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Double BAFTA Craft Award Winners
Thursday, 30 April 2015

Real SFX are double BAFTA Craft award Winners

Cardiff based Special Effects Company Real SFX have once again won a British Academy Television Craft Award for their special and visual effects on the BBC’s Doctor Who episode “Deep Breath”.

The 2015 British Academy Television Craft Awards ceremony took place on Sunday 26th April, at The Brewery, City of London and was hosted by Stephen Mangan. The awards replicate the Television awards but celebrate the very best behind-the-scenes talent in British television of the past year.

Real SFX created the practical effects for the episode, and won the award with BBC Wales VFX, Millennium FX and Milk VFX. The effects for the episode provided by Real SFX included various pyrotechnics, gas lanterns and fires, wind, steam and smoke including use of CO2, drip rigs and wetdowns as well as  a number of practical rigs to automatically move various parts of the set.

Danny Hargreaves, Real SFX Managing Director and founder said he was "incredibly proud to be part of the cultural phenomenon that is Doctor Who" and for the efforts and hard work of his team as well as being recognised for this for the second year running.

Last year was the first year that Physical Special Effects was included within the category so for Real SFX to replicate this win is testament to the importance of traditional techniques of creating effects as opposed to the increase in use of digital formats to produce effects. The Award was won last year for Doctor Who: 50th anniversary special episode: Day of the Doctor. 

 

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