Nominations are being accepted in ten categories for the 2014 Multicultural TV Leadership Awards, which recognize noteworthy business executives who have contributed to the sustainability and growth of multicultural television.
The Visual Effects Society is now accepting submissions for its annual awards, which recognize the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects, and video games.
The submission deadline is November 22, 2013, with viewing materials to be uploaded between November 11 and November 22, 2013. For more information, including relevant links, please see this Animation World Network article.
Script Pipeline is accepting entries for the 7th Annual Script Pipeline TV Writing Contest, described as having ‘…a single goal: to find the next extraordinary television writer.”
There is what Script Pipeline calls a “Pre-Register Deadline” of December 31, 2013. For more information, please visit this Script Pipeline web page.
The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia is accepting entries for the 2013 Peabody Awards, which honor achievement and meritorious service by broadcasters, cable and Webcasters, producing organizations, and individuals.
The regular entry deadline is January 15, 2014 by 5:00p.m. E.S.T. Late entries will be accepted up to January 22, 2014, with a $100 late fee. For more information, please visit the Peabody Awards web site.
The winners of the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced at a ceremony broadcast live over CBS on Sunday, September 22, 2013. ABC’s Modern Family took honors for Best Comedy Series, while Breaking Bad from AMC won the Best Drama Series award. There was widespread press coverage; this ABC News article has the complete list of winners.
The Population Institute (PI) is accepting entries for its annual Global Media Awards, which recognize those who create an awareness of population and family planning issues through their journalistic endeavors.
The entry deadline is September 27, 2013. For more information, please visit this Population Media Center web page.
CreaTV San Jose is now accepting entries of videos from videographers who live or work in the counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, or Santa Cruz for the 2013 CreaTiVe Awards.
The entry deadline is November 1, 2013. For More information, please see this page of the CreaTV San Jose web site.
New York Festivals® is accepting entries for its 2014 International Television & Film Awards™, which honor the World’s Best TV & Films™.
The entry deadline is October 15, 2013. For more information, including relevant links, please see this Virtual Strategy article.
NewBay Media is accepting entries for its Product Innovation Awards, which honor outstanding product introductions that serve TV, professional video and broadcast/online radio users.
The entry deadline is August 31, 2013. For more information, please see the FAQ page of the NewBay Media web site.
The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), has announced the winners of the 19th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards, which “…recognize original, multi-platform television programming that depicts the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color and best reflects the diversity of the global viewing audience.” For more on these awards and a complete list of winners, please see this Hispanic Business article.
PromaxBDA, an international association of entertainment marketing professionals, has announced the winners of the 2013 PromaxBDALocal Awards, which honor excellence, creativity and innovation in local television promotion, marketing and design.
For a complete list of winners, please visit this PromaxBDA web page.
The winners of the 2013 34th Annual Telly Awards, honoring achievements in commercials and broadcast and web television, have been announced. Links to the lists of winners and other information may be found at this page of the Telly Awards web site.
PromaxBDA, an international association of entertainment marketing professionals, has announced the winners of the 2013 PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design Awards. This PromaxDBA web page has links to both the North American and Global winners’ lists.
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards for achievements in electronic journalism. This RTDNA web page has a complete list of winners, and a link for registration for the awards ceremony, which will be held in New York City on Columbus Day, 2013.
The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), in association with CableFAX: The Magazine, seeks entrants for its EMMA (Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards) competition.
The entry deadline is Friday, July 5, 2013 at 11:59 pm EDT. More information is available at the EMMA Competition web site.
The Hollywood Post Alliance is accepting entries for the 8th Annual HPA Awards, which honor groundbreaking technologies and creative excellence within the post production industry.
Deadline information is as follows: the deadline the creative categories is July 12, 2013, The entry deadline for the Engineering Excellence Award and the Creativity and Innovation Award is June 21, 2013. More information may be found in this CGW article, and at the HPA Awards web site.
The Art Directors Guild has announced that its 18th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards for achievements in production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos will take place on Saturday, February. 8, 2014, at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
For more on this event and these awards, please see this Shoot Online article.
