2019 Rockie Awards

The Banff World Media Festival presented the 2019 Rockie Awards on June 10.

The Rockie Awards is “Banff’s flagship international programming competition celebrating excellence in television and digital content.”

As The Hollywood Reporter phrased it, the awards “continued a traditional shootout between American and British TV producers in the Canadian Rockies.”

Winners of science and genre interest include —


Science & Technology

  • One Strange Rock (Nutopia/National Geographic – USA/UK)

Web Non-Fiction Series

  • Cosmos: The Universe in Five Minutes (YLE Finnish Broadcasting Company – Finland)


Animation: Children & Youth

  • The Star of Andra and Tati (Rai Radio Televisione Italiana/Larcadarte – Italy)


Sci-Fi & Genre-Based Series

  • Doctor Who (BBC Cymru/BBC One – UK)

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