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Sex Traffic dominates TV awards
Sex Traffic
Sex Traffic followed two kidnapped sisters forced into the sex trade
Channel 4 drama Sex Traffic has dominated this year's Bafta Craft Awards with six prizes.

It was honoured in editing, make up, sound, photography, production design and music categories.

Drama The Long Firm and documentary The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off won two prizes each at the London award ceremony.

Attendees and presenters included Michael Palin, David Gray, Catherine Tate, Amanda Donahoe, Joan Armatrading, Richard Briers and Gerald Scarfe.

In its sixth year, the craft awards ceremony was hosted by Dead Ringers' Jon Culshaw at London's Dorchester hotel on Sunday.

Sex Traffic, first screened last October, was a two-part drama following two Moldovan sisters who were kidnapped and taken to London where they were forced into prostitution.

The Long Firm
Mark Strong starred as gangster Harry Starks in The Long Firm
Editor Mark Day won the fiction/entertainment prize, Caroline Noble took home the make up and hair design award, and Jane Tattersall, David McCallum, Lou Solakofski and Simon Okin won in the sound fiction/entertainment category.

Sex Traffic was also recognised in the photography and lighting category, won by Chris Seager. Candida Otton picked up an award for production design and Jonathan Goldsmith won best original TV music.

Gangster drama The Long Firm, best on the best-selling novel by Jake Arnott, took home Baftas for costume and graphic design.

The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, documenting the final months of a man who suffered from the genetic condition Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), earned a director's award for Patrick Collerton and an editing prize for Nick Fenton.

Documentaries Venice: Death, The Genius of Mozart, Battlefield Britain and Dirty War, comedy The Smoking Room and children's show Five Children and It were also honoured.

The British Academy Special Award was presented to producer and director Michael Hurll, whose production credits include Blind Date and The Two Ronnies, in recognition of his contribution to the TV industry.


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