TV tech-focussed PSNEurope sister title TVBEuropehas reported that its first ever TVBAwards, held last night at the Hilton London Wembley Hotel, were "a resounding success" which celebrated talent throughout the entire broadcast industry.
"Waiting offstage to escort those collecting trophies, I had the opportunity to hear the winners’ responses and reactions – commiseration for their competitors, surprise at their success and excitement for the future of what will hopefully be an annual fixture and highlight in the broadcast industry calendar," writes TVBEurope staff writer Holly Ashford.
Dr David Wood had earlier been announced as the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award, though all other winners were kept a closely guarded secret until last night. For those who weren’t able to attend, a full list of TVBAwards 2014 winners are below.
Achievement in Sound – Nugen Audio, Later…with Jools Holland
Achievement in Post Production – dock10, Happy Valley
Achievement in Systems Integration – Cambridge Imaging Systems, UK Education catch-up TV service
Achievement in Fast Turnaround Broadcast – Elemental Technologies, BBC World Cup live streaming
Achievement in Multiplatform Content – EVS, First multiscreen production and delivery for the FIFA World Cup
Achievement in Legacy Content – RR Media, British Pathé historic archive for YouTube
‘Beyond HD’ Achievement for Excellence in Image Capture – TV2 ASA, Norway, Fly med oss
Achievement in Sports Broadcast – CCTV & Presteigne Broadcast Hire, The Boat Race
Achievement in VFX – Milk VFX, Natural History Museum Alive 3D
Channel 4, Sochi Olympic and Paralympic coverage
Karmarama/Red Bee Media, WWI on the BBC
BAFTA Albert Consortium, Albert+
Dr David Wood
A full write-up of the event will feature in TVBEurope's upcoming November issue, and a selection of photos and videos of winners’ reactions will appear on the TVBEurope website soon.