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RTS shortlists Craft & Design nominees

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has shortlisted nominations for its 2019 Craft & Design Awards.

The awards, sponsored by Gravity Media, will be presented on 25th November, celebrating excellence in broadcast television production across 30 categories.

The shortlist includes:

Editing – Documentary/Factual

  • Sunshine Jackson 100 Vaginas Burning Bright for Channel 4
  • John Steventon & Ed Horne Sacred Wonders BBC Studios PQP for BBC One
  • Claire Guillon Egon Schiele: Dangerous Desires BBC Studios PQP for BBC One

Editing – Drama

  • Gary Dollner Killing Eve (Series 1) Sid Gentle Films and BBC America for BBC One
  • Matthew Cannings Brexit: The Uncivil War House Productions for Channel 4
  • Matthew Gray The Virtues Warp Films and Big Arty Productions for Channel 4

Editing – Entertainment and Comedy

  • Mike Holliday Ghosts Monumental Television in association with Them There for BBC One
  • Tom Hemmings Don’t Forget the Driver Sister / Hootenanny for BBC Two
  • Simon Whitcomb & Christine Pancott The Heist Shine TV for Sky One

Editing – Sport

  • Joe Snell, Tim-Mackenzie Smith, Jay Gill, Pete Burton & Frank Callaghan Women’s World Cup Input Media for BBC Sport
  • Kevin Evans, Ian Grech, Joe Snell, Mike Osborn & Jordan Buckingham BT Sport – Wretch 32 Road To Madrid 2019 – UEFA Champions League Final VT (SDR Production) BT Sport
  • Lukas Musil & David Snowdon UEFA Champions League Final – Official Film IMG Media for UEFA / BT Sport


  • Effects Team Les Misérables A Lookout Point / BBC Studios Production, co-produced with Masterpiece for BBC One
  • Axis Studios Happy! Season Two NBC Universal / Netflix UK for SYFY
  • One Of Us The OA: Part II Plan B Entertainment for Netflix

Lighting for Multicamera

  • Tim Routledge CHRIS – Live from the Salle De Pleyel Done & Dusted for Apple Music
  • Nigel Catmur The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance BBC Studios for BBC One
  • Tim Routledge Stormzy – Glastonbury Taw Box for BBC

Multicamera Work

  • Paul Dugdale & Simon Fisher Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour Den Of Thieves for Netflix
  • Camera Team The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance BBC Studios for BBC One
  • Giuseppe Bianchi Master of Photography Ballandi & Sky Arts Production Hub for Sky Arts

Multicamera Work – Sport

  • Matthew Griffiths Six Nations – Wales v England BBC Sport for BBC One
  • Andrew Clement Wimbledon 2019 – Men’s Final BBC Sport & Wimbledon Broadcast Services for BBC
  • Rhys Edwards, Matt Roberts & Laura McManamon SailGP Whisper & BT Sport

Photography – Documentary/Factual & Non Drama

  • Lindsay McCrae Dynasties: Emperor BBC for BBC One
  • Arthur Cary & Johann Perry The Last Survivors Minnow Films for BBC Two
  • Daniel Dewsbury, Stuart Bernard & Jonny Ashton The Mighty Redcar 73 Films for BBC Two

Photography – Drama & Comedy

  • Chloë Thomson The Long Song Heyday Television / NBC Universal for BBC One
  • Stuart Bentley I Am – Kirsty Me and You Productions for Channel 4
  • Jakob Ihre Chernobyl Sister / The Mighty Mint & Word Games for Sky Atlantic & HBO

Picture Enhancement

  • Aidan Farrell Summer of Rockets Little Island Productions for BBC Two
  • Dan Gill The Mighty Redcar 72 Films for BBC Two
  • Matt Brown Brassic Calamity Films for Sky

Sound – Drama

  • Ronald Bailey, James Ridgeway, Rodney Berling, Robert Brazier & Chris Roberts Pure Drama Republic for Channel 4
  • Nigel Edwards, Glen Marullo, Lee Critchlow & Linda Murdoch Black Earth Rising Forgiving Earth for BBC Two
  • Stefan Henrix, Joe Beal, Harry Barnes & Michael Maroussas Chernobyl Sister / The Mighty Mint & Word Games for Sky Atlantic & HBO

Sound – Entertainment & Non Drama

  • Ben Ormerod, Marc Wojtanowski & Duncan Paterson 8 Days: To The Moon and Back BBC Studios for BBC Two
  • Christian Henson, Paul Freeman & Adam Tandy Inside No.9 live – ‘Dead Line’ BBC Studios for BBC Two
  • Greg Gettens, Kim Tae Hak, Chad Orororo & Andy Paddon Married To A Paedophile Brinkworth Films for Channel 4

Chair of the awards Lee Connolly said: “We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone on the 25th to celebrate the fantastic television we have witnessed on our screens this year, not just here in the UK, but internationally.”