Broadcast Awards 2021 open for entries
The Broadcast Awards 2021 are now open for entries, having been pushed back to allow for the disruption caused by Covid-19.
The entry period has just begun and will run until 8 December 2020, while the awards ceremony is slated to take place in April 2021.
The eligibility period has also been extended, though only by a few weeks, so shows that TX-ed between 14 September 2019 and 30 September 2020 are eligible for entry,
In addition, two new categories have been added to the awards for 2021.
Best Lockdown Programme will reward an outstanding single show or series that was produced under lockdown conditions.
It could be a format that was conceived, commissioned and TX-ed in quick time, or a pre-existing title that was reimagined due to the restrictions and produced in an innovative way.
Emerging Indie of the Year will celebrate production companies with a turnover of less than £10m and that have been established within the last five years.
Judges will be looking for a label that has quickly established a reputation for quality or distinctive programming and has performed well creatively and in commercial terms,
Click here for full details of the new categories and additional information about the entry process and the event itself.
This article first appeared on our sister site, Broadcast.
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