Prix CIRCOM Regional 2013
- Published: February 02, 2010.
Santiago, May 8th 2013 - The programme "Teliasonera-The Uzbek affair", SVT Göteborg, Sweden, won the Grand Prix at Prix CIRCOM 2013 Gala, where best regional TV programmes and programme makers in Europe for the last year were awarded.
The judges considered the "Teliasonera-The Uzbek affair" programme, also winner in the Investigative Journalism category, to be so good and convincing that it was without doubt the winner of all categories. The Grand Prix was announced at the Prix Gala in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, hosted by TVG, the public Galician service broadcaster, also host of the 31st CIRCOM Regional Anual Conference.
PRIX CIRCOM 2013 GALA
The 10 category winners of the Prix CIRCOM have been announced after judging near Strasbourg, France. Three top awards go to regional stations in The Netherlands and two to both BNT (Bulgaria) and SVT (Sweden). FTV (France), BBC (UK), NRK (Norway) took the other winning awards.
The winners receive more than 30,000 euros in cash, travel bursaries as well as a trophy. In all, there were 156 entries from 19 countries.
Judges comments on all programmes entered can be found in Prix CIRCOM 2013 Jury report
Watch clips of winners and commended on CIRCOM Channel, playlist Prix CIRCOM 2013
The complete list of winning and commended programmes and stations is:
Winner: MY FATHER'S FAULT (LA FAUTE À MON PÈRE), France 3 Centre, France
Commended: CHASERS OF THE DARK (LOVCI TEME), RTV Slovenija - Center Koper/Capodistria, Slovenia
MAGAZINE AND NEWS MAGAZINE
Winner: BBC MIDLANDS TODAY, BBC West Midlands (Birmingham), UK
Commended: THAT'S EUROPE?! (C'EST ÇA L'EUROPE ?!), RTBF, Belgium
Winner: PATRIK WIDEGREN, SVT Norrköping
Commended: RAZVAN DAN COJOCARIU, TVR Iasi, Romania
Winner: THE LAST BIKER (DE LÊSTE FYTSER), Omroep Fryslan, The Netherlands
MINORITIES IN SOCIETY
Winner: STRANGE FOLKS (VRAEM LUUJ DIE PLAT KALLE), L1 Radio-TV, The Netherlands
Commended: INSIDE OUT WEST, BBC West (Bristol), UK
MOST ORIGINAL PROGRAMME
Winner: THE SECRETS OF THE GLOM MOUNTAIN (GLOMFJELLETS HEMMELIGHETER), NRK Rogaland, Norway
Commended: IT IS NOT THE PIGEONS - SPECIAL CLAIRVOYANCE (ON N'EST PAS DES PIGEONS - SPÉCIALE VOYANCE), RTBF, Belgium
Winner: TELIASONERA – THE UZBEK AFFAIR (TELIASONERA – THE UZBEK AFFAIR), SVT Göteborg, Sweden
Commended: THE SHIP-SINKING (SKIBSFORLISET I KATTEGAT), TV2 Oestjylland, Denmark
THE RISING STAR
Winner: ROSEN TSVETKOV, BNT, Bulgaria
Commended: MATHIAS LUNDE KRISTOFFERSEN, NRK Østfold, Norway
Winner: YELLOW DOG (ЖЪЛТО КУЧЕ), BNT, Bulgaria
Commended: THE TWELVE MONTHS (DVANACT MESICKU), Czech TV Studio Ostrava, Czech Republic
SOCIAL INTERACTION AND VIEWER SUPPORT
Winner: ONION SERIES (UIENSERIE), RTV Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
Commended: PEOPLE TELL THE STORY, ERT3, Greece
The full list of category awards and sponsors is: Documentary (Dutch Cultural Media Fund, The Netherlands), Minorities in Society (France Télévisions, France), Video Journalism (BBC, UK), Magazine and News Magazine (euronews), Rising Star (TVR, Romania), Most Original (RTVSLO, Slovenia), Social Interaction and Viewer Support (SVT, Sweden), Sport (ERT3, Greece), Fiction/Drama (TG4, Ireland), Investigative Journalism (Council of Europe).
In addition, the Grand Prix is sponsored by European and global satellite distribution company, SES, and will be awarded to the best programme of all entries.
The judges met in Bischoffsheim, near Strasbourg, at the invitation of France Télévisions. They are:
Johnbert Dijker, Omroep Flevoland, The Netherlands
Raluca Chirila, TVR, Romania
Karoline Spangberg, SVT, Sweden
Antony Dore, BBC, UK
Julia Campo, RTV Galicia, Spain
Jutta Scheffer, euronews
Frank Böhm, HR, Germany
Rose Paolacci, France 3 Corse, France
Máire Ní Chonláin, TG4 Galway, Ireland
Mojca Reček, RTVSlo Maribor, Slovenia
Nick Simons, NRK Ostfold, Norway
Johan Lindén, SVT and CIRCOM Regional, Sweden
Malgorzata Orlowska, TVP Lublin, Poland
Theodoris Tsepos, ERT3 Thessaloniki, Greece
Tonja Stojanac, HRT and CIRCOM Regional, Croatia
David Lowen, Chairman of Prix CIRCOM, UK