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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Black Mirror’ Among BAFTA Crafts Honorees

The HBO fantasy drama was presented the BAFTA Special Award, in addition to wins in two categories.

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ received the BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy Television Craft Awards.

LONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of this year’s British Academy Television Craft Awards, celebrating the very best behind-the-scenes talent working in television.

HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones received its first BAFTAs: in the Costume Design category for Michele Clapton and in the Production Design category for Deborah Riley and Rob Cameron.

Dneg TV, Jean-Clement Soret, Russell Mclean and Joel Collins received the BAFTA for Special, Visual & Graphic Effects for the Black Mirror episode ‘Metalhead’.

In addition to its two competitive award wins, Game of Thrones was presented with the BAFTA Special Award, recognizing the talented practitioners involved in the making of the series and their outstanding contribution to revolutionizing and pushing boundaries within the various crafts involved.

Source: BAFTA

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