NYF TV & Film Awards Adds New Categories for 2017

New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards has celebrated content in all lengths and forms since 1957 and continues to honor exceptional programming being created around the globe.

Annually NYF evaluates the TV & Film Awards competition categories to insure that the competition is relevant and responds to world-wide programming trends and creative/technological advancements within the industry.  For the 2017 competition Executive Director, Rose Anderson has introduced new categories to the competition’s extensive roster. Two Documentary categories are new for 2017:  Heroes, for stories about ordinary people whose acts of heroism or advocacies have touched the lives of people follow and Ecotourism, for stories about responsible travel supporting conservation efforts, wildlife, and appreciation for nature. Best Use of Technology is now included in the Craft categories.

Rose Anderson, Executive Director of New York Festivals Television & Film Awards

“Our expanded categories provide storytellers with the opportunity to be recognized on the global stage by their peers,” said Rose Anderson , “Everything is possible in today’s media ecosystem from new ways of recording to new ways of delivery – all pointing to a more intimate engagement with viewers that makes for a more satisfying creative process.”

These new categories will support world-wide programming trends and will add to last year’s expanded roster which included Climate Change & Sustainability and Music which were added to Documentary/Information Program, and Crime Drama was added to Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program.

The deadline to enter the 2017 Television & Film Awards competition is October 15, 2016. Entry details and competition rules and regulations can be found on the NYF Television & Film Awards website www.newyorkfestivals.com/tvfilm/. To view the complete list of categories click: Here

All Entries in the 2017 New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Films℠  competition will be judged online and screened by New York Festivals Television & Film Awards Grand Jury of 200 plus producers, directors, writers, and other creative media professionals from around the globe.  Nominated Finalists are judged by a blue ribbon panel at the United Nations for the UNDPI Awards. Award-winning entries will be showcased on the NYF Television & Film Awards website. To View the 2016 TV & Film Awards Recap Video please visit: HERE.

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