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Content Innovation Awards: deadline extended, new category added

content innovation awards 2015A new producer category has been added to the upcoming Content Innovation Awards, which are being organised by Digital TV Europe and its sister title TBI.

At the same time, following multiple requests, the deadline for submissions across all categories has been extended until July 31 to allow more times for entries.

The new International production company of the Year category will recognise the international producer who has had a standout year, with the award being given at a gala ceremony on the eve of MIPCOM in Cannes this year.

Whether a standout commission, a startlingly successful start-up or a prolific existing producer, the award will go to the one programme maker that has helped shape the international TV industry in the past year.

The award will sit alongside the other categories already announced, with the event organisers extending submission deadlines to allows interested parties to submit an entry and be considered alongside the huge number received so far.

The categories will be judged by a panel of industry experts. Details of each of the categories and how to enter can be found here.