Paris, 17 July, 2018 – Reed MIDEM today announces that the call for entries is open for the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards 2018. Dedicated to championing and promoting diversity and inclusion in all forms across the international television industry, the second edition of the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards will take place on Tuesday 16 October 2018 in the Grand Salon of the Intercontinental Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France, during MIPCOM.
Sir Lenny Henry has been an instrumental voice in raising awareness around the lack of diverse representation on and off screen and will address this issues of diversity in this keynote interview powered by Diversify TV.
Last night we witnessed the inaugural edition of the Diversify TV Excellence Awards, which pays tribute to international programming that provides a fair, accurate representation of ethnic groups, LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) and disabled communities.
Major industry figures are backing a series of talks and panel sessions on diversity in international television that will comprise a new Diversity Summit at MIPCOM. The event is being organised by Diversity TV, a new MIP-born group whose board includes Scorpion Television managing director David Cornwall, senior VP of…