RTS West of England nominees announced

RTS West of England nominees announced

15th February 2017

The Royal Television Society West of England has announced the shortlist of nominations for its annual awards, in association with Evolutions Bristol, in the fields of on-screen talent, craft, digital creativity, natural history, drama, regional television news and across a range of factual programming.  Congratulations to the many NHN Members  who are amongst the natural history nominees - with the BBC NHU bagging a total of 19 nominations! 

Amongst the BBC Studios Natural History Unit 19 nominations, the most notable shows include landmark series Planet Earth 11, New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands and Tribes:Predators and Me.

Documentary film Jago: A Life Underwater, from Underdog Films has eight nominations - it tells the story of an 80 year old sea nomad called Rohani, against the spectacular backdrop of the Togian Islands in the Coral Triangle.

In On-Screen Talent, children’s favourite Andy Day goes up against new natural history talent Patrick Aryee,
Jo Brand for her Sport Relief walk and wildlife cameraman Vianet Djenguet for his personal film for BBC’s Natural World exploring his beloved Congo .

Director of Creative Industries at UWE, Bristol and TV producer and chair of RTS Bristol, Lynn Barlow says: “It’s been another strong year of submissions and all the nominations demonstrate the outstanding quality of individual creativity and the strength of creative industries in and around the city.”

“At this year’s awards in March, we will be launching the findings of research from the University of the West of England into the film, television and animation industries in the city, which will reveal just how big the industry is, how many millions of pounds it generates for the local economy and how many jobs there are.”

The RTS West of England Awards will take place on Sunday March 19th at the Bristol Old Vic. 

Tickets are on sale FROM 20th FEBRUARY from the Bristol Old Vic box office for £45 including VAT. Please call 0117 987 7877.

If you are a nominee, please let the Bristol Old Vic know when booking tickets and please state your company name, so they can seat you in an area near the stage.

Sponsors of the RTS West of England Awards include Evolutions Bristol, BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Doghouse Post Production, Icon Films, Tigress Productions, Films at 59, The Bottle Yard Studios and Bristol Film Office, BDH, ITV, Plimsoll Productions and Hotel du Vin & Bistro.

For more information on the RTS go to www.rts.org.uk/bristol 

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