2012 Scottish Film / TV Award
A celebration of a piece of work or individual performance in a TV production or film which epitomises the character and spirit of Scotland. This could be an actor whose star has shone in the last year or a piece of work which has made a significant impact on the Scottish cultural landscape.
Best Visual Award
A publicly exhibited, memorable image that captures the essence of Scotland, including, but not limited to, photographs and photography exhibitions, fine art (paintings, etc) or video installation. We’ll celebrate a publicly displayed picture, image or piece of footage which connected with our readers in a way words couldn’t.
Creativity in Schools Award - Sponsored by Education Scotland
We pay tribute to two of Scotland’s freshest and most creative young minds, celebrating their achievements at both primary and secondary school levels in Scotland, marking their creative efforts in the education system.
Best New Talent Award
Whose creative star has blossomed this year? Who has made 2012 their year to be remembered by, announcing their arrival on the Scottish cultural scene and ensuring that their name is one our readers will know for many years to come? We pay tribute to the star of tomorrow today.
Creative Business Award
Arts and creative organisations work hard at balancing the creation of their work, with the needs to run as a business. This award is for artists and cultural organisations who have demonstrated innovation and creative thinking in their business approach.
Scotland’s Traditional Arts, Scots and Gaelic Award
Scotland’s traditional arts continue to influence and inform all corners of the Scottish cultural landscape. This award seeks to celebrate a group, event or individual whose impact on the scene keeps the traditions of our cultural bedrock alive.
2012 Music Award
It’s one of the country’s most successful exports and has been for decades. We celebrate the achievements of an individual or group who capture the sound of Scotland, whose achievements and output have played a significant part in the soundtrack of 2012.
2012 Theatre Award
From small-scale productions to Hollywood aspirations, the Scottish theatre scene has something for everyone. We bring the curtain up on an outstanding individual performance or production which made a significant impact on the stage this year.
Community Arts Award
Which event or piece of work went beyond the front row and right into the hearts and homes of the local community? We celebrate a successful artistic endeavour which has impacted the lives of people in the community.
Scotland is home to some of the most celebrated literary works in history, and continues to produce writers with skill, flair and the ability to communicate, educate, illuminate and entertain the people. We chronicle the achievements of those whose written work draws on Scotland for inspiration.
Scottish Arts Ambassador Award
Our country has produced some of the biggest names in the world of entertainment, whether in film, music, television, art or literature. But which individual has truly excelled in championing Scotland both at home and around the world.
The 2012 Year of Creative Scotland Event
Sponsored by Event Scotland
We honour an event, big or small, which has memorably and successfully showcased culture and the arts in a setting that is unmistakably Scottish.