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.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.