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 major sponsor for this category is the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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

AIBD is pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of the World Television Awards 2015:

CATEGORY HUMANITY for the Best TV Documentary on "Dealing with Natural Disaster"

  • Winner: "Pagbangon" directed by Angeli Guidaya-Atienza and broadcast by GMA Network, Inc – Philippines
  • Runner-up: "Survival of the Fittest" directed by M.D. Imam Hossain and broadcast by BTV – Bangladesh

CATEGORY SCIENCE / ENVIRONMENT for the Best TV Programme on "Supporting Climate Change Initiative"

  • Winner: "Extreme Weather" directed by Anja Taylor and broadcast by ABC – Australia
  • Runner-up: "Future Forward - Climate Change" directed by Jonathan David Peeris and broadcast by MediaCorp Pte Ltd – Singapore

The final jury session of the World TV Awards 2015 took place 23 and 24 April 2015 at the AIBD office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

World TV Awards 2015, jury session

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

The other members of the jury were:

  • Mr Abdull Hadi Mohd Yusoff, Manager of Magazine & Documentary Unit, Radio Television Malaysia (RTM), Malaysia
  • Dr Elnour Elkaris Ahmed Daffalla, Manager of Documentary Department, National Sudan TV Corporation, Sudan
  • Mr Kalle Furst, Consultant for NRK and Director of Furst & Father, Film and TV Ltd, Norway
  • Ms Shelley McMorrow, Executive Director, Osmosis Production, Malaysia
  • Ms Stéphanie Rabourdin Godbert, Regional Audiovisual Attachée, French Embassy of Singapore

The World TV Awards 2015 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) and Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU).

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 20th April 2015, which will be the final deadline.

The two World TV Awards categories are:

  • Category Humanity for the Best TV Documentary on "Dealing with Natural Disaster"
  • Category Science/Environment for the Best TV Programme on "Supporting Climate Change Initiative"

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

Winners will be presented with their Awards during the Asia Media Summit to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 26 to 28 May 2015, a global gathering of broadcasters.

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

The World TV Awards 2015 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) and Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU).

AIBD in collaboration with its global partners presents the World Television Awards 2015.

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

For 2015, the two World TV Awards categories are:

  • Category Humanity for the Best TV Documentary on "Dealing with Natural Disaster"
  • Category Science/Environment for the Best TV Programme on "Supporting Climate Change Initiative"

Winners will be presented with their Awards during the Asia Media Summit to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 26 - 28 May 2015, a global gathering of broadcasters.

The deadline for programme submission is 1st April 2015.

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

The World TV Awards 2015 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) and Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU).