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All individual award winners will receive free passes for the Edinburgh TV Festival 2019, 3 nights’ accommodation in Edinburgh and the support of the Edinburgh TV Festival Talent Schemes team and selected partners for a full year.

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The Victor Adebodun Debut Director Award

This award is for directors who have received their first professional TV credit in 2019. Episodes must have been first transmitted in 2019 on broadcast TV or made available on a major streaming service or web broadcaster available in the UK. Entrants must be credited as the director.

Named in honour of the late Victor Adebodun. Victor was an alumnus of the Festival’s Ones to Watch Scheme and presented the 2018 Debut Director Award. Victor was a talented director, creative leader and managing director of Purple Geko, an award-winning production company.

 

Debut Writer Award

For writers who have received their first professional TV credit in 2019. Episodes must have been first transmitted in 2019 on broadcast TV or made available on a major streaming service or web broadcaster available in the UK. Entrants must be credited as the writer.

Debut Presenter Award

For presenters who have received their first professional TV credit in 2019. Episodes/ segments must have been first transmitted in 2019 on broadcast TV or made available on a major streaming service or web broadcaster available in the UK.

Future Presenter Award

Awarded to an aspiring presenter with strong potential. Entrants should already have some presenting experience e.g a YouTube channel, student or community TV hosting

Test Card Pilot Award

Supported by The Farm

Awarded to an individual or team for an un-commissioned, non-TX pilot completed in 2019. Submissions can be scripted or unscripted.

All3Media New Drama Script Award | All3Media New Comedy Script Award

Awarded for a drama and comedy TV script by unproduced, unrepresented writers.

Stage to Screen

Awarded to a stage production with rich potential for TV adaptation.

Submissions must have been performed in the UK on more than four occasions in 2019 and performed exclusively by the writer.

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