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BAFTA Cymru Awards 2022: Nominations announced

7 September 2022

The nominations for the 2022 BAFTA Cymru Awards have been announced.

The best of Welsh film and television to be celebrated at the BAFTA Cymru Awards on Sunday 9 October

The top nominated programmes/films are:

  • Dream Horse leads with five nominations
  • In My Skin receives four nominations
  • CODA, Grav, Mincemeat (On the Edge) and The Pact receive three nominations

TV presenter Alex Jones to return as host for ceremony at St David’s Hall in Cardiff

View the full list of nominations

7 September 2022: BAFTA has today announced the nominations for the BAFTA Cymru Awards, honouring excellence and celebrating talent across film and television in Wales.

This year’s BAFTA Cymru Awards will be back in-person in Cardiff for the first time in two years, with 21 categories spanning craft, performance and production. Alex Jones returns to host the special ceremony at St David’s Hall on Sunday 9 October, and will be joined by a host of stars to announce the winners on the night.  The ceremony will also be available to watch on BAFTA’s YouTube channel.

Highlights from today’s nominations include:

  • Dream Horse (five nominations) - Actor, Feature Television/Film, Make Up and Hair, Photography and Lighting: Fiction, Sound.
  • In My Skin (four nominations) – Actress, Director: Fiction, Television Drama, Writer.
  • CODA (three nominations) – Actress, Director: Fiction, Writer.
  • Grav (three nominations) – Feature/Television Film, Photography & Lighting: Fiction, Writer
  • Mincemeat (On the Edge) (three nominations) – Actress, Breakthrough Cymru, Television Drama.
  • The Pact (three nominations) – Actor, Photography and Lighting: Fiction, Writer

Alex Jones, said: “Not only is it a real privilege and honour to be hosting the BAFTA Cymru Awards once again, but for it to be back this year as a live ceremony is just so exciting. There really is no better atmosphere in which to recognise and celebrate all of the amazing television and film being produced in Wales - huge congratulations to all of the nominees”

Notes to Editors

For all media enquiries regarding the nominations and the ceremony please contact:  Mark Boustead, IJPR 

E: [email protected]

T: 07825 932 931

BAFTA provides a selection of free-to-use press imagery on Sunday 9 October from 19.00 GMT via (terms & conditions for use are included within the link). Additional photography is available here.

Event supporters and partners have been confirmed as AB Acoustics, Acqua Panna, BBC Cymru Wales, Champagne Taittinger, Channel 4, Cuebox, Deloitte, Edge 21 Studio, EE, ELP Broadcast Lighting, Eric James Transport Services, Gorilla, IJPR Cymru, ITV Cymru Wales, Lancôme, Mad Dog 2020 Casting, Mark Jermin, Penderyn Whisky, Radisson Blu, S4C, S.Pellegrino, ScreenSkills, Trosol, Villa Maria and funding and support from Welsh Government via Creative Wales.


BAFTA – the British Academy of Film and Television Arts - is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. 

BAFTA Cymru extends BAFTA’s charitable mission across the UK in support of Wales’ creative communities by highlighting the breadth and success of the production industry in Wales, identifying and supporting the next generation of talent, and bringing the very best work in Welsh film, games and television to public attention globally. The highlight of BAFTA’s events calendar in Wales is the annual BAFTA Cymru Awards, showcasing work that truly reflects the best of the country across film and television, making a difference to those producing creative work as well as those watching it.

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