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The Monte-Carlo Television Festival announced call for entries

The Monte-Carlo Television Festival has announced a call for entries for the renowned Golden Nymph Awards to be presented at the 62nd edition taking place 16-20 June 2023.

This year’s awards program is now officially open with a timeline as follows:

● Submissions close: Thursday, 23 March 2023
● Official Selection to be announced: May 2023
● Golden Nymph Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, 20 June 2023

The Golden Nymph Awards Competition is divided into three categories: Fiction, News & Documentaries and Prince Rainier III Special Prize.

Six Golden Nymph Awards will be presented in the Fiction Category, including Best Film, Best Series, Best Creation, Best Actress, Best Actor, and the Jury Special Prize.

Three Golden Nymph Awards will be presented in the News & Documentaries Category including Best News Program, Best Documentary, and the Jury Special Prize.

In partnership with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the prestigious Prince Rainier III Special Prize will reward the best documentary addressing major environmental issues.

For the Prince Rainier III Special Prize and Fiction categories, each program within the Official Selection will be presented to the press and to the public during the Festival through public screenings, conferences, and press activities.

Previous fiction program winners of the globally regarded Golden Nymph Awards include The Tourist, Borgen, The Killing, Modern Family, Breaking Bad, It’s A Sin, Money Heist, The Marvellous Mrs Maisel, Das Boot, Escape at Dannemora and My Brilliant Friend and previous news and documentaries winners include Navalny – The Man Putin Couldn’t Kill, Erasmus in Gaza, The Diagnosis: COVID-19, Citoyen Nobel, Dollar Heroes – North Korea’s Secret Slaves and ‘Abuse and the UN’. A stellar roster of acting talent has also been recognized by the Festival including Patricia Arquette, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Tony Shalhoub, Thekla Carola Wied, Grégory Montel, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Paul Bettany, Ewan McGregor, Sinéad Keenan, Jenna Coleman and Lydia West.

“As the festival enters its 62nd year, the Golden Nymph Awards continues its legacy of honouring first-rate global television productions. Each year, our selections team receives a plethora of high-caliber submissions, which makes the process and competition very exciting,” said Laurent Puons, CEO of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. “Our goal is to find and accentuate unparalleled programming as well as provide content creators a platform to engage and captivate audiences with compelling projects. The News category will recognize materials that shine a light on important and timely issues whilst our Fiction category will celebrate and reward visually stunning productions and performances of the year. We look forward to receiving this year’s entries and showcasing the very best programs on the world stage”, adds Laurent Puons.

Within the frame of the Golden Nymph Awards Competition, a European panel of TV fans, selected among the BetaSeries community, will bestow a prize to their favorite in the Fiction’s Official Selection. The BetaSeries Public Prize will be presented during the Golden Nymph Awards Ceremony

Additional competition prizes related to humanitarian subject matter include the Prize of the Monaco Red Cross and the AMADE Prize.

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