The RTS has added two sports production and broadcasting categories to this year’s Craft and Design Awards.
The Multi-camera Work - Sport and Tape & Film Editing – Sport awards have been included to recognise the important and valued role that sports programming plays in the UK’s television landscape, the RTS said.
In addition, the Sound – Entertainment & Non Drama category is now open to entries from the sports genre.
Chair of the RTS Craft and Design Awards Nigel Pickard said: “The RTS believes the time is right to recognise the special merits and skills of sports production and broadcasting.
“This is an important and valued part of our television landscape and one in which the UK has won international renown.”
The closing date for entries is Monday 2 September 2013.
All entries must have first transmitted between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013.
The awards will be presented on Monday 18 November in London.
The full list of categories:
- Graphic Design – recognises achievement in three categories: trails and packaging, programme content sequences and titles.
- Make Up Design – recognises achievement in all areas of makeup, including hair styling and wigs, in two categories: drama and entertainment and non-drama productions.
- Costume Design – recognises achievement in two categories: drama and entertainment and non–drama productions.
- Production Design – recognises achievement in two categories: drama and entertainment and non–drama productions.
- Effects – recognises achievement from any area of programme making in three categories: digital effects, special effects and picture enhancement.
- Photography – recognises achievement in location based single camera work in two categories: drama and documentary/factual and non-drama productions.
- Lighting and Multi-camera – recognises achievement in three categories: lighting for multi-camera, multi-camera work and multi-camera work - sport. The Multi-camera Awards are designed to recognise those who work in studio based or OB multi-camera programming across all genres.
- Sound – recognises achievement in two categories: drama and entertainment and non-drama productions. These Awards recognise the whole sound team and both recording supervisor and mixing supervisor should be named on the entry form.
- Tape and Film Editing – recognises achievement in four categories: drama, documentary/factual and entertainment, situation comedy and sport. This award is designed to recognise skills in tape editing in multi-camera studio/OB programming.
- Music – recognises achievement in two categories: original title music and original score. The titles or score must be specially commissioned for a specific programme.