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TVBAwards: nominations shortlist announced

3 September 2014
TVBAwards: nominations shortlist announced

The nominations for the inaugural TVBAwards are in, the shortlist drawn up, and TVBEurope is delighted to announce the nominees that will battle it out for the title of ‘TVBAward winner’ this October.

The TVBEurope team received an overwhelming number of nominations in all categories, and has now drawn up a shortlist of four entries per award. The fate of each successful candidate now rests with an independent panel of judges whose collective expertise spans the breadth of the industry’s many sectors and disciplines.

The award winners will be announced at our gala ceremony on Thursday 23 October, at the Hilton London Wembley. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Without further ado, the nominees for the first ever TVBAwards, are:


Beyond HD Achievement in Image Capture

•    Fly med oss – TV2 ASA, Norway
•    One Planet – BBC
•    Land of the Bears – Les films en vrac
•    War Horse live in 4K – NT Live and Sony

Achievement in Sports Broadcast

•    The Match at Mission Hills – U.COM Media
•    The Boat Race – Presteigne Broadcast Hire
•    TV3Sport ViaSat – Primestream
•    Ultra e-motion UEFA Europa League Final – Cinevideo

Achievement in VFX

•    Peaky Blinders – Bluebolt
•    Natural History Museum Alive 3D – Milk VFX
•    Atlantis – Vine FX
•    Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor – Milk VFX



Achievement in Fast Turnaround Broadcast

•    BBC World Cup live streaming – Elemental Technologies
•    BT Sport – Aspera
•    RTL News: 3D Window into the World – ORAD Hi-Tec Systems
•    The Storms that Stole Christmas – Pioneer Productions

Achievement in Legacy Content

•    World War I: The Suicide of Europe – Russia Television and Radio/FERC Sovtelexport
•    The Epic of Everest – BFI National Archive/Deluxe Digital
•    British Pathe historic archive restoration for YouTube – RRMedia
•    NTV digitisation and archive preservation – Front Porch Digital

Achievement in Multiplatform Content

•    Curzon Home Cinema – Easel TV
•    BBC World Cup live streaming – Elemental Technologies
•    BFI Player – Ooyala
•    First multiscreen production and delivery for the 2014 FIFA World Cup – EVS



Achievement in Post Production

•    Graham Chapman’s A Liar’s Autobiography – Audio Post Production
•    Happy Valley – dock10
•    ShotPut Pro – Imagine Products
•    The Honourable Woman – The Farm

Achievement in Sound

•    Sherlock – Bang Post Production
•    The X Factor – Gearhouse Broadcast
•    Happy Valley – dock10
•    Later… with Jools Holland – NUGEN Audio

Achievement in Systems Integration

•    Danish Broadcasting Corporation – DR TS Infrastruktur Mediearkiv/Quantum
•    UK Education catch-up TV service  – Cambridge Imaging Systems
•    BT Sport – Avid/Timeline Television
•    ITV Production modernisation – Nativ



Outstanding Broadcast

•    The Boat Race – Presteigne Broadcast Hire
•    Natural History Museum Alive 3D – David Attenborough/Colossus Productions
•    Sochi Olympic and Paralympic coverage – Channel 4
•    Vienna State Opera live streaming – Elemental Technologies

Marketing Award

•    Doctor Who: Save the Day campaign – BBC/BBC Worldwide
•    SDI Must Die – Cinegy
•    WW1 on the BBC – Karmarama/Red Bee
•    Hands campaign – Phabrix

Sustainability Award

•    Albert + – BAFTA Albert Consortium
•    SHOWroom: streaming the future today – St Poelten University of Applied Sciences
•    ALTO-II Archive and Content Library – Disk Archive Corporation
•    Last Call – Zenit Arti Audiovisive

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Ben Ewles (, Richard Carr (, or Steve Connolly (

Tickets can be purchased via the TVBAwards website.

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