Program Awards | Call for Entries

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Deadline: July 28
 
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What are the best shows running on screens around the world? Who are the best actors and actresses that make fans tune in on all screens? We want to know!
Entries are now open for the annual Program Awards.

Cablefax is on a mission to find the best of the best regardless of where it originated or how consumers watch it. With over 400 scripted shows available across multiple devices, Cablefax’s Program Awards are the perfect opportunity for all your shows, talent and entertainment icons to shine.

Who Should Enter?
Eligibility Requirements
Categories
How to Enter
Deadlines
FAQs
Sponsorship Opportunities
Contact Information

Who Should Enter

The 2017 Program Awards are open to all studios, producers, TV networks, and web producers. In addition, PR, marketing and publicity firms and other partners are eligible to compete on behalf of their clients.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, the trailer must have been created and/or aired between January 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017. Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it’s not necessary for it to have been completed during the eligibility period.

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Questions: Please contact Mary-Lou french at mfrench@accessintel.com or 301-354-1851.

2017 Program Awards Categories:

Platinum Shows and People

  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Program
  • Best New Program
  • Best Showrunner
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Best of the Best

  • Best Branded Content
  • Best International Content
  • Best Mini-Series
  • Best Opening Sequence
  • Best Online/Mobile Extras for a Linear Show
  • Best Online-Only/Mobile-Only Show
  • Best Video on Demand Program/Special

By Genre: Best Show or Series

  • Animals/Nature
  • Animated
  • Comedy
  • Children’s
  • Documentary
  • Drama
  • Education / Instructional
  • Faith Based / Religious
  • Family Friendly
  • Food
  • Music
  • News
  • Public Affairs
  • Reality
  • Reality Competition / Game Show
  • Regional Program
  • Sci Fi
  • Sports
  • Talk Shows
  • Other: Enter your best in a genre not mentioned above
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By Genre: Best Actor/Actress/Host

  • Animals/Nature
  • Animated
  • Comedy
  • Children’s
  • Documentary
  • Drama
  • Education / Instructional
  • Faith Based / Religious
  • Family Friendly
  • Food
  • Music
  • News
  • Public Affairs
  • Reality
  • Reality Competition / Game Show
  • Regional Program
  • Sci Fi
  • Sports
  • Talk Shows
  • Other: Enter your best in a genre not mentioned above

 

How to Enter

For each entry, provide:

  • Brief summary that identifies objectives, intended audience, and any unique creative elements (max: 100 words)
  • Upload the Trailer or a link to view.  If trailer is posted on a secure website, please provide login information.

Deadlines/Entry Fees

Entry Deadline: July 28, 2017

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Entry Fees
The price of your first entry is $350. If you submit the same entry into multiple categories, the additional fee is $230. Late entry surcharge of $150 per entry. Payment in full must accompany the entry. Entry fees are not refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How are the entries judged?
    We evaluate your entry based on the criteria listed in this awards program, including quality of website, originality, creativity and success.
  • How do I increase my chances of winning an award?
    By providing a succinct summary, video clips, testimonials and other supporting material.
  • When will I be notified about the status of my entry?
    You will be contacted by Cablefax staff regarding the status of your entry only if you are named a finalist in the awards program.
  • Is this awards program affiliated with any industry organizations?
    The Cablefax Program Awards is an independent competition unaffiliated with any other organization. Your entries are held in strict confidence by the judges and Cablefax.

Sponsorship Opportunities

To sponsor Cablefax’s Program Awards, please contact Olivia Murray, omurray@accessintel.com

Questions

Please contact Mary-Lou french at mfrench@accessintel.com.

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