Producer of the year category added to Content Awards

closing-gala-2008_140A new producer category has been added to the upcoming Content Innovation Awards, which are being organised by TBI and its sister title Digital TV Europe.

The ‘International Production Company of the Year’ category will recognise the international producer who has had a standout twelve months, with the award being given at a gala ceremony on the eve of MIPCOM in Cannes this year.

Whether a standout commission, a startlingly successful start-up or a prolific existing producer, the award will go to the one programme maker that has helped shape the international TV industry in the past year.

The award will sit alongside the other categories already announced, with the event organisers extending submission deadlines to allows interested parties to submit an entry and be considered alongside the huge number received so far.

The categories will be judged by a panel of industry experts. Details of each of the categories and how to enter can be found here.