NAB Show Partnership & NYF TVF Awards Gala
NYF's strategic partnership with NAB Show made it possible for our 2016 festival to be a multi-day event at the world’s largest media show covering filmed entertainment across all mediums. The awards gala featured award-winning guest presenters from around the globe including prominent media executives, broadcast journalists, talk show hosts, and content creators all representing the multi-faceted media industry.
ESPN achieved prominence earning the title of Broadcaster of the Year, this is the eighth time ESPN has received this honor. The Edge Picture Company was honored for the tenth year in a row with the title of Production Company of the Year. BBC Worldwide Asia received the inaugural Program Promotion Team of the Year Award. Legendary veteran sports executive, live event specialist and Father of FOX Sports, David Hill received the 2016 New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award.
The 2016 Grand Award winners are:
"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" Florentine Films/PBS
"Y Gwyll / Hinterland" Fiction Factory/S4C/BBC/ALL3MEDIA International
"Earth Is Yours” BBC Worldwide Asia
Together with an e-program, these events brought a new level of prominence, interest, and recognition for all of our participants which will continue in the year ahead. The winners, their interviews, and excerpts from their programs will be viewable on our website. The 201 Grand Jury awarded 153 Gold World Medals, 161 Silver, 131 Bronze, and 279 Finalist Certificates from entries submitted from over 50 countries.