Bafta’s Television Craft Awards Winners

Penny DreadfulPenny Dreadful and Sherlock were the biggest winners at Bafta’s Television Craft Awards, honoring British TV talent from behind-the-scenes.

Sky Atlantic’s supernatural horror Penny Dreadful, set in Victorian London, won for original music, production design and make-up and hair.

BBC One’s Sherlock won the sound and editing awards in the fiction category.

Mackenzie Crook won his first Bafta, for comedy writing, for Detectorists, which he starred in with Toby Jones.

Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright was honored in the drama category for her rural police thriller.

The BBC One drama is one of four programs leading the nominations at next month’s Bafta TV awards, where it is up for three alongside The Missing, Line of Duty and Marvellous.

Julian Farino, the director of BBC Two’s fantasy-biopic Marvellous – which starred Toby Jones as Neil Baldwin – was also honored at Sunday night’s Craft Awards ceremony, hosted by Stephen Mangan.

Staff on ITV talent show The X Factor won the entertainment craft team award, beating rival teams on BBC One shows The Voice and Strictly Come Dancing.

Other winners included the 2014 FA Cup Final (ITV Sport), Channel 4’s Grayson Perry: Who Are You?, ITV’s The Lost Honor of Christopher Jefferies and Messiah at the Foundling Hospital (BBC Two).

Work on BBC One’s Doctor Who, Paedophile Hunter and Dispatches’ Children on the Frontline on Channel 4, the BBC’s Winter Olympics 2014 coverage and The Musketeers (BBC One) was also honored.

Hilary Briegel was handed the evening’s special award, for her work as a vision mixer on programS including Absolutely Fabulous, Only Fools and Horses, Newsnight, the Wimbledon Championships and the Olympic Games.

Sherlock – starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman – has now earned nine Baftas in four years.

Penny Dreadful, whose cast includes Helen McCrory, Eva Green and Simon Russell Beale, also triumphed in the original music category for Abel Korzeniowski’s score.

British Academy Television Craft Awards winners in full:

Special award – Hilary Briegel

Breakthrough talent – Marc Williamson (The Last Chance School)

Costume design – Phoebe De Gaye (The Musketeers)

Digital Creativity – Live From Space: Online

Director, factual – Dan Reed (The Paedophile Hunter)

Director, fiction – Julian Farino (Marvellous)

Director, multi-camera – Paul Mcnamara (2014 FA Cup Final)

Editing, factual – Jake Martin (Grayson Perry: Who Are You?)

Editing, fiction – Yan Miles (Sherlock)

Entertainment craft team – Dave Davey, Robert Edwards, Falk Rosenthal (The X Factor)

Make up and hair design – Enzo Mastrantonio, Nick Dudman, Stefano Ceccarelli (Penny Dreadful)

Original music – Abel Korzeniowski (Penny Dreadful)

Photography, factual: Marcel Mettelsiefen – (Children On The Frontline, Dispatches)

Photography and lighting, Fiction – Mike Eley (The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies)

Production design – Jonathan McKinstry, Philip Murphy (Penny Dreadful)

Sound, factual – Mike Hatch, Kuz Randhawa, Matt Skilton (Messiah At The Foundling Hospital)

Sound, fiction – John Mooney, Douglas Sinclair, Howard Bargroff, Paul Mcfadden (Sherlock)

Special, visual and graphic Effects – MILK VFX, REAL SFX, BBC WALES VFX (Doctor Who)

Titles and graphic identity – Mark Roalfe, Tomek Baginski, Ron Chakraborty (Winter Olympics 2014)

Writer, comedy – Mackenzie Crook (Detectorists)

Writer, drama – Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley)


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