RTS Scotland Awards 2013
The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain's leading forum for television and related media, launched the RTS Scotland Awards in 2013.
The awards cover all forms of production in Scotland, recognising excellence and innovation across a range of genres and crafts.
And check out a gallery of pictures from the evening here
The night was a huge success and click here to read about the evening and the winners which included Peter Capaldi and Cathy Newman.
April Chamberlain, co-founder of Glasgow-based production company, The Comedy Unit, chaired the Awards juries. She said: "With 2014 being such a culturally significant year for Scotland, the RTS felt the time was right to launch the RTS Scotland Awards. The aim of these awards is to recognise the extraordinary talent working across the wide range of programmes now being produced in Scotland and also reflect the current broadcasting landscape, breadth of programming, craft and production skills that make up today's television schedules and beyond. "¼/p>
Bobby Hain, STV Director of Channels, is the RTS Scotland Awards committee chair. He added: "I' delighted the RTS is to highlight the quality and diversity of work across Scotland and that April Chamberlain has agreed to chair the judging process. "¼/p>
Donalda MacKinnon, Head of Programmes and Services at BBC Scotland said 'I am very pleased to be working with others to bring the RTS Scotland Awards to life and to create a unique event which will celebrate and promote the wealth of talent we have here in Scotland. Our ambition is to complement and support other similar industry awards and in so doing to increase confidence in and around our television production sector. "¼/p>
James Wilson, RTS Scotland Chair added "I'm delighted that RTS Scotland has been able to work with STV, BBC, Channel 4 and the independent sector in the development of these new awards. "¼/p>
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