Rockie Awards Program Competition

The Rockie Awards is BANFF’s flagship program celebrating excellence in television and digital content from around the world. Hundreds of television and digital programs compete for a coveted Rockie Award, presented at a ceremony each year at BANFF. With participation from more than 40 countries annually, including an international industry jury of over 100 professionals working in entertainment and media, the Rockie Awards is one of the world’s largest program competitions of its kind.

ANNOUNCING

THE 2018 ROCKIES PROGRAM COMPETITION OFFICIAL NOMINEES

DOCUMENTARY & FACTUAL

Digital Non-Fiction Series

Diarrhoea Diaries
Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle)
Finland

Manufactured Orphans
MCN International Pte Ltd / Channel NewsAsia
Singapore

Renewable
Sticks & Stones / The City of Edmonton
Canada

The Winning Formula
Motion Content Group / Fulwell 73 Productions
UK

Things Not To Say
Mentorn Media / BBC Three
UK

History & Biography Program

Jane
National Geographic Studios / Public Road Productions
USA

L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later
Creature Films / Entertainment One
Canada / USA

Residente
Story House Entertainment
USA

Story of Denmark
Danish Broadcasting Corporation
Denmark

Waco: Madman or Messiah
Raw TV / A&E
UK

Environmental & Wildlife Program

Alaska: A Year in the Wild
Motion Content Group / Tigress Productions Ltd
UK

Deep Ocean: Giants of the Antarctic Deep
NHK/NHK Enterprises in coproduction with National Geographic, ZDF and ARTE
Japan, USA, Germany

Mosquito
Discovery Channel / Yap Films
USA

Savage Kingdom
National Geographic / Icon Films / Natural History Film Unit Botswana
USA

Sled Dogs
CCI Entertainment Ltd / Slater Brody Productions Ltd
Canada

Science & Technology Program

The Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital
BBC Two / Raw TV
UK

First In Human
Discovery Channel / McGee Media
USA

Real, Fake or Unknown?
Wild Dream Films
UK

Surgeons: At the Edge of Life
Dragonfly TV / BBC Two
UK

The Nature of Things: ep. "Ice Bridge"
Yap Films / CBC
Canada

Social & Current Affairs Program

Alicia
NPO / Cerutti Film Productions / VPRO Television
Netherlands

BYE
Productions Déferlantes
Canada

Is Australia Racist?
Joined Up Films / SBS / Screen Australia / Screenwest
Australia

Mission Investigate: Abuse and the UN
SVT
Sweden

The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman
National Geographic / Revelations Entertainment
USA

Crime & Investigative Program

60 Days In
A&E / Lucky 8 TV
USA

Al Jazeera Investigations - The Oligarchs
Al Jazeera Media Network
Qatar

Al Jazeera Investigations - Spy Merchants
Al Jazeera Media Network
Qatar

Storyville- Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web
Raw TV / A&E / BBC Four 
UK

The Queen & Zak Grieve
In Films / The Australian Online & Foxtel
Australia

 

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Animation Program: Other

Antarktika
UFA LAB / Siebensinne Film / Funk
Germany

Dear Basketball
Glen Keane Productions / Granity Studios / Believe Entertainment Group
USA

Interactive Content

Blind Vaysha
National Film Board of Canada
Canada

Bury me, my Love
ARTE France / The Pixel Hunt / Figs
France

Home to Win Digital Strategy
Stitch Media / Architect Films / Corus Entertainment / Bell Fund
Canada

HORIZON
SESQUI Inc / Heritage Canada / Province of Ontario
Canada

Wild Canadian Year
Secret Location / River Road Films / CBC / Bell Fund
Canada

Lifestyle Program

Employable Me
Employable Me Productions Inc / Accessible Media Inc
Canada

Fish the Dish
Gusto Worldwide Media
Canada

It's Suppertime!
VICE Studio Canada / VICE Food LLC Inc
Canada

Shane Delia's Recipe for Life
Essential Media and Entertainment / SBS Australia
Australia

Super Octogenarians
Very! Pte Ltd / Channel NewsAsia
Singapore

Music, Performance, Arts & Variety Program

Etgar Keret, gebaseerd op een waar verhaal /
Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story
NPO / BALDR Film / NTR Television
Netherlands

Interrupt This Program
Noble Television / Productions Emergent II Inc / Story Park Inc
Canada

Rodin: divino # inferno
ARTE France / Les Bons Clients / ARTE and RMN – Grand Palais
France

Still Standing
Frantic Films / CBC
Canada

The Song Keepers
Brindle Films Pty Ltd / Sacred Song Productions SPV Pty Ltd / Indigo Productions
Australia

Reality Program

America's Got Talent
FremantleMedia North America / Syco Entertainment
USA

Sorry About That
Warner Bros. International Television Production Belgium / één (VRT)
Belgium

The Last 24 Hours
De Mensen / VTM
Belgium

Undercover High
A&E / Lucky 8 TV / Learning Tree Productions
USA

What Would Your Kid Do?
Twofour Group / Boomerang
UK

 

CHILDREN & YOUTH

Animation Program

Heads Together!
Viking Film / NPO / VPRO Television
Netherlands

Skylanders Academy
Activision Blizzard Studios, LLC / TeamTO
USA

SpongeBob SquarePants
Nickelodeon Animation Studio
USA

The Highway Rat
Magic Light Pictures / BBC One & ZDF
UK

The Loud House
Nickelodeon Animation Studio
USA

Fiction Series

Beutolomäus and the Real Santa
Der Kinderkanal von ARD und ZDF / WunderWerk GmbH
Germany

