In 2016 the British Association of Film and TV Screen Studies (BAFTSS) awarded Pratap a BAFTSS Practice Research Award for Justine, and the film was also awarded a Best Shorts (USA) merit award in 2014.
The Race In the Media (RIMA) Award in the TV Factual category, (2001) as co-director with Roger Mills of the four part series “New Model Army”. “Playing Model Soldiers”, film 2 of the series, which he wrote and directed, was selected for festivals at the National Museum of Film and Photography, the Blackscreen Film Festival and the Watershed Cinema. Films 1 & 2 were shortlisted for the 2001 Grierson Award.
“Gardeners In Eden” which he co-directed (as part of the BBC series “Africa’s Big Game”) won Best of Festival in the Missoula Environmental Film Festival, 1996.
In 1992 he was runner-up in The Observer newspaper’s Young Travel Writer awards for his account of a journey through the newly independent state of Kyrghyzstan.
In 1988 he won a German Embassy journalism award for his examination of Berlin’s education of migrant Turks.
|2016||Awarded UAL Teaching Scholar (2016-18)|
|2015||Elected Vice-Chair of UK National Teaching Fellows’ Association|
|2013||Higher Education Academy, UK. National Teaching Fellowship Award (NTFS)|
|2012||University of Arts London (UAL) teaching award for contribution to key strategic vision of UAL including writing & leading new MA in Documentary Film|
|2016||British Association of Film and TV Screen Studies (BAFTSS) Practice Research Award|
|2010||AHRC Network Grant, as co-investigator of bid to develop Moving Image Research Network, culminating in the launch of a new peer-reviewed academic journal; Moving Image Research Art Journal (MIRAJ, launched April 2012)|
|2010||The University of the Arts Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN), Associate Award for film development.|
|2009||Pedagogic Research Funding for developing new MA curriculum, UAL|
|2007||Small Grant, funding for The Botanist film installation, UAL|
|1992||“The Observer” Young Travel Writer award for investigation “Lake Issyk Kul”|
|1988||German Embassy Journalism Prize for writing on race and education in Berlin.|
For PUBLIC SERVICE:
|2009||Art Works People Award, ‘for contributing to the success of work in widening participation’.|