“Skywire Live,” “Inside Man” among IMPACT winners

Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda (pictured), Oprah's Next Chapter and Inside Man were among the winners of this year's IMPACT Awards, which honor achievements in documentary, factual and historical programming.
March 17, 2014

Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda (pictured), Oprah’s Next Chapter and Inside Man were among the winners of this year’s IMPACT Awards.

The awards recognize achievements in documentary, factual and historical programming and were handed out during the Impact Media Summit, which ran from March 12-14 in Turin, Italy.

This year’s entries spanned digital, broadcast and theatrical and were judged by a jury of more than 40 programmers, buyers, producers, researchers, film reviewers and historians.

The full list of winners follows below:

Perfect Storms Interactive
Secret Location in association with Entertainment One and Shaw Media

Conversations and Dialogue
Oprah’s Next Chapter
OWN and Harpo Studios

Culture and Politics
The Presidents’ Gatekeepers
Goldfish Pictures, CCWHIP Productions, Peacock Productions and Discovery Channel

Taglicht media GmbH in association with preTV and GA&A
Germany, Austria and Italy

Documentary Style Reality
Inside Man
Warrior Poets and CNN

Historical Drama
Vincente Ferrer
TVE/RTVE in association with Grupo Ganga and Visiona

Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda
Peacock Productions with Discovery Channel

Use of Historical Archives
Khrushchev Does America
Point du Jour with Robert Stones Productions and Sundial Entertainment
France, U.S. and Canada

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