EDINBURGH TV AWARDS 2018

Entries are now open for the Edinburgh TV Awards

The Edinburgh TV Awards, are now open for entry, with an exciting number of new categories,

In their 17th year, the highly-coveted awards form one of the highlights of the TV Festival calendar, bringing out the TV industry’s glitterati, as well as showcasing the outstanding talent, and incredible breadth of genres and creativity that broadcasters and production companies produce year after year.

This year the number of categories open for submissions have expanded allowing the TV festival the opportunity to recognise more genres and applaud the high-standard of originality.

Below are all the categories which are now open for submission.

Please note the all entries must relate to the period between April 1 2017 and March 31 2018.

Deadline for all entries is Friday 11 May

CHANNEL OF THE YEAR

This award will go to the best mainstream channel that offers a range of high-quality content across several genres.

£450 fee (+vat) per entry

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BEST SPECIALIST CHANNEL

This award will go to the best specialist channel that offers a range of high-quality content across a specific genre or theme.

£450 fee (+vat) per entry

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PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

The award will go to an indie that could be a specialist at the top of their game or a company that has produced a range of top-quality content for a number of different channels.

£250 fee (+vat) per entry

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BEST UK DRAMA

This award will go to an outstanding UK drama – whether a standalone one-off piece; a short mini-series or a full series.

£100 fee (+vat) per entry

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Best International Drama Series

This award will go to a series that has been a standout hit in two or more territories and judges will be looking for an original script, high production values and outstanding performances.

£250 fee (+vat) per entry

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Best Documentary Programme

This award will go to the outstanding Documentary Programme of 2018 - whether a standalone one-off piece; a short mini-series or a full series

£100 fee (+vat) per entry

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Best Popular Factual Series

This award will go to an outstanding Popular Factual Series. This will go to series which make popular factual entertaining and tackle broad issues that become a talking point within the nation.

£100 fee (+vat) per entry

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Best Entertainment Series

This award will go to an outstanding Entertainment Series. It is open to an original new concept or an established series which can be described as being at the top of its game.

£100 fee (+vat) per entry

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Best Comedy Series

This award will go to an outstanding Comedy Series. It is open to an original new concept or an established series which can be described as being at the top of its game.

£100 fee (+vat) per entry

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Best Breakthrough Talent

This award recognises emerging talent on-screen in either scripted or unscripted programming who have had standout success in the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

£100 fee (+vat) per entry

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2017 Winners & Nominees

See full list here

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