Articles Tagged ‘BAFTA’
Besides the BBC2 doc, winners include director Ben Chanan for Raw TV’s C4 program The Plot to Bring Down Britain’s Planes.
UK pubcaster the BBC was the big non-fiction winner at the 2012 BAFTA Television Awards in London, with BBC3 title Our War taking the prize for factual series, and BBC2 title Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die taking the award for single documentary.
While the debate about structured reality negatively impacting documentary may be as old as the hills (or, more specifically, The Hills) in the U.S., with the increasing popularity of programs such as The Only Way is Essex (pictured) in the UK, it’s fertile ground for discussion there. Carol Nahra looks at last week’s BAFTA debate which tackled the subject.
Senna scored a double triumph at the BAFTA Film Awards in London yesterday, picking up prizes in the documentary and editing categories. Here, the film’s director Asif Kapadia (left) and archive producer Paul Bell (right) talk to realscreen about the making of the F1 doc.
Asif Kapadia’s Senna (pictured), James Marsh’s Project Nim and Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison: Living in the Material World have been selected as the three nominees for the documentary prize at the 2012 BAFTA Film Awards, with Senna also nominated for Outstanding British Film.
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