BRITISH movie The King's Speech is expected to reign at the Baftas after topping the nominations list for the film awards.
SCOTLAND's film industry has lost the glittering highlight of its calendar following a shock announcement that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has cancelled the annual awards ceremony this autumn.
SCOTS actor Peter Capaldi has been nominated for a TV Bafta for his portrayal of foul-mouthed spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in political satire The Thick of It.
POLITICAL satire The Thick Of It has scooped a hat-trick at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.
KATHRYN Bigelow's two-fisted victory at the Academy Awards for best director and best film for The Hurt Locker didn't just punch through Hollywood's seemingly shatterproof glass ceiling; it has also helped dismantle stereotypes about what kinds of films women can and should direct.
OSCAR-NOMINATED screenwriter Armando Ianucci was a winner at the Royal Television Society's awards last night.
'WELL," said Barbara Streisand, as the audience waited with bated breath. "The time has come." At the 82nd annual Oscars on Sunday night, the identity of the winner for Best Director was known as soon as she opened the envelope and said those five words. After more than eight decades it was not a man collecting the award but at last a woman.
SANDRA Bullock paid tribute to her fellow nominees as she claimed the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in The Blind Side.
HOLLYWOOD stalwart Jeff Bridges said his Best Actor Oscar was a tribute to his parents.
DIRECTOR Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win a best director Oscar as her Iraq war film, The Hurt Locker, swept the board at the Academy Awards in Hollywood this morning.
THE drama Precious has won five prizes at the Independent Spirit Awards, including best picture and trophies for the stars, Gabourey Sidibe and Mo'Nique, and director Lee Daniels.
IRAQ war drama The Hurt Locker stole the show at last night's British Film Awards (Baftas) after winning six awards, including the most prestigious title – best film – and triumphing over blockbuster Avatar.
SCOTS film maker Armando Iannucci has won a major award for the political comedy In The Loop.
SCOTS comedy writer Armando Iannucci found himself in the running for Hollywood gold yesterday, when he received an Oscar nomination for his award-winning movie In the Loop.
THREE British stars have been nominated in the best actor and actress categories for this year's Academy Awards.
A FAIRYTALE ending beckons at Britain's Bafta awards for a nine-minute Scottish animated film, mostly made by a group of Dundee students on a budget of almost nothing.
AVATAR, An Education and The Hurt Locker each received eight nominations today for this year's film Baftas.
SCOTS film star Gerard Butler may have repeatedly denied reports that he and former Friends star Jennifer Aniston are a couple, but that did not stop them from putting on a show of affection for the cameras at the Golden Globes yesterday.