On Monday the BAFTA TV Craft Awards were announced, and we were pleased to see Directors UK members gain recognition for their work across the directing categories.
In the Director: Factual category, Directors UK member Teresa Griffiths took home the award for Lee Miller – A Life on the Front Line. You can watch Teresa’s acceptance speech below.
“A director is only as good as their team.” @littletreefilm thanks everyone involved in the making of Lee Miller - A Life on the Frontline as she wins the BAFTA for Director: Factual. #BAFTATV pic.twitter.com/k2tsqG8oVJ— BAFTA (@BAFTA) May 24, 2021
Meanwhile, in the Director: Fiction category, Directors UK member Sam Miller won the Director: Fiction award alongside Michaela Coel for I May Destroy You. Watch Sam’s acceptance speech below.
.@MichaelaCoel’s mum gets a shout-out from BAFTA-winner Sam Miller, who along with Michaela picks up the Director: Fiction award! #BAFTATV pic.twitter.com/R2H04oYlhM— BAFTA (@BAFTA) May 24, 2021
In the Director: Multi-Camera category, Directors UK member Marcus Viner took home the award for ENO’s Drive & Live: La bohème. Watch Marcus give his acceptance speech below.
Director: Multi-Camera winner Marcus Viner thanks @SkyArts, @E_N_O and the many others behind ENO's Drive & Live: La bohème! #BAFTATV pic.twitter.com/OeyvC9SoAB— BAFTA (@BAFTA) May 24, 2021
And finally, I Hate Suzie director and Directors UK member Georgi Banks-Davie took home the award for Emerging Talent: Fiction. Watch her acceptance speech below.
🥺I Hate Suzie’s @georgibd prepares her 6 year-old self for a bright future as she accepts the BAFTA for Emerging Talent: Fiction, sponsored by @SaraPuttAssoc! #BAFTATV pic.twitter.com/oLqTyPqjhC— BAFTA (@BAFTA) May 24, 2021
Congratulations to all of last night’s winners and nominees, who have provided so much work to keep the nation entertained, inspired and informed in such a difficult year. You can read a full list of Craft Award winners here.
The BAFTA TV Awards will be presented on Sunday 6 June.
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