This year the World Television Awards 2011 winners are:
CATEGORY HUMANITY for the "Best Documentary Contributing to Conflict Resolution":
- Winner: “ALMOST FAMOUS: CLOSE-UP OF THE KATHOEYS” directed by Mark Pestana and broadcast by Channel NewsAsia, MediaCorp Pte Ltd - Singapore...
A lot of local warmth and hospitality from Vietnam await participants of the Asia Media Summit 2011 in Hanoi.
On 23 May 2011, the President of Vietnam Television, Mr. Tran Binh Minh, requests the pleasure of delegates at a welcome reception at 7:00 pm at the Sheraton Hotel, 11 Xuan Dieu, in Hanoi.
Myanmar is planning to set up a national media training college in the coming years to bring up first class talent for radio and television in the country and ASEAN at large.
On April 28th, 2011, at the invitation of Mr. U Winn Maw, Chairman of Forever Group, CEO of MRTV-4 and Adviser of Ministry of Information, Myanmar, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended the Myanmar Media Training College (MMTC) Planning Meeting in Yangon.
AIBD Director Yang Binyuan recently paid a visit to the Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) to contribute for successful preparations of the Asia Media Summit 2012, which will be hosted by Thai PBS in Bangkok May 28-30, 2012. The visit was fruitful as it laid a solid foundation for the preparations of AMS 2012 in Thailand and provided an opportunity for AIBD and Thai PBS to strengthen bilateral cooperation. Director Yang Binyuan also made courtesy calls to ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and UNESCO Bangkok office during the trip.
AIBD’s latest joint venture Mediahub has been introduced at this year’s MIPTV in the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France. The energetic Mediahub team led by its general manager Dimitri Mendjisky, met key broadcasters and production houses from all over the world, of which 34 agreed to become content providers for Mediahub.
China Radio International (CRI) will pursue more initiatives with AIBD and ABU, actively engaging with broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific region to address the challenges of rapidly developing communication technologies and competition from new media platforms.
Preparations for the Asia Media Summit 2011, which will be hosted by the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) in Hanoi from May 23-25, 2011, are going smoothly and Hanoi is ready to welcome delegates from around the world to attend this important intellectual gathering and the biggest media event in Asia-Pacific.
AIBD Director Yang Binyuan paid an official visit recently to Hanoi to contribute for successful preparations of the Asia Media Summit 2011. The visit was very fruitful as it finalized most details of the AMS 2011 and provided an opportunity for AIBD and VOV to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the future.
On 25th March 2011, the members of the AIBD family took the opportunity to wish two colleagues who completed their tenure of office as Programme Managers.
Mr Yang Binyuan, Director of AIBD, thanked the two colleagues Mr P Das, and Ms Juliette Vivier for their excellent contributions to AIBD over the last few years and said, “ We, at AIBD never says goodbye to colleagues who have rendered their services. Once one serves AIBD they will always belong to this small family of AIBD, no matter where they are ”.
He presented each of them with a souvenir and a memoir with the staff members penning their individual wishes and expressing their sentiments.
WORLD TV AWARDS 2011
The World Television Awards are open to all broadcasters in Asia, Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North & South America from public, private sector and freelance producers.
For 2011, the two World TV Awards categories are:
- Category Humanity for the "Best documentary contributing to conflict resolution"
- Category Science/Environment for the "Best programme Protecting Ozone Layer and Combating Climate Change"
The deadline for submission of Abstract is now extended to 25 April 2011.
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