“Amish: A Secret Life” takes two BAFTA TV Craft awards

Besides the BBC2 doc, winners include director Ben Chanan for Raw TV's C4 program The Plot to Bring Down Britain's Planes.
April 29, 2013

The BBC2 doc Amish: A Secret Life claimed two honors at the BAFTA Television Craft Awards, held on Sunday evening (April 28) in London.

Produced by BBC Wales, the program took the awards for photography in factual, and editing in factual.

Other winners for factual categories included Ben Chanan, director of Raw TV’s The Plot to Bring Down Britain’s Planes for Channel 4; and Peter Bridges, for his work on the London 2012 Olympics Super Saturday coverage for BBC Sport and BBC1, which took top honors for sound in factual.


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