The BAFTA Television Craft Awards took place on Sunday 23 April. Cinematographer, Director & Creative, Chas Appeti won the award for Photography & Lighting in Fiction for Amazon Prime series: Jungle, a series centring on the British rap and drill scenes. Created and executive produce by Nothing Lost, Junior Okoli and Chas Appeti, who were both featured on Variety’s Ten Europeans to Watch list 2022, with Okoli also directing the series.
Made up of six episodes, and set in a semi-futuristic inner city London and tells the overlapping stories of several strangers overcoming various struggles. The visionary and groundbreaking use of the music, encouraged by the storytelling qualities of the genres lyrics, allows dialogue to morphs into rap with characters spitting bars over drill beats.
The U.K.’s top rap and drill artists feature in the series, including Tinie Tempah, Big Narstie, Unknown T, Jordan McCann, Jaykae, IAMDDB, Double Lz, M24 and more.
Fonic provided ADR, voice over records and foley record and edit across the series.