MUMBAI: New York Festivals International Television &
Film Awards, honoring the World's Best TV & Films, is
calling out for entries.
NYF's TV & Film Awards ED Rose Anderson initiated multiple
updates in this year's competition, among them expanded categories
and a website redesign. Updated categories for 2014 edition
include: Best Nonfiction Series, Best Screenplay, Best Host,
Business & Finance Documentary, Human Concerns Documentary,
Financial & Legal Reporting, Legal Issues Documentary,
Corporate Social Responsibility and Student Online Program.
Speaking on the changing landscape of the television and
film industry Anderson said: "NYF continues to be responsive
to current world-wide creative trends by updating categories
as well as creating new ones. Our competition honors and celebrates
exceptional and imaginative programs created around the globe.
Broadcast, online, exhibition - we welcome all platforms."
The 2014 Television & Film Awards will take place at
the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas on 8 April 2014. This official
partnership with NAB Show, now in its fourth year, showcases
the competition to more than 93,000 media and entertainment
professionals from 156 countries, including more than 1,700
industry press representatives.
2013's Grand Trophy winning entry director of Paul Simon's
Graceland Journey: Under African Skies Joe Berlinger said,
"To receive the Grand Award from New York Festivals International
Television & Film Awards this past year, from such a strong
group of internationally acclaimed nominations was truly a
privilege and memorable moment for me as well as a testament
to the strength and quality of the films and shows being produced
around the globe."
Specialty awards for 2013 included: ESPN USA earned Broadcaster
of the Year, The Edge Picture Company UK was awarded Production
Company of the Year, and Susan Zirinsky, Sr. executive producer
of the CBS News broadcast 48 Hours, was the NYF Lifetime Achievement
The deadline to enter the 2014 Television & Film Awards
competition is 15 October 2013. Entry details and competition
rules and regulations can be found on the NYF Television &
Film Awards website www.newyorkfestivals.com.
All Entries in the 2014 competition will be judged online
and screened by New York Festivals Television & Film Awards
Grand Jury of 200 plus producers, directors, writers, and
other creative media professionals from around the globe.
Winning entries will be showcased on the NYF Television &
Film Awards website.