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 Award recipient.
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.