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Banff Television Festival Rockie Awards


Deadline: The final deadline for 2014 Awards was March 21, 2014.

Eligibility: Programs were eligible for the 2014 Rockies Program Competition if the entrys first release date was between January 1st, 2013 and March 31st, 2014. The winners from each of the 27 categories advance to a next-tier competition for the Best Of Genre Awards. The winners of the Best Of Genres compete for the Jury Grand Prize. Traditional broadcast on television or online, direct to DVD, and release on video-on-demand are considered. Entries must be in the English language OR have English subtitles OR have dialogue dubbed in English. SUBTITLES are preferred.

Value: Producers of programs judged best in each of the categories will receive replicas of "The Banff Rockie," an original polished bronze sculpture created by Alberta artist Roy Leadbeater. An International Jury will select 2 Special Jury Award Winners, the Global Television Grand Prize Winner, an award which comes with $50,000 cash for the winning producer. NHK is awarding $25,000 to the Best HDTV entry (NHK President's Prize.) The international jury will decide category prizes and all other awards. Those who have programs chosen as nominees, and those who have programs selected for non-competitive screenings, will receive appropriate certificates of recognition suitable for framing.

Contact: Henry Wong

Banff Television Foundation
1350 Railway Ave.
Canmore, AB T1W 3E3
Phone: 416-921-3171 x 239
E-Mail: hwong@achillesmedia.com
Website: http://www.banffmediafestival.com

Description: The Banff Television Festival is an annual, international, competitive event dedicated to the recognition and celebration of excellence in television programs.

Further Details: Fees are $300 CAD + applicable taxes.

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