BAFTA Television and Television Craft Award nominations reward skills fund contributors

Image: Sex Education (c) Netflix

The nominations for this year’s BAFTA Television and Television Craft awards have been announced, with productions that contributed to ScreenSkills skills funds rewarded across a range of categories.

The awards recognise and celebrate the best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2021 across two ceremonies.

A total of 31 productions that contributed to the High-end TV Skills Fund received nominations. Russell T Davies’s Channel 4 drama It’s a Sin leads the way with 11 nominations followed by Landscapers with seven nominations. Help and Time, both starring Stephen Graham, each received six nominations, as did comedy series We Are Lady Parts.

The Netflix series Sex Education received five nominations while A Very British Scandal was just one behind with four.

The ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund is again supporting the vital work of crew in production by sponsoring the photography and lighting: fiction craft award where Sex Education, Landscapers and Time will compete for the BAFTA.

The Unscripted TV Skills Fund partners BBC, Channel 4, Sky, Channel 5 and Netflix are well represented at both ceremonies while contributing production companies So Television and Expectation each collected nominations.

The BAFTA TV Awards ceremony, hosted by Richard Ayoade, takes place on Sunday 8 May and will be broadcast on BBC One. The BAFTA TV Craft Awards will take place on Sunday 24 April.

Congratulations to all nominated productions and broadcasters and thank you for your continued contributions to our skills funds.

See the full list of nominations.

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