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TVBAWARDS: One month to go

There is just one month to go until the inaugural TVBAwards, which will be celebrated on Thursday 23 October at the Hilton London Wembley (pictured).

Join your industry colleagues and peers for an evening of glitz and glamour at the TVBAwards gala ceremony to celebrate excellence and achievement throughout the broadcast industry.

Held in partnership with TVBEurope’s sister publication TV Technology Europe, the awards span the sectors of capture, workflow and delivery. There will also be four special awards, including the lifetime achievement award to honour Dr David Wood, former deputy technical director of the EBU.

Our esteemed independent panel of judges has drawn up a list of finalists and the award winners will be announced on the night.

Book your tickets now to find out who will win the prestigious accolades and to secure your table and seats for the ceremony:


Beyond HD Achievement in Image Capture

Fly med oss – TV2 ASA, Norway
One Planet – BBC
Land of the Bears – Les films en vrac
War Horse live in 4K – NT Live and Sony

Achievement in Sports Broadcast

The Match at Mission Hills – U.COM Media
The Boat Race – Presteigne Broadcast Hire
• TV3Sport ViaSat – Primestream
• Ultra e-motion UEFA Europa League Final – Cinevideo

Achievement in VFX

Peaky Blinders – Bluebolt
Natural History Museum Alive 3D – Milk VFX
Atlantis – Lola
Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor – Milk VFX


Achievement in Fast Turnaround Broadcast

• BBC World Cup live streaming – Elemental Technologies
• BT Sport – Aspera
• RTL News: 3D Window into the World – ORAD Hi-Tec Systems
The Storms that Stole Christmas – Pioneer Productions

Achievement in Legacy Content

World War I: The Suicide of Europe – Russia Television and Radio/FERC Sovtelexport
The Epic of Everest – BFI National Archive/Deluxe Digital
• British Pathe historic archive restoration for YouTube – RRSat
• NTV digitisation and archive preservation – Front Porch Digital

Achievement in Multiplatform Content

• Curzon Home Cinema – Easel TV
• BBC World Cup live streaming – Elemental Technologies
• BFI Player – Ooyala
• First multiscreen production and delivery for the 2014 FIFA World Cup – EVS


Achievement in Post Production

• Graham Chapman’s A Liar’s Autobiography – Audio Post Production
Happy Valley – dock10
• ShotPut Pro – Imagine Products
The Honourable Woman – The Farm

Achievement in Sound

Sherlock – Bang Post Production
The X Factor – Gearhouse Production
Happy Valley – dock10
Later… with Jools Holland – NUGEN Audio

Achievement in Systems Integration

• Danish Broadcasting Corporation – DR TS Infrastruktur Mediearkiv
• UK Education catch-up TV service – Cambridge Imaging Systems
• BT Sport – Avid
• ITV Production modernisation – Nativ


Outstanding Broadcast

The Boat Race – Presteigne Broadcast Hire
Natural History Museum Alive 3D – David Attenborough/Colossus Productions
• Sochi Olympic and Paralympic coverage – Channel 4
• Vienna State Opera live streaming – Elemental Technologies

Marketing Award

Doctor Who: Save the Day campaign – BBC/BBC Word Service
• SDI Must Die – Cinegy
WW1 on the BBC – Karmarama/Red Bee
• Hands campaign – Phabrix

Sustainability Award

• Albert + – BAFTA Albert Consortium
• SHOWroom: streaming the future today – St Poelten University of Applied Sciences
• ALTO-II Archive and Content Library – Disk Archive Corporation
Last Call – Zenit Arti Audiovisive

(Melanie Dayasena-Lowe)