"Chernobyl" Mini-Series Received Seven BAFTA Awards In The Field Of Tv Production
The mini-series "Chernobyl" (2019) won seven British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards. The results of the awards in the field of telemarketing are reported on Saturday on the BAFTA official website.
Academy awards were given to the series' Director, Swedish Johan Renk, Icelandic composer Hilda Gudnadottir, who created the original theme music for Chernobyl, and British costume designer Odile Dix-Miro. The series also received awards for best cinematography and lighting, best scenery, sound, and editing.
In total, "Chernobyl," created by the American television network HBO and the British media company Sky, was nominated for 14 awards. Besides, "Chernobyl" is competing for the BAFTA television awards in three categories: best mini-series, best actor, and best supporting actor. The last two awards nominated by, respectively, a Brit Jared Harris, who played in the TV series member of the Commission on investigation of causes of the accident at the Soviet nuclear power plant academician Valery Legasov, and Swede Stellan Skarsgard, who plays the role of the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, Boris Shcherbina, who led the Commission, which included Legasov.
The BAFTA TV awards will be awarded on July 31. In 2000, the British Academy Television Awards were divided into two separate categories, and the winners are announced on different days. Awards in the field of TV production are awarded for achievements in certain aspects of TV production, including best directing, screenwriting, and cinematography. BAFTA television awards are awarded directly to programs of various genres and formats, as well as to the best actors and presenters.
The greatest interest in the world is the BAFTA film awards, the winners of which are traditionally named in February-between the awarding ceremonies in the United States of the two main awards of the world of cinema - the Golden Globe and Oscar. In 2021, due to the pandemic of the disease caused by a new type of coronavirus, the names of the winners of the BAFTA film awards will be announced only on April 11, and the Academy Awards will be handed out on April 25.