The Amazon Prime series Good Omens has been nominated in the 2020 BAFTA TV Craft Awards for its special effects. MILK Visual Effects, Gareth Spensley, Real SFX are shortlisted in the Special, Visual and Graphic Effects category for their work on the six-part fantasy comedy starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen.
The full category is:
SPECIAL, VISUAL & GRAPHIC EFFECTS
- BEN TURNER, CHRIS REYNOLDS, ASA SHOUL The Crown – Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television/Netflix
- FRAMESTORE, PAINTING PRACTICE, REAL SFX, RUSSELL DODGSON His Dark Materials – Bad Wolf, BBC Studios/HBO/BBC One
- LINDSAY MCFARLANE, CLAUDIUS CHRISTIAN RAUCH, JEAN-CLÉMENT SORET, DNEG Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/Sky Atlantic
- MILK VISUAL EFFECTS, GARETH SPENSLEY, REAL SFX Good Omens – Amazon Studios, BBC Studios, Narrativia, The Blank Corporation/Amazon Prime Video
Click here for the full shortlist for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy TV Craft Awards. The winners of the 2020 British Academy Television Craft Awards will be revealed on Friday 17 July.
The apocalyptic fantasy series Good Omens was scripted by Neil Gaiman, based on the 1990 novel he co-wrote with the late Terry Pratchett. Douglas Mackinnon directed the show which originally launched on Amazon Prime last May. David Tennant and Michael Sheen star as Crowley and Aziraphale, an angel and a demon, who have lived on Earth among the humans since The Beginning, discover that the forces of Heaven and Hell are preparing for the Final Battle. Unwilling to give up their comfortable lives, they pledge to join forces to defeat the Antichrist and save the world.
Good Omens is currently streaming worldwide on Amazon Prime.