The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Scotland (BAFTA Scotland) has today announced the line-up for the online BAFTA Scotland Sessions, supported by Screen Scotland.
Panels of nominees and industry experts will offer an insight into their craft and the nominated films, games and TV programmes they have worked on, including Guilt, Elizabeth is Missing, The Nest, Deadwater Fell, Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Margaret Fleming, Being Gail Porter and many more.
The BAFTA Scotland Sessions will take place online from Tuesday 24 November until Wednesday 2 December and activity is open to industry and public guests, with tickets available now at www.events.bafta.org.
This is the first time the event series will be held in Scotland, in-line with the popular TV Sessions held preceding the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards. Open to the public and free of charge, The Sessions allow audiences to delve into the world of their favourite films, games and TV shows. Guest speakers are invited to discuss their work and members of the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions.
Highlights from the event schedule include: Writing featuring Neil Forsyth (Guilt), Andrea Gibb (Elizabeth is Missing) and Paul Laverty (Sorry We Missed You); and Producing Scripted Television with Emma Kingsman-Lloyd (Deadwater Fell), Sarah Brown (Elizabeth is Missing) and Jules Hussey (Guilt).
Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be hosting the BAFTA Scotland Sessions this year. This is the first time the event series will be held in Scotland, in-line with the popular TV Sessions held preceding the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards, and we are absolutely thrilled that so many of our incredible nominees are able to take part to make it happen.
"During these challenging times, the film, game and TV industries have played a vital role in keeping the nation entertained, connected and informed and so we are really excited to be able to bring this digital programme of events to the public. Allowing them the opportunity to hear first-hand from the on-screen talent and creative teams behind the scenes of their favourite films, games and TV shows. “
About BAFTA Scotland
BAFTA Scotland has been championing the country’s film, games and television industries since 1989, celebrating and rewarding excellence through its annual British Academy Scotland Awards. BAFTA Scotland is at the core of Scotland’s screen industries, regularly engaging its members and the wider industry while reaching out to the public via a comprehensive range of screenings, educational events and masterclasses. www.bafta.org/scotland