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).

In 2017, a new topic for the Humanity category was announced: “Combating Poverty”.

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

The winners of the World TV Awards 2018 were announced on the 11 May during the Asia Media Summit which took place in New Delhi, India.

The Award ceremony began with Mr Chang Jin, Director of AIBD and Mr John Maguire, Director of International Relations and Cooperation of France Médias Monde was invited on to the stage. As the Chairperson of the jury for the World Television Awards 2018, Mr John Maguire, explained the selection process of the Awards during the ceremony.

"Journey on Foot - Homewards”, broadcast by KBS1 – Korea and directed by Mr Hang Seok won the Award under Humanity Category for the Best TV Documentary on "Immigration or Migration".

Honorable Minister of State of Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, and the sponsor of this category Mr Abdul Rahim Suleiman, Director General, Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), jointly presented a trophy and certificate to Mr Hang Seok.

"Blueprint for Survival - NEWater" directed by Ms Mak Ying Kwan and broadcast by Channel NewsAsia (Mediacorp) – Singapore was the winner for the best TV Programme on "Clean Water for Life", under the category Science/Environment.

The Honorable Minister of State of Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, and the sponsor of this category Mr Zhang Yilong, Director, Overseas Business Development, StarTimes jointly presented a trophy and certificate to Ms Mak Ying Kwan.

For each category the winners will receive a cash prize of US$5,000.

The runner-up for the category Humanity was “The Promising Land”, directed by Ta Quynh Tuand broadcast by Vietnam Television - Vietnam.

“Drinking Water ", directed by Artem Petrov and broadcast by JSC Khabar Agency – Kazakhstan was the runner-up for the category Science/Environment.

The World TV Awards 2018 were supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), StarTimes, Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) and France Médias Monde, and organised by Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)

AIBD in collaboration with its global partners presents the World Television Awards 2018.

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 2018, the two World TV Awards categories are:

·         Category Humanity for the Best TV Documentary on "Immigration or Migration"

·         Category Science/Environment for the Best TV Programme on "Clean Water for Life"

Winners will be presented with their Awards during the Asia Media Summit to be held in New Delhi, India, from 10 - 12 May 2018, a global gathering of broadcasters.

The deadline for programme submission is 12th March 2018.

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

The World TV Awards 2018 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM), France Médias Monde and Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD).

 

WTA 2018 Entry Forms

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WTA Criteria Humanity 2018.pdf211.85 KB
WTA Humanity Entry Form 2018.pdf143 KB
WTA Science Criteria 2018.pdf195.82 KB
WTA Science Entry Form 2018.pdf121.27 KB