Announcing the winners of the 2021 Rockie Awards program international competition
Extract from a press release:
The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Rockie Awards International Program Competition. Hosted by Jasmeet Raina, one of Canada’s most popular comedy talents and YouTube personality, the Virtual Edition of the Rockie Awards was broadcast live to celebrate excellence in television and digital content from around the world.
The Rockie Awards International Program Competition is one of the largest awards programs of its kind, judged by an esteemed panel of 150 international industry professionals and spanning all major genres. The Rockie Awards Grand Jury chooses the coveted Grand Jury Prize, selected from the highest rated programs among all nominees.
The competition included 142 nominations from 37 countries, including the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Australia and the Netherlands.
The countries that win the highest honors from the Rockies include:
United Kingdom: 11 awards
United States: 10 awards
Canada: 5 prizes
Australia & France: 4 prizes each
The winners of the international programs competition include:
Drama series: English language
Sid Gentle Films Limited, BBC America (UK)
Comedy series: English language
Berlanti Productions, Yes, Norman Productions, Warner Bros. Television (United States)
I can destroy you
Various Artists Ltd, FALKNA Ltd, HBO (UK)
Drama series: language other than English
Filmlance International AB, SVT, Film Capital Stockholm (SWEDEN)
Comedy series: language other than English
Gaumont, Amazon Studios (ARGENTINA, CHILE, USA)
Live action: children
Epic Films, ABC Australia (AUSTRALIA)
Live action: youth
War stories (Oorlog-Stories)
EO Broadcasting, Stepping Stones Productions (NETHERLANDS)
Competition series and TV games
Leftfield Pictures for History (United States)
Dirty rich and homeless
Blackfella Films, SBS (AUSTRALIA)
Way of life
Love on the spectrum
Northern Pictures, Netflix (AUSTRALIA)
Kelly & Kelly, Al Jazeera Podcasts, Audible (CANADA, QATAR, United Kingdom)
Where’s George Gibney?
Second Captains for BBC Sounds (IRELAND, UK, USA)
History & Biography
Slaves: the lost story of the transatlantic slave trade
Associated Producers Ltd., Cornelia Street Productions, UppiTV, Anonymous Content, EPIX (CANADA, UK)
Cosmos: the possible worlds
Possible Worlds, LLC in association with Fox for National Geographic (USA)
The last dance
Mandalay Sports Media Production, NBAEntertainment, ESPN Films, Netflix (US)
Roald & Beatrix, the curious mouse tail
Hartswood Films, Sky Studios (UK)
Program of the year
Winner: It’s a Sin, Red Production Company For Channel 4 and HBO Max in association with All3Media International (UK)
Rogers Award for Excellence in Canadian Content
Winner: Happily Married (That’s how I love you), Cineflix Media, Casablanca Productions, Ici Tou.tv (CANADA)
The Rogers Prize of $ 25,000 is awarded to the top-ranked Canadian show or property in the Rockies International Show Competition in two rounds of independent jury review.
Winner: Brazen (Culottées), Silex Films, France Télévisions (FRANCE)
The Prix de la Francophonie is awarded to the jury’s highest rated French-language video.
Grand Jury Prize
Winner: I May Destroy You, Various Artists Ltd, FALKNA Ltd, HBO (UK)
The Grand Jury Prize rewards the “best performing” among all the winning entries of the International Rockies Program Competition.
The complete list of the winners of the international competition of the Rockie Awards program.