BAFTA in Wales, BAFTA Cymru, announced the nominations for the BAFTA Cymru Awards 2023, honouring excellence and celebrating creative talent across film and television in Wales.

Nominations for all 22 competitive categories spanning craft, performance and production are unveiled, with the winners to be announced at the Cymru Awards ceremony on 15 October.

The highlights are:

  • Seven nominations for Y Sŵn [shot by Bryan Gavigan, nominated for BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTING: FICTION]
  • Five nominations for Stori’r laith
  • Four nominations for Greenham
  • Three nominations for Chris a’r Afal Mawr
  • Three nominations for Television Dramas His Dark Materials, The Lazarus Project and The Pact.
  • Five first time BAFTA Cymru nominees in the performance categories including, Graham Land, Katie Wix, Owain Arthur, Rakie Ayola and Taron Egerton.

As previously announced, the Siân Phillips Special Award, one of BAFTA Cymru’s highest accolades, has been awarded to Welsh actress Rakie Ayola. See press release here.

Explore the full list of nominations for the 2023 BAFTA Cymru Awards here and share it on social with the hashtag #BAFTACymruAwards.