Scottish Children's Book Awards Book Trailer Competition 2015 - Winners and Highly Commended

Our book trailer competition for the 2015 Scottish Children's Book Awards saw some fantastic entries, showcasing the creativity of pupils from all around Scotland as they attempted to capture the characters, setting and atmosphere of the shortlisted books.

The winning trailer was an exemplary effort from Morven Cumming, Ben Reid and Anais Bliault of Elgin Academy, which captured the characters and central dilemmas of Gill Arbuthnott's Dark Spell with some haunting images and clever editing.

We also commended five other trailers for their excellence in at least one key aspect of book trailer creation. Take a look below at the full list:

Winner: Dark Spell trailer by Morven, Anais and Ben of Elgin Academy


Highly commended for cinematography: Mosi's War trailer by Carrie Morrison of St. Joseph's Academy


Highly commended for audio: Dark Spell trailer by Carla, Johnathan, Ryan, Craig, Keiran and Ross of Kincorth Academy


Highly commended for editing and cinemtography: Mosi's War trailer by Taylor, Rhiannon, Matthew, Sadie and Jack of Holy Rood High School


Highly commended for editing: Mosi's War trailer by Ben, George and Adam of Inveralmond High School


Highly commended for capturing tone and atmosphere - Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens trailer by Shaun, Aaron, Jamie, Jack and Ben of Inveralmond High School