creator of Fresh Meat, Sam Bain , Actor, Greg McHugh, Director Annie Griffin)

Screen Academy Scotland member of staff Ciara Barry, Project Officer for the ENGAGE project, has recently graduated from EAVE 2011 European Producers Workshop - a year long professional development programme for European audiovisual producers delivered through three workshops held in different European cities.

BAFTA has launched a brand new website, BAFTA Guru.

Caring for Calum, a film about a prisoner’s journey to redemption has won the prestigious Grierson Sky Arts Best Student Documentary . Bafta-winning Screen Academy (eca) graduate Lou McLoughlan has picked up her third big prize this year.