CHERNOBYL leads in nominations at the 2020 BAFTA Television Awards

By HBO Latin America | Posted on 2020-06-04

The HBO mini-series is tied for the most nominated show in BAFTA history.

MIAMI, FL., June 4, 2020 – The HBO original mini-series CHERNOBYL received 14 nominations at this year’s 2020 BAFTA TELEVISION AWARDS, the most of any other program. The BAFTA’s, which take place annually, recognize the best in the UK’s television industry.

HIS DARK MATERIALS, with four nominations, SUCCESSION, nominated for Best International Series and Best Writer for a Drama for Jesse Armstromg, and GENTLEMAN JACK, which was recognized in the categories of Best Drama Series and Best Leading Actress for Suranne Jones, are among HBO’s original productions highlighted this year. The winners will be announced in a virtual ceremony on July 31.

The full list of HBO productions nominated for this year’s BAFTA awards are:


· Best Mini-Series

· Best Leading Actor - Jared Harris

· Best Supporting Actor - Stellan Skarsgard

· Best Writer: Drama – Craig Mazin

· Best Costume Design – Odile Dicks-Mireaux

· Best Director: Fiction – Johan Renck

· Best Editing: Fiction – Simon Smith and Jinx Godfrey

· Best Make Up & Hair Design – Daniel Parker and Barrie Gower

· Best Original Music – Hildur Gudnadóttir

· Best Photography & Lighting: Fiction – Jakob Ihre

· Best Production Design – Luke Hull and Claire Levinson-Gendler

· Best Scripted Casting – Nina Gold and Robert Sterne

· Best Sound: Fiction – Stefan Henrix, Joe Beal, Stuart Hilliker and Vincent Piponnier

· Best Special, Visual and Graphic Effects – Lindsay Mcfarlane, Claudius Christian Rauch and Jean-Clément Soret


· Best Photography & Lighting: Fiction – Suzie Lavelle

· Best Sound: Fiction – Dillon Bennett, Jon Thomas, Gareth Bull and James Ridgeway

· Best Special, Visual and Graphic Effects – Framestore, Painting Practice, Real SFX and Russell Dodgson

· Best Titles & Graphic Identity – Elastic and Painting Practice


· Best Series: Drama

· Best Leading Actress - Suranne Jones


· Best Costume Design – Michele Clapton

· Virgiin Media’s Must See Moment (Voted by the Public)


· Best Make Up & Hair Design – Kirstin Chalmers

· Best Titles & Graphic Identity – Elastic


· Best Series: International

· Best Writer: Drama – Jesse Armstrong


· Best Series: International

All of these productions are currently available on HBO GO.