British Academy Television Craft Awards

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British Academy Television Craft Awards
Current: 2021 British Academy Television Craft Awards
Awarded for"to recognise, honour and reward individuals for outstanding achievement in television craft." [1]
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Presented by British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
First awarded2000 (for productions of 1999)
Website www.bafta.org

The British Academy Television Craft Awards is an accolade presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), a charitable organisation established in 1947, which: "supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image – film, television and video games – by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public." [2]

Contents

Having previously been handed out with the British Academy Television Awards, the awards were established in 2000 as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the production categories. [3]

Rules

To be eligible for nomination, programmes must be: broadcast in the UK between the eligibility period, on terrestrial, cable, satellite or digital channels; both a financial and creative contribution in the case of an international programme, and have its first broadcast in the UK; an entry for the television awards first (not previously entered for the film or children's awards). [4] The top six programmes and/or individuals in each category are chosen by television voting members and Chapter members in three rounds, to make up the jury shortlist. The shortlist then goes forward to a jury, who decides the top four final nominees and the winners. [5]

Ceremonies

In the following table, the years correspond to the year the ceremony took place, and are held for achievements of the previous year (e.g. the 2000 awards are celebrated for television productions of 1999).

YearDateVenueLocationHostRef(s)
2000 30 April195 Piccadilly Westminster Gabby Logan [6]
2001 22 April Sadler's Wells Theatre Islington Liza Tarbuck [7] [8]
2002 12 May Savoy Hotel Westminster Harry Enfield [9]
2003 11 May The Dorchester Mayfair Alistair McGowan [10] [11]
2004 16 May [12] [13]
2005 8 May Jon Culshaw [14] [15]
2006 19 May [16]
2007 22 April Jon Snow [17]
2008 11 May Claudia Winkleman [18]
2009 17 May Hilton Hotel, London Alexander Armstrong [19] [20]
2010 23 May Christine Bleakley [21]
2011 8 May The Brewery City of London Stephen Mangan [22] [23]
2012 13 May Alan Davies [24]
2013 28 April Stephen Mangan [25]
2014 24 April [26]
2015 26 April [27]
2016 24 April [28]
2017 23 April [29]
2018 22 April [30]
2019 28 April [31]
2020 17 JulyVirtual [32]
2021 24 MayTBATBAGbemisola Ikumelo [33]

Categories

Current awards

As of 2021, the awards include twenty-one competitive categories: [34]

A Special Award is also presented, at the discretion of the Television Committee, which "honour[s] an individual or a team of craftspeople for outstanding creative contribution in the craft sector." [34]

Discontinued awards

  • Originality (from 1986 to 1999)
  • Innovation (from 2000 to 2002)
  • New Media Developer (from 2006 to 2007)
  • Interactive Innovation (from 2006 to 2010)
  • Digital Creativity (from 2011 to 2017)

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The British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Costume Design is one of the categories presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) within the British Academy Television Craft Awards, the craft awards were established in 2000 with their own, separate ceremony as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the main production categories. It was first awarded in 1978. According to the BAFTA website, for a programme to be eligible to this category it "should contain a significant amount of original design."

The British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Make-Up & Hair Design is one of the categories presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) within the British Academy Television Craft Awards, the craft awards were established in 2000 with their own, separate ceremony as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the main production categories. According to the BAFTA website, the eligibility of this category is "limited to artists directly responsible for the make up and hair design in the programme."

The British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Original Music is one of the categories presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) within the British Academy Television Craft Awards, the craft awards were established in 2000 with their own, separate ceremony as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the main production categories. It was first awarded in 1981, according to the BAFTA website, a programme will be eligible to this category if "more than 50% of its music is original composition created specifically for it."

The British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Special, Visual & Graphic Effects is one of the categories presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) within the British Academy Television Craft Awards, the craft awards were established in 2000 with their own, separate ceremony as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the main production categories. According to the BAFTA website, this category is "for special, visual and graphic effects and recognises achievement in all of these crafts."

The British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Titles & Graphic Identity is one of the categories presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) within the British Academy Television Craft Awards, the craft awards were established in 2000 with their own, separate ceremony as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the main production categories. According to the BAFTA website, this category is "to recognise originality and excellence within the title sequence and graphic identity of a programme.", also stating that "the same title sequence may not be entered more than once. The same programme may be entered in consecutive years, but only if it has new titles."

The British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Photography: Factual is one of the categories presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) within the British Academy Television Craft Awards, the craft awards were established in 2000 with their own, separate ceremony as a way to spotlight technical achievements, without being overshadowed by the main production categories. According to the BAFTA website, for this category the "eligibility is limited to the director of photography."

The 2021 British Academy Television Awards will be held on 6 June 2021 to recognize the excellence in British television of 2020. The nominees will be announced alongside with the nominees for the 2021 British Academy Television Craft Awards on 28 April 2021 while the shortlist for the Virgin Media Must-See-Moment will be announced the day before on 27 April 2021. The ceremony will be hosted for the second year in a row by Richard Ayoade.

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