deadline: October 15, 2016
New York Festivals® (NYF) International Television & Film Awards 2017 competition is open for entries.
NYF’s World’s Best TV & Films℠ competition has celebrated content in all lengths and forms since 1957 and continues to honor exceptional programming being created around the globe.
The 2017 Television & Film Awards gala will take place at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 25th, 2017. This is the seventh year that NYF and their official partner, NAB Show, will present the competition to more than 103,000 media and entertainment professionals from 187 countries, including 1,608 industry press representatives, and over 1,800 exhibiting companies.
Annually NYF evaluates the TV & Film Awards competition categories to ensure that the competition is relevant and responds to worldwide programming trends and creative/technological advancements within the industry.
For 2017, the competition has two new Documentary categories:
- Heroes, for stories about ordinary people whose acts of heroism or advocacies have touched the lives of people follow and
- Ecotourism, for stories about responsible travel supporting conservation efforts, wildlife, and appreciation for nature.
Best Use of Technology is now included in the Craftcategories.
To be eligible for the 2017 competition, entries must have been produced, released, exhibited, screened, aired or shown online between 1 September 2015 and 15 October 2016, the final deadline.
All Entries in the 2017 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. Nominated Finalists are judged by a blue-ribbon panel at the United Nations for the UNDPI Awards. Award-winning entries will be showcased on the NYF Television & Film Awards website.
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards 2017 Entry Fees
- Single: $395 USD
- Series: $695 USD
- Student: $75 USD