An Aberdeen man who makes films using a popular children’s toy has been named as a finalist at this year’s Young Scot Awards.
Darren Taylor, 19, from Aberdeen, has been nominated in the Entertainment category due to his creative Lego stop motion films.
He has been creating films for 10 years, with videos such as the Spider-Man Homecoming trailer, which achieved nearly one million views online. His YouTube channel has more than 8,000 subscribers and nearly two million total views.
The annual awards ceremony, hosted by Iain Stirling, will be held at the SEC in Glasgow on the November 30 at 8pm and celebrates the achievements and inspiring stories of young people and their peers.
Louise Macdonald, chief executive of Young Scot, said: “2018 has been a massive year for Scotland’s young people and we were inundated with inspiring stories about young Scots across the country.
“Darren’s inspiring story shows how important young people are to Scotland and their incredible contributions to communities in Aberdeen.
“Huge congratulations to all of the 2018 finalists.
“This year’s awards will be held on St Andrew’s Day and will be a historic moment for Scotland.”