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New York Festivals Television & Films Awards is Open for Entries

NYF Launches Esports Category and Expands Corporate Image

New Categories for 2019 include Human Rights Documentary, Digital Short-Form Music Video, Telenovela Promotion, Brand Image, CSR Not-for-Profit, Branded Content, Attitudinal Training, Branded Content Documentary, Student Documentary, Public Relations & Social Engagement

New York Festivals® World’s Best TV & Films℠ competition open for entries. Since 1957, NYF’s International Television & Film Awards competition has honored storytelling across all platforms and continues to honor exceptional content being created around the globe. 

“Every year, we evaluate and update our categories to stay current, and this year we have added categories across new content areas and expanded recognition for brand image campaigns,” said Rose Anderson, VP/Executive Director of NYF Television & Film Awards. “We welcome storytelling across all platforms including all genres for all types of audiences.”

Esports coverage is growing exponentially on a global level and NYF’s inaugural Esports categories include: Esports Journalism, Esports Reporter, Esports Coverage, Esports Competition Newscast, Esports Special, and Digital Short-Form Esports.

Brand image creates recognition and NYF’s Corporate Image categories provide exceptional opportunities to recognize innovative storytelling that showcases a company’s vision, core policies, and public facing identity. Newly expanded Corporate Image categories for 2019: Brand Image, Digital Short-Form Branded Entertainment, Branded Content, Attitudinal Training, Branded Documentary Film, CSR Not-for-Profit, Employee Engagement, Public Relations & Social Engagement.

Additional categories added to the robust roster include: Telenovela Promotion, Digital Short-Form Music Video, Human Rights Documentary, Student Documentary.

The 2019 Television & Film Awards gala will take place at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 9th, 2019. For the ninth consecutive year NYF and their official partner, NAB Show, will present the TV & Film Awards to the more than 102K+ attendees from 160 countries and 1,700 exhibitors, all with a combined purchasing power of $20.5 billion.

In 2018, five distinguished entries were honored with Grand Awards: “Jane” (National Geographic); “Diana: In Her Own Words” (1895 Films); “Mosul” (Frontline PBS /C4/ Mongoose Pictures); “Yamazaki Moments” (Dentsu Inc.); and “Genius” (National Geographic).

Greg MacGillivray, Chairman/Director of MacGillivray Freeman Films was recognized with the 2018 New York Festivals® Lifetime Achievement Award.

2018 Industry Awards honored Al Jazeera English, Qatar, as Broadcaster of the Year Award; The Edge Picture Company, UK, as Production Company of the Year Award; and Movistar+, Spain as Program Promotion Team of the Year Award.

The deadline to enter the 2019 Television & Film Awards competition is October 15, 2018. Entry details and competition rules and regulations can be found on the NYF Television & Film Awards website www.newyorkfestivals.com/tvfilm/. To view the complete list of categories, please click: Here

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