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CELEBRATING THE MASTERPIECES OF TELEVISION

The VENICE TV AWARD is supported by egta, ACT (Association of Commercial TV) and IMZ (International Music + Media Centre). It will bring national and international recognition for quality content and is seen as a statement that the TV Industry is active, creative and successful. Celebrating the masterpieces of TV.

Following the arrival of streaming services, TV programming has undergone a massive shift, spurred on by consumer demand and leaving the global industry to react in kind. ”The quality of television programming today is better than ever through dedicated work by talented people and new ways to communicate. I am pleased that the Venice TV Award recognizes this“, said Sonia Rovai, Head of Scripted Production, Sky Italia.

Focused on high quality content the competition is open to broadcasters, cable networks, online platforms, production companies. It will bring national and international recognition. Awards are a currency.

The VENICE TV AWARD prominent jury members are well known personalities in the world of film and TV.

WE BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF INSPIRATION

The VENICE TV AWARD was launched as a tribute to television at a time when broadcasting is being challenged by other media, increasing national and international recognition for both producers and broadcasters who create high quality output. The City of Venice views it as a statement that the television industry remains active and successful in today’s social media based society. The VENICE TV AWARD believes that in a changing media landscape, television has more impact than ever, and shares the conviction that the award inspires excellence in creativity. The award highlights the fact that television is a $260 billion industry worldwide, has around 38,500 TV channels in operation, and reaches 1.6 Billion households worldwide.

A PLATFORM FOR NEW TALENT

Young creatives from around the world have a platform at the Venice TV Award, as we want to give new talents an opportunity to show their work to leading international TV experts in the category New Talent.

 

TOGETHER. WE ARE PROUD TO BE TV.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR VENICE TV AWARD

Open for Entries

31 March, 2020

Deadline

30 June 2020

Winner Announcement

End of September

„It is exciting to recognize innovation and storytelling at the highest level. The promising future of television must be promoted.“

Malin Häger

TV4 Sweden
President of egta

„The quality of television programming today is better than ever through dedicated work by talented people and new ways to communicate. I am pleased that the Venice TV Award recognizes this.“

Sonia Rovai

Head of Scripted Production
Sky Italia

„The shows competing for the award clearly underline the high quality of TV productions and the creativity of the TV industry. Also, it is very impressive to see the international diversity – there are high quality shows from a wide range of territories.“

Dr. Markus Schäfer

CEO All3Media Germany and The Netherlands
Board Member
Allianz Deutscher Produzenten – Film & Fernsehen e.V

„The Venice TV Award celebrates our love and our passion of television.“

Rohit Gupta

President
Sony Pictures Network
India

„The award is seen as a statement that the TV Industry remains active, successful and creative in a changing Media-Landscape.“

Michael Pacina

Creative Director
Prima TV
Czech Republic

„The Venice TV Award is celebrating the power of creativity as a force for business, for change and for good.“

Franz Prenner

CEO Canneslions International Advertising Competition, the world´s biggest Festival of Creativity – 2003

Board member since 1999 and President of egta EGTA (European Group of Television Advertising) 2011 – 2016, Actual Honorary President

Board Member VENICE TV AWARD

The International Venice Television Award is supported by egta, ACT and IMZ.