23.05.2019 – 21:00
CIVIS Media Prizes 2019 - 14 programmes awarded in Berlin
Europe's most important media prize for integration and cultural diversity was awarded on Thursday evening at a celebratory TV gala in the German Foreign Office in Berlin in front of around 400 invited guests. Fourteen programmes from the areas of film, television, radio and internet received prizes. A total of 767 programmes from 22 EU states and Switzerland took part in the competition.
Pinar Atalay, Siham El-Maimouni, Cherno Jobatey and Reiner Reitsamer comprised the team presenting the CIVIS Media Prize 2019. The awarding of the television prize will be broadcast by ARD/Das Erste and on several European television channels (see broadcast dates). German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas are the patrons of the CIVIS Media Prize 2019.
Prominent guests at the CIVIS TV gala:
Minister of State Annette Widmann-Mauz and Minister of State Michelle Müntefering took part in the awards ceremony - as well as the Chair of the CIVIS Board of Trustees, WDR General Director Tom Buhrow, ORF General Director Alexander Wrabetz, the general directors Lutz Marmor (NDR) and Stefan Raue (Deutschlandradio), Andreas Freudenberg (Freudenberg Stiftung), the DFB Integration Representative Cacau, Pinar Atalay (ARD-Tagesthemen), Cherno Jobatey (ZDF), Jörg Schönenborn (WDR), Igor Bergant (RTV Slovenia), Roger de Weck, Bakel Walden (SRG SSR), Miroslav Nemec, Marieluise Marjan, Volker Herres (ARD), Tina Hassel (ARD), Andreas Cichowicz (NDR), Ellen Ehni (WDR).
European CIVIS Awards 2019 - by categories:
TV.VIDEO | MEDIA PRIZES: INFORMATION - When Paul came over the Sea | Jakob Preuss (ZDF, ZDFinfo, Weydemann Bros.) MAGAZINE - Refugee saviours in the Alps | Lourdes Picareta (SWR, ARD/Das Erste) ENTERTAINMENT - with two first prizes: - Clash of Futures (6) | Jan Peter, Frédéric Goupil (ARTE, SWR, ARD/Das Erste, Looks Film, among others) - Boomerang | Jacqueline Surchat, Nicole Borgeat (RTS, Alva Film Productions, Need Productions)
AUDIO | MEDIA PRIZES: SHORT PROGRAMMES - Asylum district "like a prison - a disgrace for Austria" | Paul Schiefer und Bernt Koschuh (ORF) LONG PROGRAMMES - Bella Palanka - Deported to nowhere in Serbia | Johanna Bentz (Deutschlandradio)
YOUNG C. | MEDIA PRIZE: Kippah | Lukas Nathrath (Hamburg Media School, NDR)
CINEMA | MEDIA PRIZE: The Tobacconist | Nikolaus Leytner, Dieter Pochlatko, Jakob Pochlatko, Ralf Zimmermann (epo-film, Glory Film, Tobis Film, Degeto Film)
DIGITAL | MEDIA PRIZES: WEB VIDEO - Jäger & Sammler: City. Country. Community. | Florian Hager, Ilka Brecht, Kyo Mali Jung (Funk - ARD/ZDF, UFA X) INTERNET OFFER - Weitwinkel: Fortress of Eastern Europe - the final opponent | Bartholomäus von Laffert (SPIEGEL ONLINE)
CIVIS SPECIAL - FOOTBALL + INTEGRATION | MEDIA PRIZES: TV.VIDEO - Zlatan: For Sweden - with the times | Leo Razzak, Nils Andersson (SVT, B-Reel Films) AUDIO - A Roma dreams of the Champions League | Mirko Schwanitz (Deutschlandfunk) DIGITAL - Scoring Girls | Düzen Tekka, Tugba Tekkal, Tuna Tekkal (HAWAR help e.V.) - Wumms: Monsters of Kreisklasse - Religions | Florian Hager, Amelie Herberg, Andreas Neumann, Dominique Ziesemer, Stefan Spiegel (Funk - ARD/ZDF)
Jury statements: https://www.civismedia.eu/downloads/2019_CIVIS_Jurys_remarks.pdf
Broadcast dates and further information: https://www.civismedia.eu/downloads/2019_civis_sendetermine.pdf
Press information and images: https://www.civismedia.eu/medienstiftung/presse
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