Venice TV Award - Celebrating the Masterpieces of Television

The international VENICE TV AWARD has been launched as a tribute to TV and will bring national and international recognition for quality content. Submission is open until 15 July.

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The first Venice TV Award is supported by the IMZ, egta and ACT (Association of Commercial TV), and is seen by the City of Venice as a statement that the TV Industry remains active and successful in today’s social media based society. This Award, a tribute to TV Masterpieces, has been started at a time when UHD contributes to the nobility of images and sounds.

Categories are Documentary, News, Light Entertainment, Program Promotion, Branded Entertainment, Sport, Children/Youth, Comedy, Performing Arts, Reality TV, Best Of Technical High Quality, Cross-Platform Programming, Best Series, Best TV Movie.

A Grand Prix is given for the best production.

The International Creative Community believes that Venice has always inspired the best of creativity, and therefore it can be seen as the perfect stage outside the screen. This award also highlights that the TV industry is $260 billion industry worldwide, around 38,500 TV channels in operation.

The Jury at the international VENICE TV AWARD is composed of leading international TV experts, judging the entries of their peers, among them Malin Häger, TV 4 Sweden, President of egta; Anke Greifeneder, Director Original Productions, Turner Central and Eastern Europe; Rohit Gupta, President, Sony Pictures Network India; André Takada, Vice President Creative Services Fox Network; Igor Tavares, Producer TV Globo Brazil; Ute Biernat, CEO UFA Germany Show and Factual, Sapangeet Rajwant Senior Vice President, Viacom18 Media, Lothaire Burg Creative Director, ARTE; director Paul Black and other personalities in the TV industry. The work they select sets the standard for creativity across the industry.

Entries must have been aired for the first time between 1 January 2017 and 20 September 2018.
Deadline: July 15 2018
Submission Fee: 350 Euro, Further Entries: 250 Euro.
Online Entries: Submitted films can be uploaded via the online registration form, Format .mp4.
Language: Productions not produced in the English language must have
• English subtitles or
• overdubbing in English or
• a written synopsis of the entry in English.



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