World Awards

THE WORLD TELEVISION AWARDS

With the aim of recognising the crucial role played by media in promoting the awareness of the audience on major issues such as cultural diversity, religious understanding, tolerance and peace, the World TV Award was initiated in 2004 under the Category Humanity.  "Religious Understanding" and "Conflict Resolution" were the initial topics.  In 2013, these were replaced by "Natural Disaster" and "Children's Rights". The major sponsor for this category is the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU).

In 2011, AIBD launched the World TV Award, Category Science & Environment in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

The World TV Awards are open to broadcasters worldwide from public, private sector and freelance producers.

The final jury session of the World TV Awards 2016 took place on 28 and 29 April 2019 at the AIBD office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The first day was dedicated to the Humanity Award selection, following the next day by the Science/Environment category.

Mr John Maguire, Director of International Relations and Cooperation of France Médias Monde (FMM), France chaired the international jury.

World TV Awards 2016, jury session

The other members of the jury were:

  • Ms Marini Ramlan, General Manager, Content Innovation & Digital, Primeworks Studios, Malaysia.
  • Mrs Roziah Naam, Principal Assistant Director, Strategic Planning Department, Radio Television, Malaysia.
  • Mr Kalle Furst, Consultant for NRK and Director of Furst & Father, Film and TV Ltd, Norway.
  • Ms Juliette Vivier, Deputy Director, CMC Vietnam - Hiventy Group, Vietnam

The presentation of the World TV Awards will be held during the Asia Media Summit in Incheon, Korea, from 24 - 26 May 2016, a global gathering of broadcasters. The names of the winners and the runners-up will be officially announced on the 25 May 2016.

This year, a showcasing of selected entries will be also presented during the summit for both categories (Humanity and Science/Environment).

The World TV Awards 2016 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Radio Television Malaysia (RTM), Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU), France Médias Monde.

Ms Marini Ramlan, Mrs Roziah Naam, Mr Kalle Furst, Mr John Maguire,

Ms Juliette Vivier, Ms Geraldine Mouche (from left to right)

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"

AIBD in collaboration with its global partners presents the World Television Awards 2016.

The World TV Awards are open to all broadcasters in Asia, Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North & South America from public, private sector and freelance producers.

“The Winner Prize” consists of US$ 5,000.00 cash, a trophy and a certificate presented by AIBD per Award category.

For 2016, the two World TV Awards categories are:

  • Category Humanity for the Best TV Documentary on "Promoting Children's Rights"
  • Category Science/Environment for the Best TV Programme on "Encouraging Environmental Protection"

Winners will be presented with their Awards during the Asia Media Summit to be held in Incheon, Korea from 24 - 26 May 2016, a global gathering of broadcasters.

The deadline for programme submission is 1st April 2016.

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

The World TV Awards 2016 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) and Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU), France Médias Monde.