Venice TV Award: Call for entries

The VENICE TV AWARD 2021, supported by the IMZ, is now accepting entries! IMZ Members receive a 25% discount for the first entry.

  • Venice TV Award | Copyright: © shutterstock / VTVA

    Venice TV Award © shutterstock / VTVA

We believe that the best work deserves to be awarded, honouring the companies and individuals responsible for the creation of the finest work on TV.

The award is seen as a statement that the TV Industry remains active, successful and creative in a changing Media-Landscape and underlines the continued global appeal of TV. It brings us together. It comforts and connects. It also lets escape. Even in turbulent times, shows are keeping us informed and entertained.

Gold Medals and Nominees will be awarded in 16 categories. Among them: Performing Arts (Music, Theatre, Dance) featuring Stage Recordings, Documentaries or Best Of Technical High Quality.

Deadline: 30 June
Eligibility: 1 January 2020 - 20 September 2021
Winner Announcement: End of September

The jury panel is made up of around 30 experts, among others: Sonia Rovai - head of scripted production at Sky Italia; Rohit Gupta - president at Sony Pictures Network India; André Takeda - Vice President Creative Services Disney; Sasha Breslau, Head of Content Acquisitions, ITV; Lothaire Burg, Coordinateur auprès de la Direction de production, Directeur créatif, ARTE; Michael Gray, Producer, BBC; Bonolo Modisakwane, Account Executive Content Distribution, ViacomCBS Networks Africa; Nayo Titzin, Producer, Director, Artistic Director.

The Nominees will be pre-selected online and the jury in Venice will judge and discuss the awarding of the Gold Medals. The award brings national and international recognition for quality content.

Submissions and information:



Ballaké Sissoko & the Kora

Auditorium Films

We follow musician Ballaké Sissoko on a journey to discover the mythical and historical origins of the kora.

Met Stars live in concert with Anna Netrebko

Clasart Classic

Anna Netrebko performs an extraordinary recital at Vienna’s Spanish Riding School for the Metropolitan Opera’s MET STARS LIVE IN CONCERT series.

Secure a future for cultural life in Europe

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Following the open letter published by 110+ pan-European networks on 30 October 2020 “Make culture central in the EU recovery”, the group reiterates their call to the national governments and the European Commission.

Pavarotti in Hyde Park

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Luciano Pavarotti‘s 30th-anniversary concert in Hyde Park - a selection of his favorite arias to observe 30 years of a sterling career.


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