This week the nominees for the 2023 BAFTA TV and BAFTA TV Craft Awards were announced, and we were thrilled to see Directors UK members recognised across the categories.
In the Director: Factual category, Emma Cooper is nominated for The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes, Felicity Morris is nominated for The Tinder Swindler, James Jones is nominated for Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes, and Sophie Robinson for My Dead Body.
In the Director: Fiction category, Dearbhla Walsh was nominated for Bad Sisters, Hugo Blick was nominated for The English, Lucy Forbes was nominated for This is Going to Hurt, and William Stefan Smith was nominated for Top Boy.
In the Director: Multi-Camera category, Janet Fraser Cook has been nominated for Glastonbury 2022, Julia Knowles has been nominated for Platinum Jubilee: Party At The Palace, Nikki Parsons has been nominated for Strictly Come Dancing, and The Directing Team (as credited by BAFTA) has been nominated for The State Funeral Of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Finally, in the Emerging Talent: Factual category, directors Charlie Melville and Jason Osborne have been nominated for John & Joe Bishop: Life After Deaf and Our Jubilee respectively. In the Emerging Talent: Fiction category, director Lynette Lynton has been nominated for My Name is Leon.
Huge congratulations to all of the above, and to all of the fantastic directors who have had their work nominated this week across the categories. The final awards will be presented at a London Ceremony on Sunday 14 May.