Mar 2013 - Graduation Films nominated for BAFTA New Talent Awards

We are delighted that four Screen Academy Scotland graduation films have been nominated for this year’s BAFTA New Talent Awards. 

Deep Dark Pale Blue, a short film directed by Florian Schwarz (MA Film Directing), with sound by Lukasz Kulec, Daniel Cornaccia, Florian Schwarz, which explores the search for planets outside the solar system, is up for a Best Sound Design award.

Little Brother, a short psychological drama about a hypochondriac directed by Andrei Staruiala (MA Film), produced by Raluca Oros (MA Film) and written by Martin Kreuch (MA Screenwriting) has been nominated in the Best Fiction category.

Pablo’s Winter, a feature length doc about Pablo, once a miner, now a grumpy pensioner and professional chain-smoker, directed by Chico Pereira, edited by Nick Gibbon (Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier) with Cinematography by Julian Schwanitz (MFA Film Directing) and sound by Rob Walker (Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier) has been nominated for both the Best Factual award and Best Editing award. Find Out More about Pablo’s Winter

Ahora, No, Elia Ballesteros (BA Film & TV, Edinburgh College of Art), Gloria Bartolomé, Kate Campbell (BA Film & TV, Edinburgh College of Art) The Coven Films. Nominated for Best Fiction


Lost Serenity, which tells the tale of a young girl trapped on a dying earth, directed by Ben Sharrock (MA Film) with cinematography by ex-Edinburgh Napier student Alan McLoughlan and sound by Pier Daniel Cornacchia and Ana Irina Roman has been nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Sound Design. 

The winners will be announced at the BAFTA New Talent Awards ceremony taking place in Glasgow on the 21st of March. Good luck to all!

For the Full list of BAFTA New Talent nominees see the BAFTA Scotland website:,3680,BA.html