RTS Unveils Craft Awards Shortlists

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The Royal Television Society has announced the shortlists for the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2010/2011. This year’s awards consists of 22 categories and recognises the wide variety of skills and processes involved in production, from costume design and digital effects to editing and lighting.

Leading the pack this year in terms of nominations is Come Fly With Me, produced for BBC One by Little Britain Productions/BBC Productions, which is shortlisted in four categories: Music – Original Title, Graphic Design – Titles, Make Up Design – Entertainment and Non Drama Productions and Costume Design – Entertainment and Non Drama Productions. Origin Pictures/Cité Amérique’s The Crimson Petal and The White – a psychological thriller set in Victorian London – is shortlisted for three awards; Costume Design – Drama, Make Up Design – Drama and Production Design – Drama.

The shortlists for production effects are as follows:


Effects – Digital:

Phil Dobree, Dan Upton & Sophie Orde, Jellyfish Pictures – Inside The Human Body, BBC Productions/Jellyfish Pictures for BBC One

Erik Ellefsen, George Kyparissous, Sarah Norton & Jo Amery – Misfits 2, Clerkenwell Films for E4

The Mill – Doctor Who – Series 6 'A Christmas Carol'  BBC Wales for BBC One


Effects – Special:

Big Bang Stunts & Effects – Strike Back: Project Dawn, Left Bank Pictures for Sky1HD

Danny Hargreaves – Coronation Street – Tram Crash, Real SFX for ITV Studios for ITV1

Ed Smith, Colin Gorry Effects – The Shadow Line, Company/Eight Rooks/Baby Cow in association with CinemaNX and Isle Of Man Films for BBC Two.


The awards ceremony, to be hosted by Myleene Klass, will take place on Monday 21 November at The Savoy, London. The full list of nominees can be found at http://www.rts.org.uk/awards.