2012 Factual Entertainment Awards opens call for entries

In a high-profile presentation at realscreen's 2012 Factual Entertainment Forum, the awards ceremony will pay tribute to outstanding content from around the world at the industry's first truly global celebration of factual entertainment excellence.
November 3, 2011

The 2012 Factual Entertainment Awards, presented as part of realscreen’s Factual Entertainment Forum, has announced its call for entries.

The third annual awards ceremony will take place at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica, California, on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

Entries will be accepted in the following categories: competition programming, lifestyle programming, reality programming and non-fiction programming. To find out more about the categories and the sub-categories within each, click here.

Winners will be determined by juries that will include several of the industry’s most highly regarded experts in these audience fields. They’ll also single out projects that merit special Creative Talent & Craft Awards for directing, cinematography, music, hosting/presenting, editing, casting, most compelling character and most original concept. New inductees will also be admitted to the Factual Entertainment Awards Hall of Fame.

The deadline for entries is Friday, January 13, 2012 at 5 p.m. EST.

To learn more about the Factual Entertainment Awards and to submit your entries, please visit the official awards site. Stay tuned for more info.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.