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Banff 2012: “Go Back to Where You Came From”, “Paradise Lost 3″ win Non-Fiction Rockies

The SBS series (pictured) and the Joe Berlinger/Bruce Sinofsky doc for HBO are among the winners from Tuesday afternoon's Non-Fiction Rockies ceremony.
June 13, 2012

Controversial Australian docureality series Go Back to Where You Came From (pictured) and HBO’s Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory were among the winners at the Non-Fiction Rockies, held during the Banff World Media Festival on Tuesday afternoon.

Non-Fiction Rockies winners are as follows, with credits supplied by the festival:

Cross-Platform Project – Non-Fiction Programs

Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic

Produced by: Maverick Television

For: Channel 4

United Kingdom

Webseries –Non-Fiction Programs

Bear 71

Produced by: National Film Board of Canada

For: National Film Board of Canada

Canada

Reality Programs

Remodeled

Produced by: Sony Pictures Television

In Association with: Fly On The Wall Entertainment

For: The CW

U.S.

Documentary-style Reality Programs

Toughest Place to be…

Produced by: BBC

For: BBC

United Kingdom; Philippines

Arts & Performing Arts Programs

To Russia with Jazz

Produced by: Sarabandefilm

In Association with: Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), 3sat

For: Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), 3sat

Germany

Lifestyle & Information Programs

Junkie Monastery

Produced by: The Moving Visuals Co Pte Ltd

For: AETN – The Bio Channel

Singapore; USA

Environmental and Wildlife Programs

Frozen Planet

Produced by: BBC

In Association with: NSF, BAS, Royal Navy, PCSP, AAD & NASA

For: BBC

United Kingdom

Popular Science & Technology Programs

Richard Hammond’s Journey to the Centre of the Planet

Produced by: BBC Scotland

For Broadcaster: BBC

United Kingdom; Scotland

Social & Humanitarian Documentaries

Go Back to Where You Came From –Series 1

Produced by: Cordell Jigsaw Productions

For: Special Broadcasting Service

Australia

History & Biography Programs

Gorbachev – A Man Who Changed the World

Produced by: TVN24

In Association with: BBC

For: BBC

Poland; United Kingdom

Investigative & Current Affairs Programs

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Produced by: @Radical Media Productions and HBO Documentary Films

For: HBO

U.S.

The Banff World Media Festival wraps today (June 13).

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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