TV Masterpieces awarded at the
VENICE TV AWARD 2018
Three weeks after the Film Festival, international Jurors met in Venice for the VENICE TV AWARD, supported by egta, ACT (As-sociation of Commercial TV) and IMZ (International Music + Media Centre). Celebrating the masterpieces of TV.
The leading countries were United Kingdom and Germany, each with 2 Gold Trophies. United Kingdom won in Documentary with Mosul (Channel4/Mongoose Production) and in Light Entertainment – Cruising with Jane McDonald (Channel 5). German Winners were 4Blocks in TV Series (TNT Series) and Summer of ’44 – The Lost Generation in Best TV Movie (ARD) produced by Ziegler-film.
Outstanding works were rewarded from United Kingdom, Germany, India, France, USA, China, Singapore, Sweden, Italy, Ireland, Czech Republic, Spain, Austria, Lithuania, New Zealand, Croatia, Australia, Norway, Belgium, The Netherlands, South Africa.
The jury evaluated programmes from around the world in the categories Performing Arts, Documentary, Light Entertainment, Program Promotion, Branded Entertainment, Sport, Children/Youth, Comedy, Reality TV, Technical High Quality, Cross-Platform, New Talent, TV Series, TV Film.
The award is seen as a statement that the TV Industry remains active, successful and creative in a changing Media-Landscape.
Among the jurors Malin Häger, TV 4 Sweden, President of egta; Nicola Caligiore, Rai, Vice-Chairman of the TV Committee, European Broadcasting Union; Anke Greifeneder, Director Original Productions, Turner CEE; Rohit Gupta, President, Sony Pictures Network India; André Takada, Vice President Creative Services Fox Network; Igor Tavares, Producer TV Globo Brazil; Barbara Aparo, Art Director, Fashion TV; Ute Biernat, CEO UFA Germany Show and Factual; Sapangeet Rajwant Senior Vice President, Viacom18 Media; Lothaire Burg, Creative Director, ARTE; Nayo Titzin, Producer, Director, Artistic Director, Master of Art Film Festival.
Full List of Gold Winners
Mosul – FRONTLINE, PBS, Channel 4, United States/United Kingdom – Production: Mongoose Pictures
Carmen – France Televisions, France – Production: Wahoo Production
Cruising with Jane McDonald, Channel 5, United Kingdom – Production: Elephant House Studios
ZombieLars – NRK Super, Norway – Production: Tordenfilm
Employable Me – Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia – Production: Northern Pictures
Bigg Boss 11 – Colors, India – Production: Viacom18 Media
Route Awakening Season3 – National Geographic Asia, China – Production: Sitting In Pictures
Rainbow Warriors – SVT Sweden
PRIMA Krimi Brand Identity – PRIMA TV, Czech Republic – Production: Department for TV PRIMA
TECHNICAL HIGH QUALITY
TV’s AR tactical analysis of FIFA World Cup 2018 – Nova TV, Croatia
De Luizenmoeder – AVROTROS / NPO3, Netherlands – Production: Bing Film & TV BV
4 Blocks – TNT Serie, Germany – Production: Wiedemann & Berg
BEST TV MOVIE
Summer of ’44 – The Lost Generation – ARD, Germany – Production: Zieglerfilm Baden Baden
Wave – Ireland – Production: Assembly