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13/03/2012

Vitec GTC Awards 2012 Nominees Announced

The Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) has announced the shortlist for the Vitec GTC Awards 2012.
The awards will be presented at the IET Austin Court conference centre in Birmingham on the evening of Friday 11 May.
"Three notable and independent judges joined GTC Council members to view and deliberate on the nominations," said John Tarby, GTC Awards Event Manager.
"The input from Chris Owen (Head of Cameras, The London Studios) as well as Gwyn Evans (colourist) and Alan Roberts (colour scientist) was invaluable and added a new dimension to the judging process."
The judging panel met early March in the BSC Viewing Room at Pinewood Studios to view the 21 nominations across nine categories as sent in by peer cameramen who are GTC members.
Chris Owen, who chaired the judging panel, said after the judging: "If there was one difficulty we had in supporting some of the nominations, it was the evidence in front of us after the pictures had been heavily edited and effects added to the end result, which may not have shown the true camerawork fully at its best."
Shortlist of possible GTC Awards for Excellence recipients:
Above Suspicion: ITV
Camera crew: Nigel Willoughby
Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall: BBC1
Camera crew: Camera Supervisor Ben Frewin and crew
The Big Climb: BBC2
Camera crew: Entire team of climbing cameramen
Newsnight - Brain Science, by Susan Watts: BBC2
Lighting Camera: Justin Mills
Casualty: BBC1
Steadicam: Dave Morgan
Frankenstein's Wedding – 'Live in Leeds': BBC3
Camera Supervisor: Martin Hawkins
Grand Rapids LipDub - New world record: Grand Rapids local tv/Youtube
Director of Photography: Andrew Tingley and crew
Horizon: What is Reality?: BBC2
Lighting Camera: Toby Wilkinson
The Killing, Series 2: BBC4
Director of Photography: Rasmus Arridilt
Land Girls: BBC1
Jimmy Jib Operator: Bernie Totten
The Mountain: Youtube/Vimeo
Photography: Terje Sorgjerd
My Life as a Turkey: BBC2
Camera: Mark Smith and David Allen
Not Going Out: BBC1
Camera Supervisor: Tony Keene
Outnumbered, Series 4: BBC1
Camera: Martin Hawkins (DOP and A camera) & Peter Welch (B camera)
Return of the Lost Boys of Sudan: BBC2
Camera: Nick Read
Rigoletto by Verdi: BBC2
Director of Photography: Vittorio Storaro
Royal Wedding - Westminster Abbey: BBC1
Camera Supervisor: Neil McLintock
Seagull Stole GoPro, ABC News-YouTube clip
Aerial camera: uncredited seagull
Camera operator: Lukáš Karásek
Tour de France - Stage 19: ITV4
Aerial camera crew
Wild at Heart, Episode 5, Series 6: ITV
Camera Operator: James Frater
Wimbledon 2011 – X-mo work: BBC1 and BBC2
Camera: Steve Gray
Nominees for GTC Seal of Approval:
ARRI Alexa camera (ARRI)
Nikon to Sony F3 Adaptor (MTF Services)
EasyRig 2.5 & Cinema 3 camera support (Johan Hellsten)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

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