His wife, Sue Vertue, tweeted: "The Moff wins! Hurrah for my husband @steven_moffat who's just won a #Bafta for #Sherlock. Love him!"
In addition, A Scandal In Belgravia garnered TV Craft BAFTAs for Charlie Phillips for Editing: Fiction, and John Mooney, Jeremy Child, Howard Bargroff, and Doug Sinclair for Sound: Fiction. It is a repeat triumph for Phillips, who won the BAFTA TV Craft Award in the same category last year for the Sherlock Series 1 episode A Study In Pink.
The awards ceremony, held to recognise behind-the-scenes professionals in TV production, took place at The Old Brewery in London, and the other winners were as follows:
- Costume Design - Charlotte Walter for Birdsong
- Digital Creativity - Steph Harris, Dan Jones, Sandra Gorel, Adam Gee for Live From The Clinic
- Director: Factual - David Clews for Educating Essex
- Director: Fiction - Hugo Blick for The Shadow Line
- Director: Multi-Camera - Phil Heyes for The X Factor Final
- Editing: Factual - Editing Team for Frozen Planet (To The Ends Of The Earth)
- Entertainment Craft Team - Paul Bussey, Nick Collier, Luke Halls, Annabel Raftery for The Cube
- Make Up & Hair Design - Jacqueline Fowler for The Crimson Petal And The White
- Original Music - Brian Eno for Top Boy
- Photography: Factual - Camera Team for Frozen Planet (To The Ends Of The Earth)
- Photography & Lighting: Fiction - Florian Hoffmeister for Great Expectations
- Production Design
- Sound: Factual - Tim Owens, Graham Wild, Kate Hopkins for Frozen Planet (To The Ends Of The Earth)
- Visual Effects - BlueBolt for Great Expectations
- Break-through Talent: Kwadjo Dajan (co-producer) for Appropriate Adult
- Special Award: Colourist Aidan Farrell for outstanding creative contribution to the industry and his extensive work and accomplishments in this field.
(newslink: BBC News)