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“Grenfell”, “Bros: After the Screaming Stops” take BAFTA Craft Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) unveiled the winners of the British Academy Television Craft Awards last night (April 28) in London, including awards for Grenfell (pictured) and ...
April 29, 2019

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) unveiled the winners of the British Academy Television Craft Awards last night (April 28) in London, including awards for Grenfell (pictured) and Bros: After the Screaming Stops.

The ceremony, hosted by Stephen Mangan at The Brewery in London, celebrated the best behind-the-scenes television talent of 2018.

Several prizes went to factual programming.

Ben Anthony won the factual directing award for his BBC documentary Grenfell, which followed a year in the life of those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. The film was produced by Minnow Films for BBC1. Will Gilbey won the factual editing award for Bros: After the Screaming Stops, charting the stormy reunion of pop stars Matt and Luke Goss, collectively known as Bros. The film was produced by Fulwell 73 for BBC4.

Meanwhile, Lindsay McCrae took home the factual award for photography for her work on the Dynasties episode “Emperor,” which followed emperor penguins as part of the BBC1 series produced in-house by BBC Studios. Elsewhere, the award for factual sound went to the sound team on Later Live…With Jools Holland, produced BBC Studios for BBC2.

Other non-fiction awards included Bros for specialist factual, Driven: The Billy Monger Story (Oxford Scientific Films for BBC3) for single documentary, and Dragons’s Den (BBC Studios for BBC2) for reality and constructed factual.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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