From a mediaÂ release:
The 40th Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2019Rockie Awards International Program Competition and the $25,000 Rogers Prize for Excellence in Canadian Content.
Canadian actor/writer, Juno Rinaldi (Workinâ€™ Moms), hosted the Rockie Awards International Program Competition at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Top international media executives gathered to recognize and celebrate excellence in television and digital media content from around the world. One of the largest competitions of its kind, the Rockie Awards International Program Competition presented awards in twenty-six(26) categories spanning Documentary & Factual, Arts & Entertainment, Children & Youth, Scripted, as well as the Rockies Francophone Prize and the Jury Prize.
International Program Competition winners include:
Drama Series: English Language
Comedy Series: English Language
HBO/eOne/Tiny Pyro/Blumhouse/Fourth Born/crazyrose
Thomas Howe and Associates
Drama Series: Non-English Language
Can You Hear Me?
Comedy Series: Non-English Language
good friends Filmproduktions/TNT Comedy
Children & Youth Fiction Series
RuPaul’s Drag Race
World of Wonder
Comedy & Variety Program
Baroness von Sketch Show
Science & Technology Program
One Strange Rock
History & Biography Program
The Clinton Affair
Jigsaw Productions/Instinct Productions/A&E
Serials, Soaps & Telenovela
Sci-Fi & Genre-Based Series
BBC Cymru/BBC One
Check out the full list of winners.
Rogers Prize for Excellence in Canadian Content
Winner: Baroness von Sketch Show (Frantic Films)
The Rogers Prize is awarded to the highest-scoring Canadian program or property in the Rockies International Program Competition across two rounds of independent jury review.
Grand Jury Prize
The Grand Jury Prize recognizes the â€œbest in showâ€ from all Rockies International Program Competition winning entries. The winner will be unveiled Tuesday, June 11 at the Rockie Awards Gala, hosted by multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter, actor, Jann Arden (JANN).
The 2019 Grand Jury Prize finalists are:
- One Strange Rock
- Sharp Objects