Published Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Loach's highly-acclaimed movie is up for Best Feature Film alongside Citadel and Up There at the annual ceremony, which celebrates the Scottish film, TV and video games industries.
The movie tells the story of a young father who narrowly avoids a prison sentence. Determined to change his life, he and his friends from the same community payback group visit a whisky distillery and then, a new path becomes clear.
The movie's stars Siobhan Reilly and Paul Brannigan will compete for the Actor/Actress (Film) prize, while writer Paul Laverty is also up for an award.
Popular Scottish stars Elaine C. Smith and Gregor Fisher are also pitted against each other in the Actor/Actress (TV) category for their turns as a married couple in longrunning sitcom Rab C. Nesbitt.
The event will take place in Glasgow, Scotland on 18 November.