FRAPA congratulates the winners of the INTERNATIONAL FORMAT AWARDS 2015
Cannes, April 11th 2015
The International Format Awards organised by C21, FRAPA and EMC showed that creating and developing formats is the centre of the international media and television industry. ‘No content, no cash’as one of the nominees expressed the importance of the format industry.
This year the awards were being organized in a different set up. A panel of judges spent a considerable amount of time to screen the finalists from all over the world. The full list of winners:
Media entrepreneur and former SVT director of programmes Annie Wegelius received the International Formats Gold Award, The FRAPA Board congratulates Wegelius with this prestigious award and thanks her for the many years of inspiring all of us working in the format industry.
“When you look back at the big changes in the formats industry it’s almost always on the back of new technology – premium telephony, non-linear editing and so on. Everything is a version of everything else until somebody says ‘what happens if we take a house and put 24 cameras in there with new technology?’.