RTS Midlands Awards 2016

Awards Ceremony

Thursday, 3 November, 2016

RTS Midlands Centre Awards are a celebration of the fantastic achievements in television production, digital and broadcast production in our region and we are proud that this event has grown considerably over the last 4 years. This stands to prove that production in the Midlands is very much alive and kicking and going from strength to strength! The Midlands Centre Committee congratulates all of those who have been nominated this year.

This years awards will be presented at a gala dinner held at The National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull on the evening of Thursday 3rd November. Our compere for the evening will be ITV News Central's Sameena Ali Khan.


Best Promotional Programme: Kayleigh's Love Story

Production Company: Affixxius Films
Where you at? -
Hear the Roar
Black Country Living Museum - 1940s Weekend
POP by Mackney - They Walk Among Us
If you see something... - YHA safeguarding film
St Basils Promotional Film
Nottingham: The City of Robin Hood

Best New Talent: Anita Ramdharry

Title: Nico Nog / Chico Chugg
Production Company: Chugg Productions Ltd
Richard Gullick
Kate West
Lucy Martin
Ben Norris - Send Her Victorious
Iain Chambers

Best Factual Programme: Travel Man

Title: 48 hours in…
Production Company: North One Television
Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
The Real Peak Practice
Investigating Sports Direct - An Inside Out Special
The Best Bottoms in the Land
Rugby: A Midlands Story

The Diversity Award: The Oldest Show on the Road

Production Company: Rural Media
Jeremy Ball
Inside Out West Midlands
Mental Health Coverage
Sharon Walia
Women In Motorsport
Doctors Series 18

Best Digital Innovation / Digital Creativity: #WeAreYou

Production Company: Tinker Taylor and Out of Orbit
Where you at?
Simon Ward
The Graphics Hub
Midlands Today - Jimmy Hill Tribute
Golden Fire
Charlie Slater
Coffin Works 360° Taster Tour

Best Acting Performance: Claire Goose

Title: The Coroner
Production Company: BBC Birmingham
Matt Bardock - The Coroner
Owen Brenman - Doctors
Sarah Moyle - Doctors

Best Fictional Television Programme: Father Brown

Production Company: BBC Birmingham
The Coroner
Nico Nog / Chico Chugg
A Shark Who Swallowed The Sea
Doctors - There is No Place

Best Production Craft Skills: Cricket has Landed 3

Production Company: Affixxius Films
'We are HeForShe' at the University of Leicester
Kester Demmar
Jordan McGibney
Drink Driving
A Shark Who Swallowed The Sea

Best On-Screen Personality: Guy Martin

Production Company: North One Television
Sameena Ali-Khan
Jo Healey
Matt Teale
Geeta Pendse
Frances Finn
Colin Hazelden

Best Current Affairs Feature: Investigating Sports Direct

Title: An Inside Out Special
Production Company: BBC East Midlands Current Affairs
A Dangerous Place To Be A Kid
Noise Floor - Ferocious Dog Special

Television Journalist of the Year: Jonathan Gibson

Production Company: BBC Birmingham
Sarah Sturdey
Mark Gough
Sarah Teale
Hugh Casswell
Callum Watkinson

Best News Programme: Leicester Champions' Parade

Production Company: ITV News Central
Leicester City FC Victory Parade
Midlands Today - Jimmy Hill Tribute
Midlands Today - EU Reaction
Notts TV News
Premier League Champions

We would like to congratulate all of this years nominees and wish them the very best of luck for 3rd November!