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Three nominations for Y Gwyll / Hinterland in international drama awards

14/11/2014

The thrilling detective series Y Gwyll / Hinterland, and the marketing campaigns associated with the first series, has been nominated for three awards at the C21 Media International Drama Awards.

Among them is a nomination for S4C's communication and promotions team, who have been nominated for their work raising awareness of the first series of Y Gwyll leading up to the first ever broadcast on S4C in autumn 2013.

The nomination for 'Best consumer marketing campaign for a drama series' recognises the advertising campaigns and awareness raised on various media and news outlets as well as social media.

The series, which is produced by Fiction Factory in partnership with S4C, Tinopolis, S4C Co-production fund and All3Media International Ltd, has also been nominated for 'Best non-English drama series'.

The three nominations are:

• Best consumer marketing campaign for a drama series

• Best non-English language drama (series)

• Best trade marketing campaign for a drama series

The winners will be announced on Thursday 20 November.

Dafydd Rhys, S4C Director of Content, says: “We’re really pleased that we have received this international recognition. For Y Gwyll/Hinterland to be among the finalists in three C21 Media International Drama Awards categories is a reflection of the fantastic quality of this gripping series, and all the hard work and creativity that went into ensuring it has been such a success.

"Congratulations to all those involved in the whole project, as we look forward to the next exciting episode of Y Gwyll/Hinterland exclusively on S4C on the evening of New Year's Day.”

As we look forward to the new one-off special episode of Y Gwyll/Hinterland on S4C on New Year's Day the channel is giving viewers another chance to watch the first series again in full with English subtitles.

Every Sunday night at 10.00pm, you can catch up with all the action and whet your appetite before DCI Mathias and his team return to S4C on 1 January 2015. You can catch up on the episodes online, on demand, on s4c.co.uk/clic

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