Some of Scotland's brightest film and television talents, including actors James McAvoy and David Tennant, have been honoured at the Bafta ­Scotland Awards.

The glittering ceremony, held last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow, saw a lengthy line up of well-known names and famous faces, as well as special awards for TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, assistant film director Tommy Gormley and broadcaster Alex Graham.

McAvoy won the best actor award in a film for his role in Filth, while Tennant won the television actor category for his role in The Escape Artist.

Sophie Kennedy Clark won the best actress in a film award for her role in Philomena, and Shirley Henderson won the best actress in a TV series prize for her role in Southcliffe.

One of the night's biggest winners was Starred Up, winning three of the four categories in which it was nominated.

The acclaimed prison drama won the feature film award ahead of Filth and Sunshine on Leith. For his work on the film, David Mackenzie took home the director award, while Jonathan Asser was given the writer trophy.

Will Anderson's Monkey Love Experiments won the animation category.

It was the second time in three years that the film's writer, Ainslie Henderson, has been honoured by Bafta Scotland.

The director of the new Star Wars film, JJ Abrams, sent a video message to Gormley, who is working on Episode VII.

He said: "Tommy Gormley rules. Tommy Gormley is not just the most incredible first AD (assistant film director)I've ever seen but is one of the greatest people I've ever met. He is just a remarkable guy who bears the burden of the work but celebrates it at every moment, more than anyone I've ever seen."

The award for children's programme went to Katie Morag, the acclaimed adaptation of the popular book series which is also nominated for three Baftas at next Sunday's British Academy Children's Awards in London.

The Edinburgh-based video game studio Rockstar Games, accepted the game award for Grand Theft Auto V, the latest instalment in one of the best-selling game franchises.

Jude MacLaverty, the director of Bafta Scotland, said: "The British Academy Scotland Awards are a reflection of the massive depth of Scottish talent in film, television, animation and the gaming industry.

"The breadth of content on display here tonight is truly inspiring and we offer our warmest congratulations to all of our worthy winners."

Muriel Gray presented Graham with the outstanding contribution award, which came with a special message from Bill Paterson.