New York Festival Awards 2014: finalists

2014-02-14_0109The Doctor Blake Mysteries has been nominated in the drama category at the New York Festival Awards 2014.

It will compete against tough competition including Orphan Black (Canada), Black Mirror and Peaky Binders (UK), The Vikings (USA) and The Blue Rose (NZ).

Producer George Adams said, “We have always been very confident about Blake but even we are amazed at the commitment
and loyalty shown by our audience and to get this level of international acclaim on top is enormously satisfying for everyone involved in the show.”

Last week the show’s return averaged an excellent 951,000 viewers.

The New York Festival Awards will be held in April.

Australian Film & TV finalists include:

Best Investigative Report
Israel – “Prisoner X – The Australian Connection”
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sydney

Best News Reporter/Correspondent
Nick Lazaredes – An Unholy Conspiracy
SBS Television

Childrens/Youth Program
Dance Academy Series 3
Werner Film Productions

Comedy
The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide To Knife Fighting
Jungleboys Pty Ltd

Direction
SHINE
Bengar Films

Direction: Promotion/Open & IDs
Many Cultures, One Game | Nic
Bengar Films

Drama
The Doctor Blake Mysteries Season 1
December Media

Environment & Ecology
Shark Girl
Kaufmann Productions

Magazine Format
India – “23 Little Lives”
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sydney

Magazine Format
Syria – “Ibrahim’s War”
ABC-TV, FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT

Nature & Wildlife
Kakadu
Northern Pictures

News Promotion
Channel NewsAsia Idents: Precision, Urgency, Clarity
TILT Creative

Sales
Skinny Love
Seven Network Australia

Social Issues
“India on Trial”
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sydney

Talk/Interview
The Agony of Life
High Wire Films

The Arts
War Paint
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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