The Ohio News Photographer Association (ONPA) has announced the winners of its Photographer of the Year Awards, with Gus Chan, from The Plain Dealer, as the ONPA Photographer of the Year in the large market division for 2012. The top award in the small market division went to Bill Lackey, from the Springfield News-Sun. More on these awards, with a link to the complete winners list, may be found at the Ohio News Photographer Association web site.
2013 James Beard Foundation awards winners announced
The winners of the 2013 James Beard Foundation awards for books, broadcast, and journalism on food and drink were announced on Friday, May 3, 2013. This Yahoo! News article contains the complete list of winners.
The San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association (SFBAPPA) announced the winners of its 39th Annual News Photography and News Video Competition at the 54th Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 14, at Scott’s Restaurant in Oakland. More on the winners and these awards may be found in this Mercury News article.
The Associated Press Managing Editors are accepting entries for the 2013 APME Journalism Excellence Awards, honoring superior journalism and innovation among newspapers, radio, television, and online news sites in the United States and Canada.
The entry deadline is May 15, 2013. For more information, please see this page of the Associated Press Managing Editors web site.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced that the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards presentation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles, California. These awards honor the crafts behind the many shows on daytime television. More information is available at this page of the NATAS web site.
Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News will present the first-ever Multiethnic TV Leadership Awards at an April 17, 2013 event at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. This Sacramento Bee article has more information on this event, including a link for on-line registration.
AutoVision, the international film and multimedia festival for the automotive industry, is accepting entries in seven main categories: Commercials (TV and Cinema), TV Programs, Websites, Interactive/Multimedia, Informational Films, Product Presentation Films and several categories for Production Arts & Crafts.
Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards call for entries
The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) is accepting entries for the 12th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards, which honor reporting which enhances public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal models leads to scientific and medical discoveries.
The entry deadline is April 15, 2013. Entries in the following categories are welcomed:
- Print – Large Market (national/international)
- Print – Small Market (local/regional)
More information is available at this Foundation for Biomedical Research web page.
Content Marketing Awards call for entries
The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) is accepting entries for its Content Marketing Awards program, honoring the world’s top content marketing efforts in media including print, Web, and video.
The entry deadline is May 24, 2013. For more information and relevant links, please see this PR Newswire article.
2012 Writers Guild Awards winners announced
The Writers Guild of America announced the winners of it 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2013. “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Argo” won for original and adapted screenplay awards, respectively. On the television side, “Breaking Bad” was named Best Drama Series, and “Louie” was honored as Best Comedy Series.
This page of the Zap2It blog has the complete winners’ list.
The National Association of Real Estate Editors is accepting entries for its 63rd Annual NAREE Journalism Competition for real estate and home and design writers and editors. The competition is open to print, web, and broadcast journalists.
The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) seeks nominations from print, broadcast, and Web content providers for its 2012 Science Writing Awards in Acoustics, honoring excellence in the presentation of acoustics-related topics to a popular audience.
The entry deadline is March 15, 2013. For more information, please visit this page of the Acoustical Society of America web site.
Stuttering Foundation’s 22nd Annual Media Awards Competition call for entries
The Stuttering Foundation is accepting entries for its 22nd Annual Media Awards Competition. Print, broadcast, and Web journalists will be honored for reporting that furthers the understanding of this complex disorder.
The entry deadline is April 1, 2013. More information and relevant links may be found in this International Business Times article.
National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism call for entries
The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) is accepting entries for its Best of Photojournalism competition.
The Best of Video Photojournalism (television) category has an entry deadline of Friday, January 25, 2013. Friday, February 1, 2013 is the entry deadline for the other three categories: Still Photojournalism, Photojournalism Editing, and Multimedia Photojournalism. For more information and online entry, please visit this NPAA web page.
The Creative Focus conference is accepting entries from animation artists worldwide for the 2013 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which will be held in Annecy, France June 12-14. Short films, feature films, TV series and specials, and cross-media projects are eligible for submission.
The entry deadline is January 15, 2013. For more information and relevant links, please visit this Annecy web page.
The UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation are accepting entries from business, financial, and economic journalists from print, online, and broadcast media for the 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
Reed MIDEM, organizer of MIPTV and MIPFormats, and Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) have renewed a partnership to sponsor the MIPFormats 2013 International Pitch competition. This world-wide contest is for companies with innovative concepts for new, non-scripted entertainment formats. WBITVP will commit to spending up to €25,000 to develop the winning project.
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) journalism awards call for entries
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is accepting entries for its journalism awards program, which recognizes contributions made by members of the news media in covering emergency medicine issues and educating the public about them. Categories include television (national), television (local), television (cable), newspaper, radio, Internet-based news sites, and magazines.
The entry deadline is January 18, 2013. For more information, please see this page of the ACEP web site.
The RIAS Berlin Commission is accepting entries for the RTDNF (Radio, Television, Digital News Foundation) Awards, honoring excellent reporting on transatlantic issues. The sponsors inform us that “…to qualify a report must have been on a German topic aired domestically in the U.S. or on a U.S. topic aired in Germany, or be another local, national or international story of mutual interest…”
The entry deadline is January 15, 2012. More information may be found at this page of the RTDNA web site.
The Winners of the 4th Annual TASTE Awards have been announced. These awards honor “…the year’s best in Food, Fashion, and Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio.”
A complete list of winners may be found on this page of the TASTE Awards web site.
Matt Groening named WGAW Animation Writers Caucus Writing Award Honoree
Matt Groening, creator of the long-running animation series The Simpsons, has been named WGAW Animation Writers Caucus Writing Award Honoree by the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW). For more on Mr. Groening’s achievements and this award, please visit this page of the Writers Guild of America web site.
The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) is accepting entries for the 2013 NAMIC Vision Awards, which honor original programming content created for television and digital platforms that reflects an increasingly diverse, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural viewing audience.
The entry deadline is January 9, 2013. For more information, please see this page of the NAMIC web site.
The Banff World Media Festival is accepting entries of in international television and digital media content for the 2013 “Rockies” awards. A variety of categories cover the genres of Children, Family, and Youth; Entertainment; Documentary; Drama; and Interactive.
The entry deadline is February 22, 2013. For more information, please visit the Banff World Media Festival web site.
7th Annual Hollywood Post Alliance Awards winners announced
The winners of the 7th Annual Hollywood Post Alliance Awards have been announced, with Dolby Labs Founder and Director Emeritus Ray Dolby receiving the Charles S. Swartz Award for his major impact on the post production industry. A complete list of winners may be found in this Broadcast Newsroom article.
Recipients of 19 development deals, plus winners Critics and Audience Awards and other prizes, have been announced at the New York TV Festival. The NYTVF Pitch competition led to seven development deals. For more on this event, recipients, and awards, please see this Deadline Hollywood article.
The BassAwards, honoring achievement in broadcast design, are accepting entries in three categories: Professional, Best Social, and Best Young Talent.
The entry deadline for Professional is December 31, 2012. The entry deadline for Best Social and Best Young Talent is October 15, 2012. More information is available on the BassAwards web site.
The 64th Primetime Emmys were given out on September 23, 2012, in a ceremony broadcast live on ABC. ABC’s Modern Family once again won the award for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Showtime’s Homeland took honors for Outstanding Drama Series. Possibly the biggest news of the night was the complete shut out of AMC’s Mad Men, which had garnered numerous awards in previous years, and had 17 nominations this year.
A complete list of nominees and winners may be found in this Yahoo! article.
The winners of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced on September 15, 2012, at a ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. These awards cover areas involved in the production of television programs, such as casting, choreography, make-up, hair styling, mixing, editing, art direction, etc. A full list of categories and winners is in this article from tv.broadwayworld.com.
The Population Institute is accepting entries for its 33rd annual Global Media Awards, for articles, books, videos and broadcasts which draw attention to global population issues.
The entry deadline is September 28, 2012. For more information, please see this article at the Population Media web site.
Writers Guild of America (WGA) 2013 Television-Radio Writing Awards call for entries
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is accepting entries of scripts produced under WGA jurisdiction for its 2013 Television-Radio Writing Awards.
The entry deadline is 5:30 PM PDT, Friday, October 12, 2012. More information may be found in the downloadable entry form.
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