awards

The Crown and Sherlock among RTS Craft & Design Awards nominations

The awards recognise the huge variety of skills involved in programme production from editing to lighting, and costume design to digital effects. 

BBC dramas lead the way in nominations. Taboo, which stars Tom Hardy is up for six awards, whilst Broken and Three Girls received four nominations each. 

Three Girls director Philippa Lowthorpe received a nomination in the Director - Drama category alongside Euros Lyn for Damilola, Our Loved Boy and Julian Jarrold for The Witnesses for the Prosecution, all for BBC One. 

Emmerdale and Victoria win at the RTS Yorkshire Awards 2017

Middleton, who has played Ashley Thomas in the ITV soap for the past two decades, was named Best Actor. The judges commended the actor for his “heart-breaking, powerful and dignified performance” in the wake of his character’s diagnosis with vascular dementia.

The actor received one of two RTS Yorkshire Outstanding Contribution Awards awarded on the night. Emmerdale also won a second award, with Maxine Alderton taking home the prize in the Best Writer category.

Entries open for RTS Craft & Design Awards 2017

The Awards celebrate excellence in broadcast television and aim to recognise the huge variety of skills and processes involved in programme production.

Awards are presented in 11 categories including: Design, Make Up Design, Costume Design, Production Design, Effects, Directors, Photography, Lighting and Multicamera, Sound, Editing and Music. In addition, there are three awards given at the discretion of the Judges: Design & Craft Innovation, Judges’ and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Entries are not accepted for these categories but the RTS welcomes suggestions.

Craft & Design Awards 2017

The Awards celebrate excellence in broadcast television and aim to recognise the huge variety of skills and processes involved in programme production.

Awards are presented in 11 categories including: Design, Make Up Design, Costume Design, Production Design, Effects, Directors, Photography, Lighting and Multicamera, Sound, Editing and Music. In addition, there are three awards given at the discretion of the Judges: Design & Craft Innovation, Judges’ and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Entries are not accepted for these categories but the RTS welcomes suggestions.

BBC East triumphs at inaugural awards

Some 130 guests attended the ceremony at Norwich University of the Arts, which was hosted by BBC One Look East presenter Stewart White and ITV Anglia Tonight presenter Becky Jago.

Whiteley, who works on the BBC One regional current affairs strand Inside Out East, was named Best On Screen Personality, while the same channel’s Look East – Norwich reporters, Fox and Milner, were the Television Journalist of the Year and Best New Talent, respectively.