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17th April 2015

Banff Media Festival Announces The 2015 Rockie Award Nominees

Banff World Media FestivalThe Rockie Awards, held each year at the Banff World Media Festival is the largest program competition of its kind, with industry members from over 40 countries participating in this prestigious awards program. The Rockie Awards celebrates narrative content across 26 categories in drama, documentary, kids, and digital. Nominees come from many nations around the world, and they are chosen by over 350 international entertainment and media industry professionals. Visit the Rockie Awards page to view clips and learn more about the nominees:


Barakamon, Japan
Munya in me, Netherlands
Nobunaga Concerto: The Anime, Japan
The Legend of Korra, USA
The Octonauts, United Kingdom
The Rooster of St-Victor, Canada

Arts and Performance

Legend of Lead Belly, United Kingdom
Skyscraper Live With Nik Wallenda, USA
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, USA
The Carsony Brothers: From Vienna to Las Vegas, Austria
The Island of 1000 Violins, Taiwan
Trial of Chunhyang: A Girl Prosecuted by Feudalism, South Korea

Brand Content

Brojects, Canada
Clover Little Big Cook Off, South Africa
Educating Binky, United Kingdom
LEGO Legends Of Chima, Denmark
Open Gym, Canada
Villa Paraiso, USA

Children’s Fiction

100 Things To Do Before High School, USA
Diddy Movies 2, United Kingdom
Gaby Star, Brazil
Race Against Time, Denmark
Raving Rabbids Invasion, France
The Jungle Bunch: To The Rescue, France

Children’s Nonfiction

Born Lucky, United Kingdom
Cracker Snap!, Austria
Shimajiro’s WOW!, Japan
The Sand Artist and the War, Netherlands
Thyago und der Klang der Trommel, Germany
Wacky World Beaters, Australia

Digital Scripted Series

Convos With My 2-Year-Old, Canada
Guidestones: Sunflower Noir, Canada
Pitch, Canada
Quart de Vie, Canada
Taxi, Sweden
Welcome to the Wayne, USA

Digital Unscripted Series

Cosmos: A National Geographic Deeper Dive, USA
I Was There: Boston Marathon Bombings, USA
Secrets of the Vikings, Canada
Subway Stories, Canada
The Black Lesbian Handbook, United Kingdon
We the Economy, USA

Environmental and Wildlife

I Bought A Rainforest, United Kingdom
Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, USA
Shark Girl, Australia
Toxic Bees: Nature’s Mayday, Taiwan
What’s The Catch?, Australia
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, Canada

History and Biography

14 Diaries of the Great War, Germany
In Line for Anne Frank, Netherlands
Sports on Fire, Canada
The Great War: The People’s Story, United Kingdom
Born to Dance, Japan
The Story of Xiazhuang Village, China

Humanitarian and Investigation

Borderland, USA
Bugarach, Spain
Defectors, South Korea
Prison Songs, Australia
Snowden’s Great Escape, Denmark
Via Annemie, Belgium

Interactive Fiction

Book of Negroes Interactive, Canada
CIRCA 1948, Canada
Dina Foxx: Deadly Contact, Germany
Our World War Interactive, United Kingdom
Strange Empire: The Curiosities of Rebecca Blithely, Canada
The Tale of the Bookworm, South Korea

Interactive Nonfiction

Avatar Secrets, Canada
Canada’s Smartest Person, Canada
Don’t Stop the Music, United Kingdom
Reverse the Odds for Stand Up To Cancer, United Kingdom
Seven Digital Deadly Sins, Canada
War of Words VR, United Kingdom


Little Big Girls, Canada
Super Soul Sunday, USA
Niklas Mat (The Intern Chef), Sweden
The Liquidator, Canada
Trust Me, I’m a Doctor, United Kingdom
Vintage Hunter, Singapore

Made for TV Movie

Houdini, USA
Marvellous, United Kingdom
The Free Man, Taiwan
The Good Sister, Canada
The Witness House, Germany
Woman Under Influence, France


30 Vies, Canada
Discovery of Love, South Korea
EastEnders, United Kingdom
Grey’s Anatomy, USA
My Sunshine, China
Mysterious Summer, Japan

Music and Variety

Graham Norton Show, United Kingdom
Immortal Songs: The Michael Bolton Episode, South Korea
Jimmy Kimmel Live, USA
The JUNO Awards 2014, Canada
The Voice UK, United Kingdom
This Is Opera, Spain


Dinosaur Train, USA
Lily’s Driftwood Bay, United Kingdom
Mike the Knight, Canada
Odd Squad, Canada
Peter Rabbit, USA
The Adventures of Napkin Man, Canada

Procedural Drama

Den Fjarde Mannen, Sweden
Happy Valley, United Kingdom
How To Get Away With Murder, USA
Rogue, Canada
Suits, USA
The Blacklist, USA


Deadliest Catch, USA
Endless Love, China
The Body of Coppens, Belgium
The Fjord Cowboys, Norway
Unusually Thicke, Canada
What’s Your Choice, India

Science and Technology

COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey, USA
Human Universe, United Kingdom
Mayday, Canada
MythBusters, Australia
Secret Life of Cats, United Kingdom
The Great Human Odyssey, Canada

Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Action

Continuum, Canada
Doctor Who, United Kingdom
Marvel’s Agent Carter, USA
Outlander, USA
The Flash, USA
Utopia 2, United Kingdom

Serial Drama

19-2, Canada
Fargo, USA
Jordskott, Sweden
Atles Geld, Austria
MOZU: Night Cry of the MOZU, Japan
Ramses, Netherlands


black-ish, USA
Catastrophe, United Kingdom
Les Beaux Malaises, Canada
Mohawk Girls, Canada
W1A, United Kingdom
Welcome to Sweden, Sweden/USA

Sketch and Comedy

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, USA
En Toen Kwam Ons Ma Binnen (That Awkward Moment), Belgium
Horrible Histories Special, United Kingdom
Lang Leve (Long Live), Belgium
Sunnyside, Canada
The Incredible Adventure of Professor Branestawm, United Kingdom

Youth Fiction

A Komajmok Haza, Hungary
Heartland, Canada
Jorgens, Netherlands
Nowhere Boys , Australia
Open Heart, USA/Canada
Pirate’s Passage, Canada

Youth Non-Fiction

Made in SA, South Africa
Mensjesrechten, Netherlands
MY:24, Australia
The Specials, United Kingdom
Undercover High, Canada
You Are Style, Germany

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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    12:46 am on April 17th, 2015

    .@BanffMedia Festival Announces The 2015 Rockie Award Nominees http://t.co/Egof3dlsXZ

  2. @monstroso
    6:10 pm on April 20th, 2015

    Just heard that Professor Branestawm has been nominated for a Rockie award at Banff World Media Festival http://t.co/f9bbD9S66K

  3. @ElYammers
    6:12 pm on April 20th, 2015

    RT @monstroso: Just heard that Professor Branestawm has been nominated for a Rockie award at Banff World Media Festival http://t.co/f9bbD9S…

  4. @BanjoHfuhruhur
    6:24 pm on April 20th, 2015

    RT @monstroso: Just heard that Professor Branestawm has been nominated for a Rockie award at Banff World Media Festival http://t.co/f9bbD9S…

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