BBC/HBO’s “I May Destroy You” won the key awards of director, fiction, editing, fiction and writer, drama. BBC/Amazon’s “Small Axe” had the most wins with five BAFTAs, including for make up and hair design, costume design, production design, photography and lighting, fiction and for scripted casting.
The BBC’s “Lee Miller – A Life on the Front Line” and “His Dark Materials” won two BAFTAs each.
“Small Axe” had nine nominations, while “I May Destroy You” had five. Netflix’s popular Royal drama “The Crown” was shut out, despite having six nominations going in.
The ceremony was broadcast live on BAFTA’s social channels and hosted by actor and writer Gbemisola Ikumelo (“Famalam”).
The Television Awards ceremony takes place June 6 on BBC One.
BRITISH ACADEMY TELEVISION CRAFT AWARDS 2021 WINNERS
EMERGING TALENT: FICTION – Sponsored by Sara Putt Associates
Georgi Banks-Davies (Director) “I Hate Suzie” – Bad Wolf/Sky Atlantic
EMERGING TALENT: FACTUAL
Marian Mohamed (Director) “Defending Digga D” – Lambent Productions/BBC Three
Jacqueline Durran, “Small Axe” – Turbine Studios, Lammas Park/BBC One
Teresa Griffiths, “Lee Miller – A Life on the Front Line” – Erica Starling Productions & Ronachan Films/BBC Two
DIRECTOR: FICTION – Sponsored by 3 Mills Studios
Michaela Coel, Sam Miller, “I May Destroy You” – Various Artists, FALKNA/BBC One
Marcus Viner “ENO’s Drive & Live”: “La Bohème – Somethin’ Else,” ENO/Sky Arts
EDITING: FACTUAL – Sponsored by Adobe
Claire Guillon, ‘Lee Miller – A Life on the Front Line” – Erica Starling Productions, Ronachan Films/BBC Two
EDITING: FICTION – Sponsored by Adobe
Editing Team, “I May Destroy You” – Various Artists, FALKNA/BBC One
ENTERTAINMENT CRAFT TEAM – Sponsored by Hotcam
Mark Busk-Cowley, Roy Callow, Steve Kruger, Andy Milligan, James Tinsley, Mathieu Weekes, “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” – ITV Studios/ITV
MAKE-UP & HAIR DESIGN
Jojo Williams, “Small Axe” – Turbine Studios, Lammas Park/BBC One
Harry Escott, “Roadkill” -The Forge Entertainment/BBC One
PHOTOGRAPHY: FACTUAL – Sponsored by The Farm
Johnny Shipley, Drone Camera Team, John Livesey, “The Great Mountain Sheep Gather” – Windfall Films/BBC Four
PHOTOGRAPHY & LIGHTING: FICTION – Sponsored by ScreenSkills High-end Television Skills Fund
Shabier Kirchner “Small Axe” – Turbine Studios, Lammas Park/BBC One
PRODUCTION DESIGN – Sponsored by Microsoft
Helen Scott, “Small Axe” -Turbine Studios, Lammas Park/BBC One
SCRIPTED CASTING – Sponsored by Spotlight
Gary Davy “Small Axe” – Turbine Studios, Lammas Park/BBC One
Nick Fry, Steve Speed, James Evans, Hugh Dwan, “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” – Box to Box Films/Netflix
Jon Thomas, Gareth Bull, James Ridgway, Dillon Bennett, Eilam Hoffman, “His Dark Materials” (episode 7) – Bad Wolf/BBC One
SPECIAL, VISUAL & GRAPHIC EFFECTS
Russell Dodgson, James Whitlam, Jean-Clement Soret, Robert Harrington, Dan May, Brian Fisher, “His Dark Materials” – Bad Wolf/BBC One
TITLES & GRAPHIC IDENTITY
Nic Benns, Miki Kato, “Fear City: New York vs The Mafia” – A RAW and Brillstein Entertainment Partners Production/Netflix
Sophie Willan, “Alma’s Not Normal” – Expectation Entertainment/BBC Two
Michaela Coel, “I May Destroy You” – Various Artists, FALKNA/BBC One