Nominees for the 2020 British Academy Television Craft Awards were revealed earlier today and we are thrilled to announce that ‘Chernobyl’ received a nomination in the “Special, Visual and Graphic Effects” category. Congratulations to our TV VFX crew!
Overall DNEG’s TV VFX crew delivered about 550 shots for the mini-series, designing the reactor #4 building inside and out, developing complex destruction and smoke simulations, creating CG vehicles like cars and helicopters, animating crowd, etc. Find out more about the team’s work here, and watch our in-depth behind the scenes videos and VFX breakdown reels.
The show received a Primetime Emmy Award, a VES Award and a Broadcast Tech Innovation Award for Best VFX in 2019. Find out more here.
‘Chernobyl’ is also nominated in several other categories including Costume Design, Director: Fiction, Editing: Fiction, Make Up and Hair Design, Original Music, Photography and Lighting: Fiction, Leading and Supporting Actor, Production Design, Scripted Casting, Sound: Fiction, Writer: Drama and Mini-Series.
Find out more about DNEG’s TV VFX work here.