The Virgin Media BAFTA ceremony took place on Sunday 6 June on BBC One and BBC One HD, with the British Academy Television Craft Awards streamed online on 24th May.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. The awards reward the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2020.
The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday 6 June on BBC One and BBC One HD, and the British Academy Television Craft Awards will be streamed on BAFTA’s social channels on Monday 24 May.
The highlights from today’s nominations are:
- 15 nominations for Small Axe
- 10 nominations for The Crown
- Eight nominations for I May Destroy You
- Seven nominations for Normal People
- Six nominations for Sex Education
- Five nominations for Adult Material and I Hate Suzie
- Four nominations for This Country, Once Upon a Time in Iraq and Strictly Come Dancing
The nominations for the public-voted Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment are:
- Bridgerton: Penelope Is revealed as Lady Whistledown
- Britain’s Got Talent: Diversity perform a routine inspired by the events of 2020
- EastEnders: Gray kills Chantelle
- Gogglebox: Reactions to Boris Johnson’s press conference
- Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat: Mee-cro-wah-vay
- The Mandalorian: Luke Skywalker arrives
Members of the public can now vote for their favourite Must-See Moment online at virginmedia.com/bafta and Virgin Media customers can also vote via their TiVo®, V6 or Virgin TV 360 box.
Read the full list of nominations on BAFTA’s website here.
Special, Visual & Graphic Effects Nominees
BEN TURNER, REECE EWING, CHRIS REYNOLDS, ASA SHOUL, FRAMESTORE, UNTOLD STUDIOS The Crown – Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television/Netflix
MICHAEL ILLINGWORTH, OLIVER MILBURN, DANNY HARGREAVES, OLIVER OGNEUX, LAURA USAITE, PEDROM DADGOSTAR War of the Worlds – Urban Myth Films/FOX
MILK VISUAL EFFECTS, DNEG TV, FREEFOLK, GOODBYE KANSAS STUDIOS, GREG FISHER, DAVE HOUGHTON Cursed – Netflix/Netflix
RUSSELL DODGSON, JAMES WHITLAM, JEAN-CLEMENT SORET, ROBERT HARRINGTON, DAN MAY, BRIAN FISHER His Dark Materials – Bad Wolf/BBC One
BAFTA is supported by official partners to the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards (Mad Dog 2020 Casting, Adobe, 3 Mills Studios, The Farm, Hotcam, Microsoft, Sara Putt Associates, ScreenSkills High-end Television Skills Fund and Spotlight).