The film, which earned the director the Jury Prize at this year's Cannes festival, is up for four awards at the Baftas in Glasgow next month.
It will compete in the categories of best feature film, Paul Laverty for best writer, and Paul Brannigan and Siobhan Reilly for best actor and actress.
Kevin Bridges's television show What's The Story? is nominated for best comedy/entertainment programme. The comedian, who recently played to a packed SECC in Glasgow, is also up for best writer for the series.
Gregor Fisher and Elaine C Smith go head to head in the best TV actor/actress category for their roles as husband and wife in Rab C Nesbitt.
The British Academy Scotland Awards honour the best Scottish talent in film, TV and video games.
Bowman, from Anstruther in Fife, said: "The event is a brilliant showcase of the moving image industries and highlights the wealth of talent here in Scotland.
"Over the past year Scotland has cemented its reputation as a leading player in film, TV and game production. So much fantastic work has been produced and I'm very excited to see who wins from the list of nominees."
Director of Bafta in Scotland Jude MacLaverty said: "The British Academy Scotland Awards is all about rewarding excellence in the industry, and this year's nominations reflect the sheer breadth of talent, creativity, and originality here in Scotland."
The winners will be announced at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Sunday November 18.