The Blue Planet , The Way We Live Now
each scooped two awards at the third annual British Academy Television Craft Awards which this year were dominated by freelancers rather than staffers, writes Barbara Marshall
The academy also awarded two special awards for outstanding creative contribution on Sunday (12 May) - the first to the BBC's natural history unit and the second to Granada editor Edward Mansell, whose credits include Cracker
, Prime Suspect
, The Jury
and Cold Feet
The BBC Natural History Unit was also recognised for The Blue Planet
with George Fenton winning the original television music award and the camera team winning photography factual for their work.
The Way We Live Now took home two awards thanks to Gerry Scott who won in the production design category and Caroline Noble who won make-up and hair design. Nick Arthur picked up editing fiction/entertainment for Othello
, which also provided Daf Hobson with a win for photography fiction/entertainment.