CHRIS CROOKALL BFE AWARD & MICHAEL JOHNS BFE AWARD

Chris Crookall Award for Breakthrough Editor (sponsored by Salon Post)

Chris Crookall was a younger BFE member who was enjoying an outstanding career before passing away in 2020. This award, in his name celebrates emerging editors who have made outstanding achievements in the past 12 months. The finalists have demonstrated exemplary qualities be that in documentary or in drama.

 


The Chris Crookall award nominations close on April 18th at 6pm. Please note that this is an earlier deadline to the rest of the BFE awards voting. You can choose to nominate for the Chris Crookall Award and then wait till later to pick your favourites in the other categories. When entering please include a short paragraph about why you are nominating and contact details for the nominee.    

 

A shortlist of five finalists will be agreed by a panel of BFE governors. The five finalists for the Breakthrough Editor Award will be announced on April 26th. The winner of the Chris Crookall Award will be chosen by a jury. This year the Breakthrough Editor Award jury will be chaired by Trace Taylor BFE. The jury will base their decision on interviews with the finalists and with their nominators.

Michael Johns award for Best Assistant Editor  (sponsored by Ability Academy)

Michael Johns was a long time governor of the fore-runner to BFE, who sadly passed away in 2020. Throughout his long career, he was passionate about helping and promoting people in the industry, regardless of genre.  This award celebrates those in the cutting room who are not usually heard, but without them, no film or show would ever be made.  


The Michael Johns award nominations close on April 18th at 6pm. Please note that this is an earlier deadline to the rest of the BFE awards voting. You can choose to nominate for the Michael Johns’ Award and then wait till later to pick your favourites in the other categories. When entering please include a short paragraph about why you are nominating and contact details for the nominee.   

A shortlist of five finalists will be agreed by a panel of BFE governors. The five finalists for the best assistant award will be announced on April 26th. The winner of the Michael Johns Award will be chosen by a jury. The jury will base their decision on interviews with the finalists and with their nominators.