On the evening of Thursday 14th April, THE THIRD DAD was honoured with a BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award.
The awards ceremony, which took place at Drygate Brewery in Glasgow, was hosted by Muriel Gray and featured 36 nominees across 12 categories. Now in its fifth year, the event honours work by students and emerging practitioners in the film and television industry in Scotland.
THE THIRD DAD was nominated in the category for Best Factual film along with two other documentaries, DEAR PETER directed by Scott Willis and KNOX directed by Murdo Macleod. The New Talent Award was presented to first-time director Theresa Moerman Ib by Andrew Jackson of Raise the Roof Productions.
Surprise special guest of the evening was director Danny Boyle (TRAINSPOTTING, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, STEVE JOBS) who presented the award for Best New Work which went to Kris Kubik for DIPPER FROM THE WATER OF LEITH.
See the full list of nominees and winners here.
Theresa Moerman Ib, winner in the Factual category for 'The Third Dad'.
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Theresa Moerman Ib, with presenter Andrew Jackson. © BAFTA/Andy Buchanan