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ABU Prizes

2019 RADIO WINNERS

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
DRAMA Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK
Japan
Gray Canvas
DOCUDRAMA Radio Republik Indonesia
RRI
Indonesia
The darkness is only in my eyes but it is not in my future (A life story of Sri Sugiyanti – the blind athlete who becomes the Asian Paragames medallist)
DOCUMENTARY China National Radio
CNR
China
Slow Train in Cold Pole Only Stops for You
NEWS REPORTING Radio Republik Indonesia
RRI
Indonesia
Medical Waste
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Bangladesh Betar
BB
Bangladesh
Raise our Voice
ON-AIR PERSONALITY Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
FBC
Fiji
FIJI HINDI
ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARD China National Radio
CNR
China
Song from the Wordless Tongue—-Story of the Silence Choir
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Bangladesh Betar
BB
Bangladesh
The House

2019 RADIO COMMENDED ENTRIES

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
DRAMA Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
IRIB
Iran
The Elevator
DOCUMENTARY Korean Broadcasting System
KBS
Republic of Korea
A Documentary on the fifth anniversary of the Sewol Ferry Sinking
NEWS REPORTING British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Hindi
India
Is this the face of Fake News in India?
ON-AIR PERSONALITY Korea Educational Broadcasting System
EBS
Republic of Korea
Attorney of Fifty Million with Baek Seong-moon
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Bhutan Broadcasting Service
BBS
Bhutan
A Job Seeker’s Plight

2019 TV WINNERS

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
Drama ZDF German Television
ZDF
Germany
FREEDOM’S CALLING
Documentary Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK
Japan
A Doctor Beside the Deathbed
News Reporting Seoul Broadcasting System
SBS
Republic of Korea
SBS 8 News- Terminator Panda : Collusion between celebrities and law enforcement authorities uncovered through Jung Joon-young’s phone – The Ugly Side of K-pop Stars
Children Vietnam Television
VTV
Vietnam
BROTHERS
Entertainment China Central Television
CMG/CCTV
China
Everlasting Classics (Season II)
Sports Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK
Japan
14 Seconds at Rostov Japan vs. Belgium: The Real Story
ABU Perspective Award The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association
JBA – Fuji Television Network, Inc.
Japan
Dearest Megumi – Last Battle against the Abductions to North Korea –
Special Jury Prize Thai Public Broadcasting Service
Thai PBS
Thailand
Survive 4th episode of the documentary series ‘Lost : Find : Found : Survive : Restore’

2019 TV COMMENDED ENTRIES

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
Documentary The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association
JBA – Nagoya Broadcasting Network
Japan
Whole Again
News Reporting Sichuan Radio and TV
SRT
China
Forty years in the eyes of a photographer Xiao  Quan
ABU Perspective Award Voice of America
VOA
United States
Hell and Hope

2019 NEW MEDIA WINNER

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
DIGITAL CONTENT AWARD British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Hindi
India
Goodbye Father

ABU Prizes Finalist 2019

As you all know, ABU Prizes are the most prestigious programme awards in our region that honour the best Radio, Television and New Media contents from our member organisations. This year the Award Presentation Ceremony will be held on 21 November in Tokyo, Japan, as a gala event of the ABU General Assembly.

Catogories

Radio

– Drama
– Docudrama
– Documentary
– News Reporting
– Community Service Announcement(CSA)
– On Air Personality
– ABU Perspective Award
– Special Jury Prizes

TV

– Drama
– Documentary
– Entertainment
– Children
– News Reporting
– Sports
– ABU Perspective Award
– Special Jury Prizes

New Media

– Digital Content Award

*ABU Perspective Award …A programme that best delivers the message of ABU perspective on the theme of global issue chosen by ABU members and illustrated through their local issue in any form.

Theme for 2019: “Moving Forward”… Moving Forward can encompass personal, professional or emotional

growth. It can mean overcoming obstacles or leaving some things behind, to move to a new reality, a brighter future, beyond boundaries.

*Special Jury Prizes …Two ‘Special Jury Prizes’ may be awarded from all the entries received, one entry each from radio and TV, that recognises the work of broadcasters whose entries are creative and innovative despite limited production resources.

Schedule 2019

04 March                     Entry for ABU Prizes 2019 opens

21 June                         Entry for ABU Prizes 2019 closes

10 July – 23 August    Pre-selection Judging

24 – 26 September     Final Judging

21 November              Award Ceremony in Tokyo, Japan, as a gala event of the ABU General Assembly

Past Award Winners

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