2017

The inaugural Diversify TV Excellence Awards were held on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at the Carlton HotelCannes, hosted by model Zion Moreno.

2017 Awards Ceremony

Six awards were presented at the ceremony to programmes that demonstrated a fair and accurate depiction of LGBTQIA+, disability or race and ethnicity and that were aired for the first time between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017. Entries were judged on their originality, innovation and impact.

2017 DiversifyTV Excellence Awards Shortlist

Representation of Disability: Scripted

Si Solo Si Produced by Manada de dos Producciones and originally broadcast on Television Publica Argentina

Jab Produced by Community Media Trust and originally broadcast on SABC1, South Africa

3% Produced by Boutique Films and originally broadcast on Netflix

Hollyoaks Produced by Lime Pictures and originally broadcast on Channel 4

Team Chocolat Produced by de Mensen and originally broadcast on één, Belgium

Representation of Disability: Non – Scripted

La Colifata in Moscow Produced by Canal Encuentro and originally broadcast on Canal Encuentro, Argentina

With Our Eyes Produced by RUV and originally broadcast on RUV, Iceland 

The Undateables Produced by Betty for Channel 4, UK

The Grown Ups Produced by Micromundo Producciones and originally broadcast on Señal Colombia

Employable Me Produced by Employable Me Productions and originally broadcast on Accessible Media Inc, Canada

Love Me If You Can Produced by Czech Television and originally broadcast on Czech Television

 

Representation of Race & Ethnicity: Scripted

Skam Produced by NRKp3 and originally broadcast on NRK, Norway

Gnome Produced by OFFSIDE MEN and originally broadcast on Czech Television

The Family Law Produced by Matchbox Pictures and originally broadcast on SBS Australia

Damilola, Our Loved Boy Produced by Minnow Films and originally broadcast on BBC ONE, UK

Just A Couple Produced by Big Talk Productions and originally broadcast on BBC THREE, UK

 

Representation of Race & Ethnicity: Non Scripted

Refugee Comedy Complex Produced by DR and originally broadcast on DR, Denmark 

Home Sweet Home Produced by RTV Slovenija and originally broadcast on RTV Slovenija

Behind the Curtain: Eclipsed Produced by BET International and originally broadcast on BET International

Should I Marry My Cousin? Produced by Sugar Films and originally broadcast on BBC THREE, UK

Black is the new black Produced by AFL FIlms and originally broadcast on BBC TWO, UK

 

Representation of LGBTQ: Scripted

Skam Produced by NRKp3 and originally broadcast on NRK, Norway

The Man Woman Case Produced by My Fantasy – 2P2L and originally broadcasted on Studio 4- France Télévisions Nouvelles Ecritures, France

Man in an orange shirt Produced by Kudos and originally broadcast on BBC TWO, UK

Black Mirror (San JuniperoProduced by House of Tomorrow and originally broadcast on Netflix

Pulse Produced by Clandestine Beyond and originally broadcast on ABC TV (Australia)

Representation of LGBTQ: Non – Scripted

 Prejudice and Pride: The People’s History of LBGTQ Britain Produced by 7Wonder and originally broadcast on BBC4, UK

Passions: Noel Coward by Julian Clary Produced by Saffron Cherry TV and originally broadcast on Sky Arts, UK

TRANSitioning Produced by Sharp Entertainment and originally broadcast on FYI, USA

Becoming He or She Produced by Morgane Production, with the participation of France Télévisions and originally broadcast on France 5

The Gay Cure Produced by STV Production and originally broadcast on DR3, Denmark

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