The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.
These awards reward the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2020. The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday 6 June on BBC One and BBC One HD, and the British Academy Television Craft Awards will be streamed on BAFTA’s social channels on Monday 24 May.
The summary of the nominations are as followed:
- 15 nominations for Small Axe
- 10 nominations for The Crown
- Eight nominations for I May Destroy You
- Seven nominations for Normal People
- Six nominations for Sex Education
- Five nominations for Adult Material and I Hate Suzie
- Four nominations for This Country, Once Upon a Time in Iraq and Strictly Come Dancing
The nominees for the photography awards in the British Academy Television Craft Awards are listed below:
Photography & Lighting: Fiction (sponsored by ScreenSkills High-end Television Skills Fund)
Ed Rutherford for Little Birds –Warp Films/Sky Atlantic
Rob Hardy BSC for Devs – FX and FX Productions/BBC Two
Shabier Kirchner for Small Axe – Turbine Studios, Lammas Park/BBC One
Suzie Lavelle BSC ISC for Normal People – Element Pictures/BBC Three
Photography: Factual (sponsored by The Farm)
Johnny Shipley, Drone Camera Team, John Livesley for The Great Mountain Sheep Gather – Windfall Films/BBC Four
Richard Kirby, Sue Gibson, Max Kolbl, Robert Hollingworth for Tiny World – Plimsoll Productions/Apple TV+
Tim Cragg for Fear City: New York vs The Mafia – RAW and Brillstein Entertainment Partners Production/Netflix
Will Edwards, Michael O’Halloran for Marina Abramović Takes Over TV – Northern Town/Sky Arts
For a full list of nominees for both the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards click here.