'Zombie Musical' Grabs Three Nominations in New Talent Awards Competition

An awards competition celebrating the “best in new and emerging talent in the moving image industries in Scotland” has announced its shortlist.

The New Talent Awards, run by BAFTA in Scotland, are taking place on the 24th of next month in Glasgow, and among the nominations one entry alone has made into the shortlist of three categories.

Zombie Musical has been nominated in Best Producer (Short Form), Best Director (Short Form) and Original Music. – the last being a new category for the awards.

A statement issued by the organisers reads: “BAFTA in Scotland believes that the future lies in rewarding excellence in the industry, championing innovation, and above all, in encouraging Scotland to be seen as a beacon of creative inspiration and quality, and to this end the New Talent Awards are a perfect demonstration of this belief.”

It quotes chair, Ewan Angus: ”These unique awards acknowledge excellence and highlight the future talent of Scottish film, television and digital media. Each year the standard of work never ceases to impress and this year is no exception, with a fantastic array of work shortlisted. My thanks go to the dedicated juries who watch each and every submission and select the best new talent Scotland has to offer.”

The shortlist reads:

ANIMATION

FIXING LUKA

Director: Jessica Ashman

Writer: Jessica Ashman

Producer: Anna Odell

DigiCult

– 

DOMINGUEROS

Director: Nuria Gonzalez Blanco

Writer: Nuria Gonzalez Blanco

Producer: Donald Holwill

Edinburgh College of Art (eca)

– 

OUT ON THE TILES

Director: Anna Pearson

Writer: Anna Pearson

Producer: Donald Holwill

Edinburgh College of Art (eca)

– 

ORIGINAL MUSIC

Alexander Horiwitz

ROOM 9

RSAMD

– 

Pete MacDonald

FIXING LUKA

DigiCult

– 

Toby Mottershead

ZOMBIE MUSICAL

Haphazard Media

– 

EXPERIMENTAL / ART

ANOTHER DAY

Director: Will Anderson

Writer: Will Anderson & Brainz In Jarz

Producer: Donald Holwill

Edinburgh College of Art (eca)

– 

HOME

Director: Krish Shrikumar

Writer: Krish Shrikumar

Producer: Krish Shrikumar

– 

LYRICAL SPREAD

Director: Ian Robertson

Writer: Ian Robertson

Producer: Ian Robertson

– 

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Matt Cameron for Visual Effects

META

Director: Matt Cameron

Writer: Tom K Mcarthy

Producer: John Fairfield

– 

Grace Chang for Costume Design

DOGGED

Director: Jo Shaw

Writer: Jo Shaw

Producer: Britt Crowley

Rocketgorilla

– 

Julian Schwanitz for Director of Photography

DISCO

Director: Chico Pereira

Writer: James Mavor

Producer: Olivia Gifford, Gary Hall & James Mavor

Screen Academy Scotland, a Skillset Film and Media Academy at Edinburgh Napier University

– 

WRITER

Graham Fitzpatrick

MUM’S BIRTHDAY

Pilton Video

– 

Keith Grantham, Graham Hughes and Graeme McGeagh

THE BIG SLICK

Enlightened Monster Productions

– 

Scott Mackay & David Barras

ELECTRIC MAN

Strange Boat

– 

PRODUCER: SHORT FORM

Naysun Alae-Carew

ZOMBIE MUSICAL

Haphazard Media

John Fairfield

META

Victoria Thomas

THE BRIDE’S BALL

The Polka Dot Factory

PRODUCER: FICTION/FACTUAL

Sarah Drummond

MUM’S BIRTHDAY

Pilton Video

Lizzie Gray

RIVER CITY

BBC Scotland

Richard Nicholls

END OF THE ROAD

Swift Films

ACTOR/ACTRESS

Amiera Darwish

STRANGE PLACES

Strange Films

Eileen MacLennan

AN SEOLADH

Screen HI

Hanna Stanbridge

OUTCAST

Makar Productions

DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM

Ryan McHenry

ZOMBIE MUSICAL

Haphazard Media

Lou McLoughlan

CARING FOR CALUM

Screen Academy Scotland, a Skillset Film and Media Academy at Edinburgh College of Art (eca)

David Stoddart

SOLSTICE

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