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BWTVF 2007 Goes Green with David Suzuki, Daryl Hannah and Tim Flannery
The Banff World Television Festival is turning over a green leaf this year, introducing eco-friendly practices and a focus on climate change. As part of this initiative, environmentalist, broadcaster and award-winning scientist David Suzuki, actor and environmentalist Daryl Hannah, and internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, conservationist and author Tim Flannery have been confirmed to take part in a panel entitled "Code Green - Environmental Responsibility in the Media". Read More
BBC Director General Mark Thompson to Accept Banff World Television Festival 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award on Behalf of the BBC
The Banff World Television Festival will present its 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award to the British Broadcasting Corporation. The BBC will be honoured for its high-quality programming and overall contribution to the television industry. Mark Thompson, Director General of the BBC will attend BWTVF to accept the award, and to take part in a Question and Answer session at the close of BWTVFs sister event, nextMEDIA - The Future of Digital Content on Sunday June 10, that will be attended by delegates from both events. Read More
Nominees Announced for 28th Annual Banff World Television Awards
The Banff World Television Festival, in partnership with Alberta Film, is pleased to announce the nominees for the Banff World Television Awards, the annual international television program competition which this year attracted more than 800 entries across 20 categories. Read More