Content Innovation Awards


Exclusive: Sky Studios’ Jane Millichip urges plastics and ‘corporate tat’ ban at markets

Sky Studios chief commercial officer Jane Millichip has urged the TV industry to rapidly improve its approach to the environment by banning “crap and pointless corporate gifts” and calling on event organisers to make markets and festivals carbon neutral and free from single-use plastics. Millichip was speaking at yesterday’s Content Innovation Awards here in Cannes, […]

TBI’s Content Innovation Awards 2019 shortlist revealed

TBI has unveiled the shows and businesses shortlisted across 23 categories for the fifth annual Content Innovation Awards, taking place at October’s MIPCOM market in Cannes.  New award categories this year include prizes for Best Short-Form Series, Branded Content of the Year, a slate of new kids awards, Distribution Innovation and Representation on Screen. The latter salutes shows with […]

Content Innovation Awards entries deadline fast approaching

The deadline to enter the 2019 Content Innovation Awards is fast approaching, with this year’s event bigger than ever as a selection of new award categories open up for the first time. Interested parties have until 21 July to enter the running for an award at the annual event, which is entering its fifth year. […]

Content Innovation Awards: entry deadline extended

Due to exceptional demand, Digital TV Europe and TBI have extended the deadline for entries to the Content Innovation Awards 2018. The new deadline for entries is July 13. 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 […]

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 […]