T2 Trainspotting wins three BAFTA Scotland Awards
T2 Trainspotting was the biggest winner at last night’s BAFTA Scotland Awards. The film triumphed in all three categories in which it was nominated: Feature Film, Danny Boyle won for Director – Fiction, while Ewen Bremner saw off fellow cast members Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle to collect the award for Actor – Film.
Two other Film4 films also enjoyed awards success over the weekend:
Sam Rockwell collected Best Supporting Actor at the Hollywood Film Awards for his role in Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer was nominated for three European Film Awards: Yorgos Lanthimos was nominated for Best European Director, also for Best European Screenwriter along with co-writer Efthimis Filippou, while Colin Farrell was nominated in the Best European Actor category.
Film4 is Channel 4 Television’s feature film division. Film4 develops and co-finances films and is known for working with the most distinctive and innovative talent in UK and international filmmaking, both new and established.
Film4 has developed and co-financed many of the most successful UK films of recent years, Academy Award®-winners such as Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, Asif Kapadia’s box office record breaking documentary Amy, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaireand Phyllida Lloyd’s The Iron Lady, in addition to critically-acclaimed award-winners such as Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster, Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner, Chris Morris’s Four Lions, Shane Meadows’ This is England, Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant, Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin, Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years and David Mackenzie’s Starred Up.
Film4’s recent releases include Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Rungano Nyoni’s I Am Not a Witch, Danny Boyle’s T2 Trainspotting, Andrea Arnold’s American Honey, Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, Todd Haynes’ Carol and Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette. Forthcoming releases include festival award winners Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here and Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete, as well as Clio Barnard’s Dark River, John Cameron Mitchell’s How To Talk To Girls At Parties, Michael Pearce’s Beast, Paddy Considine’s Journeyman and Toby MacDonald’s Old Boys. Films in production include Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger, Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite, Bart Layton’s American Animals, Tinge Krishnan’s Been So Long, Iain Morris’s The Festival, Mike Leigh’s Peterloo, Steve McQueen’s Widows, Stephen Merchant’s Fighting With My Family, Sebastián Lelio’s Disobedience, Garth Davis’s Mary Magdalene, Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War and Asif Kapadia’s Maradona.
November 6, 2017 1:07pm by Channel 4