European Science TV and New media Festival 2013 Awards

European Science TV and New Media Festival 2013 Awards Evening

The European Science TV and New Media Festival 2013 Awards Ceremony

The European Science TV and New Media Festival 2013 Awards Evening held in Lisbon on the 22nd November this year was an enormous success. The organizers EuroScience, EuroPAWS and Ciencia Viva were very pleased to award altogether nine prizes to the authors of productions judged as best in their category.

Shortlisted productions

The full list of shortlisted productions and the winners for each category are below.

TV Documentaries – supported by Janssen

  • Eat, Fast, and Live Longer from the series Horizon, BBC
  • Japan Tsunami: How It Happened Pioneer Productions for Channel 4, UK
  • MND: The Inside Track, Independent Pictures for RTE Ireland
  • The Tamiflu Saga: A Pandemic Business, Falo, Swiss State Television RSI
  • Wonders Of Life Episode 1: What is Life, BBC WINNER

TV Drama & Docu-Drama – supported by NEF: The Innovation Institute

  • Hugo’s Brain, Elzevir Films for France 2 WINNER of the BEST TV DOCU-DRAMA
  • Legacy Story from the series Silent Witness BBC WINNER of the BEST TV DRAMA
  • The Challenger, BBC

TV General Programmes – supported by EuroPAWS

  • Biomimetics Episode of the series MATIERE GRISE, RTBF Belgium
  • Jeopardy, Episode of the series Q.I., Talkback/Freemantle Media UK for BBC
  • Science Club, BBC WINNER
  • The Science Squad, New Decade TV for RTE Ireland

New Media Productions – supported by EuroScience

  • Interactive Presentation Of The Institute Of Physiology, OAT Studios & The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
  • SDKids: Science Demonstrations By Kids, Exploratorio Centro Ciencia Viva, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Race To The Bottom Of The Ocean, BBC News, UK
  • The Human Animal – The Natural History Museum of Denmark WINNER

The Environment Prize – supported by BASF

  • Fish’s Finished, WDR, Germany
  • Japan Tsunami: How It Happened, Pioneer Productions for Channel 4, UK WINNER
  • The Last Days Of Man – Episode 2: Threats from Ourselves, Swedish Television SVT2
  • The Lithium Revolution, ARTE Germany/France and WDR

Medical Research – supported by “La Caixa” Foundation

  • Eat, Fast, Live Longer, from the series Horizon, BBC WINNER
  • Heart Of The Matter, RTE, Ireland
  • MND – The Inside Track, Independent Pictures for RTE, Ireland
  • The Tamiflu Saga: A Pandemic Business, Falo, Swiss State Television RSI

Women in Science – supported by l’Oreal (UK & Ireland)

  • Lise Meitner: Mother Of The Atomic Bomb, ZDF and ARTE France/Germany
  • MND: The Inside Track, Independent Pictures for RTE Ireland WINNER
  • The Forgotten Epidemic, WDR, Germany
  • The Science Squad, RTE, Ireland

The Audience Prize – supported by Ciencia Viva

  • Breaking Ground, one of UCD IADT Science Expression Short Films – University College Dublin & The National Film School IADT, Ireland
  • The Challenger, BBC WINNER
  • Ferenc Krausz: The Paparazzo Of Electrons, The Max Planck Institute, Germany
  • The Power Of Plants; Episode 3 of Invisible Nature, Mona Lisa Production for France 5