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“Strictly,” “Pets” shortlisted for RTS Craft & Design prizes

Pets - Wild at Heart and Strictly Come Dancing are among the non-fiction titles shortlisted for the Royal Television Society's Craft & Design Awards.
November 4, 2015

Pets -Wild at Heart and Strictly Come Dancing are among the non-fiction titles shortlisted for the Royal Television Society’s Craft & Design Awards.

The awards – presented by the British forum for television and related media – consist of more than 27 categories, and recognize a variety of skills and processes involved in program production.

Pets – Wild at Heart, a two-part BBC1 series, has picked up nominations in three categories, including editing – documentary and factual, music – original score, and photography – documentary/factual and non-drama.

Strictly Come Dancing, meanwhile, has been nominated for costume design for the fourth year in a row, and has also picked up a make-up design nod.

Winners of the RTS Craft & Design Awards are to be announced at a November 30 ceremony at the London Hilton Park Lane.

Shortlisted categories are below:

Costume Design – Entertainment & Non Drama Productions
Heather MacVean, The Keith Lemon Sketch Show, Talkback, part of FremantleMediaUK for ITV2
Sarah Ryan, Raised By Wolves – Series 1, Big Talk Productions for Channel 4
Vicky Gill, Strictly Come Dancing, BBC Productions for BBC1

Director – Non-Fiction
Colette Camden, What Do Artists Do All Day? Sue Webster, BBC Arts for BBC4
Edward Watts, Escape from Isis, ITN Productions/Ronachan Films for Channel 4
Dan Edge, Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola, Mongoose Pictures/Quicksilver Media for BBC2

Editing – Documentary & Factual
Todd Downing, Welcome To Mayfair, CTVC for BBC2
Stuart Napier and Imogen Pollard, Pets – Wild At Heart, John Downer Productions for BBC1
Rupert Houseman, The Detectives, Minnow Films for BBC2

Make-Up Design – Entertainment & Non Drama Productions
Emma Leon and Reza Karim, The Keith Lemon Sketch Show, Talkback
Lisa Armstrong and Neale Pirie, Strictly Come Dancing, BBC Productions for BBC1
Vanessa White and Neill Gorton, Nurse, BBC Comedy/Down The Line Productions for BBC2

For the complete shortlist, please click here.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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