MIPCOM DIVERSIFY TV EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2019

AND THE WINNERS ARE…

Cannes, 15 October 2019 – Reed MIDEM today announces the winners for the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards 2019, held in partnership with A+E Networks and Diversify TV.
 
Dedicated to championing and promoting diverse and inclusive content that can make an impact on wide audiences, the third edition of the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards was held yesterday evening, Monday 14 October 2019, at the Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France. The awards are part of the world’s entertainment content market, MIPCOM, which takes place in Cannes from 14-17 October.
  
The winning programmes are:
 
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Representation of LGBTQ+ – Scripted
 
Vida
Production: Big Beach and Chingona Productions in association with STARZ Originals
Distribution: Lionsgate Television
Original Broadcaster: STARZ
Country: USA
  
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Representation of LGBTQ+ – Non-Scripted

Transkids
Production: Medalia Productions
Distribution: MetFilm Sales – International Sales Agent
Original Broadcaster: YesDocu (DBS)
Country: Israel
 
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Representation of Disability – Scripted
 
Jerk
Production: Roughcut TV
Distribution: BBC
Original Broadcaster: BBC 3
Country: UK
 
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Representation of Disability – Non-Scripted
 
If There’s Room for Two
Production: TVE, Onza Entertainment, Fisherman Media
Distribution: TVE
Original Broadcaster: TVE
Country: Spain
 
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Representation of Race and Ethnicity – Scripted

Isoken
Production: TRIBE85 PRODUCTION
Distribution: Trace Content Distribution
Original Broadcaster: Africa Magic
Country: Nigeria
 
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Representation of Race and Ethnicity – Non-Scripted
 
Breaking the Taboo – Racism and Resistance
Production: Globosat Programadora / Spray Filmes
Distribution: Globosat Programadora
Original Broadcaster: Globosat Programadora
Country: Brazil
 
MIPCOM Diversify TV’s Excellence Award for Kids’ Programming

The Bravest Knight
Production: Big Bad Boo Studios
Distribution: Big Bad Boo Studios
Original Broadcaster: Hulu
Country: USA
 

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