You are invited to submit programmes, video, film or other content which were, or will be distributed, screened, streamed, broadcast and/or published on any platform between 1st December 2017 and the 30th November 2018 for consideration for the Royal Television Society East Centre Awards for 2019.
RTS EAST CENTRE AWARD CATEGORIES 2018
- Promotional Film
- This Award recognises production excellence and creativity in film intended either for general or specialised audiences made either for corporate purposes or marketing purposes.
- They may have promotional, public information, training, educational, entertainment, special interest or other purposes.
- This can have been shown on any platform
- Short Film
Short Films can have been shown on any platform and they must be under 15 minutes in length. This category can include:
- Single drama
- Short film
- Online drama
- Children’s Fictional
- Light Entertainment
- On Screen Personality
This Award recognises an outstanding on-screen personality featured within an East based production.
The subject covered by the personality will not be judged. It will be the individual’s own appearance and professional delivery. Dramatic characterisations are not eligible.
- On Screen Journalist
This award is for the best work during the year by an on screen journalist. Video and digital journalist, reporters and correspondents are welcome to enter, they can be specialists or in general news reporting. Open to news organisations, agencies, websites or production companies. Entries should be up to 30 minutes in length with no internal edits and should include a minimum of three items to demonstrate the range of the journalist.
5. Digital Content
This Award recognises innovation and outstanding achievement in multi-platform digital content including:
- Interactive TV
- Digital Media
- On screen graphics
- This category does not include short film
- News and Current Affairs Feature
This Award will be presented to an outstanding news or current affairs feature and may include content from national or network programming. This should be a single feature, not a compilation, and submitted without internal edits
- New Talent Off Screen
First time entrants to RTS awards may enter this category which recognises the very best of the new talent from the broadcast, digital and online community across the region working in an off screen capacity and includes:
- Craft skills
- Post production
- New Talent On Screen
First time entrants to RTS awards may enter this category which recognises the very best of the new talent from the broadcast, digital and online community across the region working in an on screen capacity and including presenters, actors and journalists.
- Factual Programme
This Award recognises excellence in the production of news, current affairs, social and factual content. It also includes Specialist Factual - from science, natural history and the environment, history and the arts to consumer issues, business or general popular factual.
A single programme should be submitted in full. One episode from a series is acceptable and entries from broadcast and digital platforms will be considered. A compilation of edits is not acceptable.
- Production Craft Skills
This Award recognises achievement behind the camera and includes camera, sound, lighting, directing, producing, animation, special effects, writing.
11. Post-Production Craft Skills
This award recognises achievement in creative artistry, innovation and audio & visual manipulation and includes video or film editing, music - original score or original song, sound design, sound mixing & editing, visual effects, title sequences, graphic design
- The Diversity Award
The Diversity Award is for the individual or team which has shown particular expertise and produced outstanding coverage of a diversity issue or event during the year. It will recognise the best coverage of all forms of diversity. The jury has defined diversity as stories about race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion and social class. This can include drama and factual content.