Content Innovation Awards

Christina Jennings: A lifetime in TV

As Canada’s most well-known indie producer, Shaftesbury Films’ Christina Jennings knows how to put a production deal together. The winner of TBI’s inaugural Content Innovation Awards Lifetime Achievement gong tells TBI about her career and how funding is changing. When Christina Jennings founded Toronto-based indie Shaftesbury Films in 1987, she wouldn’t have known she’d become […]

Endemol Shine International boss Cathy Payne in profile

Cathy Payne was the first winner of the Content Innovation Awards’ Content Leader of the Year award in October last year. The Endemol Shine International CEO tells Jesse Whittock about her philosophy towards selling programming in the modern era and how distribution is getting creative. Cathy Payne’s career has been on an upward trajectory for […]

Content Innovation Awards 2017: Cathy Payne & Christina Jennings honoured

Endemol Shine International chief Cathy Payne and Shaftesbury Films founder Christina Jennings were last night recognised for their achievements in television. More than 200 guests saw Payne named the first winner of the Content Innovation Awards’ International Content Leader Award and Jennings the inaugural recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Endemol Shine sales chief […]

Content Innovation Awards: deadline extended

Due to exceptional demand, TBI and Digital TV Europe have extended the deadline for entries to the Content Innovation Awards 2017. The new deadline for entries is July 17. Content and technology companies seeking recognition for their achievements over the past year should get in touch before the revised deadline to ensure that their products […]

Content Innovation Awards entries deadline fast approaching

The deadline to enter the 2017 Content Innovation Awards is fast approaching. Interested parties have until July 3 to enter into the running for an award at the event, which is entering its third year with the biggest programme yet. New award categories include Best New Venture, The YouTube Award, Entertainment Format of the Year, […]

Winners crowned at TBI Content Innovation Awards

Gaumont Television, Zodiak Rights, Content Media and Fox UK were among the big winners at the second Content Innovation Awards last night. Gaumont scooped the gong for Breakout International Drama for Netflix’s Pablo Escobar drama Narcos, Zodiak Rights bagged the Best Series Launch of the Year award for Canal+ period piece Versailles, and Content was named […]

TBI/DTVE awards shortlist revealed

The likes of Fox Networks Group, Endemol Shine International and ITV Studios will battle it out for awards at the second Content Innovation Awards in Cannes this year. TBI publisher Knect365 has revealed the shortlist for the event, which takes place at the Carlton Hotel on Sunday, October 16. TBI and sister title Digital TV […]

Content Innovation Award winners revealed

Entertainment One, Discovery Networks International and ITV Studios Global Entertainment were among the big winners at TBI’s inaugural Content Innovation Awards here in Cannes. More than 100 top-level programming and technology industry executives attended the event, which was held at the Carlton Beach in conjunction with TBI’s sister title, Digital TV Europe. eOne was named […]

Hulu, Lionsgate chiefs kick off Cannes confab

Bosses from on-demand service Hulu and US studio Lionsgate Entertainment will kick off MIPCOM this year in Cannes. Lionsgate’s president of worldwide television and digital distribution Jim Packer (right) will sit down with Hulu’s CEO, Mike Hopkins (left) on Monday, October 5, the first day of the market. Packer and Hopkins will discuss Hulu’s recent […]

Deadline looms for Content Innovation Awards

The deadline is fast approaching for content companies to submit entries to the Content Innovation Awards, a new event launching on the eve of MIPCOM in Cannes. TBI has joined forces with sister publication Digital TV Europe on the event, and will host three award categories: Best Series Launch of the Year, Most Influential International Production […]