Three NFTS Alumni Nominated for 2018 BAFTA Television Craft Awards

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Three NFTS Alumni Nominated for 2018 BAFTA Television Craft Awards

A trio of NFTS alumni are nominated in this year’s BAFTA Television Craft Awards, the winners of which will be revealed at a ceremony on Sunday 22nd April hosted by Stephen Mangan.

Cinematography MA graduate Stephan Pehrsson is nominated for the ‘Photography & Lighting: Fiction’ award for his role as DoP on the episode of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror series entitled USS Callister.

Directing Documentary MA alumnus, Daniel Vernon is competing for the ‘Photography: Factual’ award for his camerawork on the BBC Two series The Detectives: Murder on the Streets, which he also produced and directed.

Editing MA graduate, Una Ni Dhonghaile is in contention for a further award for her work on the BBC three-part BBC drama based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual abuse in Rochdale. She is nominated in the ‘Editing: Fiction’ category, having already won the ‘Best Editing; Drama’ award at the Royal Television Society Craft Awards in December.

In addition, Production Design alumna, Christina Moore was Supervising Art Director on the last series of Game of Thrones which has been nominated for ‘Best Production Design’ and the ‘Sound: Fiction’ nominees include the sound team from the BBC One series Taboo - on which Stuart Wilson served as Rerecording Mixer - and Black Mirror: USS Callister on which Dario Swade worked as Foley Editor and Kyle Pickford as Boom Operator.