Considering the importance of the topics and anticipating an overwhelming response from Television Programme Producers, the deadline for programme submission of the World TV Awards is now extended to Monday 25th April 2016, which will be the final deadline.

Criteria & Entry forms are available under "Form & application"

Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) organised a one-day regional workshop on Management and Digitisation of Audio-Video Archives. The participants were from radio and television organisations, with experience in archiving of audio and video contents. The workshop was held on 29 February 2016 prior to the ABU Digital Broadcast Symposium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

AIBD is pleased to announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran will host the 42nd Annual Gathering / 15th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings. The event will be held in Tehran, Iran from 25 to 27 August 2016.

The venue for GC 2016 will be the Ibn Sina Hall of the IRIB International Conference Center. The official hotel for the event will be the Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel. AIBD will inform delegates regarding the hotel room rates in due course.

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AIBD is pleased to announce the opening of call of entry for the AIBD Awards 2016. We are pleased to present this opportunity to all AIBD members and affiliates. Supported by AIBD, this competition will provide the opportunity for television and radio producers to receive international recognition for their work.

The Awards are open in the following two categories:

The Online registration for the Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2016, to be held from 24 to 26 May 2016 in Incheon, Korea is now officially open. Please register using the link here.

The URTI organises, with the support of UNESCO and the entirety of the international audiovisual organisations, the International Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary.

Four prizes will be given, among which the URTI Grand Prix (Arman Trophy) awarded to the director of the best documentary with a 500 dollar reward.

The rules and the registration form can be obtained by simple request addressed to:

Deadline for sending entries: Sunday, May 1st 2016.