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ABU Prizes 2021

ABU Prizes 2021

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, entries are accepted from 1 March 2021 – 4 June 2021.

Categories

Radio

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

TV

– Drama
– Documentary
– Entertainment
– Children
– News Reporting
– Sports
– ABU Perspective Award

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 2021: “Survival & Hope”

Programmes that encompass the challenges of survival and hope through stories of faith, resilience, and perseverance.

*Special Jury Prizes – Special Jury Prizes may be awarded from the finalist each from radio and TV that recognise the quality work of broadcasters whose entries are creative and innovative.

Schedule 2021

01 March                       Entry for ABU Prizes 2020 opens

04 June                         Entry for ABU Prizes 2020 closes

12 July – 20 August     Pre-selection Judging

TBC                               Final Judging

TBC                              Award Ceremony in Hanoi, Vietnam, as a gala event of the ABU General Assembly

Related Documents

ABU Prizes 2020 - Announcement of Winners

2020 RADIO WINNERS

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
DRAMA Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK
Japan
The Days of Depression – A Shogi Master’s Invisible Opponent –
DOCUDRAMA Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC
Australia
Punk in a pandemic
DOCUMENTARY British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC
United Kingdom
Facing the bombers
NEWS REPORTING China National Radio
CNR 
China
First in the World: China’s Coronavirus Vaccine Enters Phase 2 Clinical Trial
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT National Broadcasting Services of Thailand
NBT
Thailand
Drunk No Drive
ON-AIR PERSONALITY China Radio International
CRI
China
2020 HitFM Music Awards
ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARD China National Radio
CNR
China
My 92 days in Wuhan
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE TBS Holdings, Inc.
TBS
Japan
SCRATCH – Discrimination and the Heisei Era –

2020 TV WINNERS

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
DRAMA Radiotelevisione Italiana S.p.A
Rai
Italy
Everybody is perfect
DOCUMENTARY Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
MBC
Republic of Korea
Meeting You
NEWS REPORTING Korea Broadcasting System
KBS
Republic of Korea
Watchers of Lawmakers :
Legislators and Awards
CHILDREN Der KinderKAnal von ARD und ZDF
KiKA
Germany
Meet…Harriet Tubman
ENTERTAINMENT Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC
Australia
You Can’t Ask That: Autism Spectrum
SPORTS Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC
Australia
The Australian Dream
ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARD Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK
Japan
Tokyo Rats: Kabukicho’s Poisonous Beauty
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE China Media Group
CMG
China
The Third Coal Mine

2020 NEW MEDIA WINNER

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
DIGITAL CONTENT AWARD Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK
Japan
Experience Tokyo Megaquake

2020 COMMENDED ENTRIES

CATEGORY ORGANISATION ENTRY TITLE
RADIO DOCUDRAMA National Radio and Television Administration
NRTA
China
Sound Scenery-“Warming Fields”
RADIO
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
All India Radio
AIR
India
The Zero Day Queue
RADIO
ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARD
The Voice of Vietnam
VOV
Vietnam
Happiness of “A great tiny man”
TV
ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARD
Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting IRIB
Iran
Anahid
DIGITAL CONTENT AWARD Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC
Australia
Australia Talks

ABU Prizes Finalist 2020

Past Award Winners

ABU Prizes Award Ceremony 2020