Grandpa's Great Escape
Happy Bert Ltd / BBC One
UK

The Next Step
Radical Sheep Productions, a division of Boat Rocker Studios / Family Channel
Canada

Zenith
NPO / Lemming Film / VPRO Television
Netherlands

ZombieLars
Tordenfilm AS / NRK
Norway

Non-Fiction Series

CANAdooDAday
HeartHat Entertainment / CBC
Canada

Furze World Wonders
9 Story Media Group | Brown Bag Films / YouTube
Canada

Giver
Sinking Ship Entertainment
Canada

Inside My Head: A Newsround Special
CBBC Productions / CBBC
UK

The Girl with the White Skin
NPO / EO/IKON Television
Netherlands

Interactive Content

Danger Mouse Ultimate App
CBBC/CBeebies / BBC Children’s Interactive In-House / Goodboy Digital
UK

MaXi Comics Creator
Frima Studio / Groupe Média TFO
Canada

Mila's Vlog
Gloob / Conspiração Filmes
Brazil

Santa Tracker
zone·tv™
Canada

www.opieshome.tv
marblemedia / TVOKids
Canada

Preschool Program

Daisy & the Gumboot Kids
Imagine Create Media / CBC Kids
Canada

Go Jetters
CBeebies Productions / CBBC
UK

Sesame Street
Sesame Workshop / HBO
USA

Thomas & Friends
Mattel Creations
UK

Welliewishers
Mattel Creations
UK

 

SCRIPTED

Digital Fiction Series

Android Employed
Artaban Productions / Telus Originals
Canada

How to Buy a Baby
LoCo Motion Pictures / Fertilifun Productions Inc
Canada

Mr. Student Body President
Verizon / New Form
USA

Pls Like
Left Bank Pictures / BBC Three
UK

The 5th Quarter
Verizon / Kids at Play / OBB Pictures / Studio Sidecar Productions
USA

Melodrama

Grey's Anatomy
Disney| ABC / ABC Studios
USA

The Good Doctor
Sony Pictures Television
USA

The Rich and Lazarus
Record TV
Brazil

Unit 9
Aetios Productions
Canada

Water Mirror
SP Televisão, S.A. / SIC - Sociedade Independente de Comunicação
Portugal

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Action Series

Blue Moon
Aetios Productions
Canada

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Sony Pictures Television / Channel 4 / Amazon Studios
USA / UK

Sherlock
BBC / Hartswood Films Ltd / Masterpiece / BBC One
UK

Travelers
Peacock Alley Entertainment / Corus Entertainment
Canada

Wynonna Earp
SEVEN24 Films Inc / IDW
Canada

Television Movie

A Good Mother
Norddeutscher Rundfunk / FFP New Media / ARD Degeto
Germany

Blind Spot
Westdeutscher Rundfunk / Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion
Germany

Faith Under Fire
Lifetime / Sony Pictures Television
USA

Jungle
NPO / Bind / BNNVARA Television
Netherlands

The Child in Time
Pinewood Television / SunnyMarch TV / Masterpiece / BBC One
UK

Television Miniseries

Big Little Lies
HBO / David E. Kelly Productions / Pacific Standard / Blossom Films
USA

Broken
LA Productions / BBC One
UK

Genius
National Geographic / Imagine Television / Fox 21 Television Studios
USA

Manhunt: UNABOMBER
Discovery Channel / Lionsgate
USA

Riphagen
NPO / Pupkin / VPRO Television
Netherlands

Comedy Series: Non-English Language

Detective Yugami/Keiji Yugami
Fuji Television Network, Inc
Japan

Freefall/Lâcher prise
Encore Télévision - Distribution Inc
Canada

Gnome / Trpaslík
Off Side Men / Czech Television
Czech Republic 

The Infiltrator/De Infiltrant
Eyeworks Film & TV Drama / VTM
Belgium

Too Much/Trop
Sphere Media Plus, a division of Datsit Sphere Inc / Radio-Canada
Canada

Comedy Series: English Language

black-ish
Disney|ABC / ABC Studios
USA

grown-ish
Disney|ABC / ABC Signature Studios
USA

Kim's Convenience
Thunderbird Entertainment
Canada

Schitt's Creek
Not A Real Company Productions, Inc
Canada

The Goldbergs
Sony Pictures Television
USA

Drama Series: Non-English Language

Before We Die
SVT / B-Reel Films /  ZDF Enterprises / Nordvision
Sweden / Germany / Denmark / Norway

Hokuto: The Conversion of a Killer
WOWOW Inc / Toei Movie Studios
Japan

Iskander
ARTE France / Love My TV
France

Plan B
Productions KOTV Inc
Canada

Salamander
Skyline Entertainment / Eén, Beta, Gardner and Domm / VAF / Creative Europe
Belgium / Germany

True North
Sovimage & Encore Télévision Inc
Canada

Drama Series: English Language 

Counterpart
Sony Pictures Television / MRC
USA

Liar
all3media International / Two Brothers Pictures
UK

Peaky Blinders
BBC / Caryn Manabach Productions / Tiger Aspect Productions / BBC Two
UK

The A Word
Keshet International / Fifty Fathoms / Keshet UK / BBC One
UK

Twin Peaks
CBS Studios International / Rancho Rosa Partnership, Inc
USA

 

 

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