MIPCOM - The world’s entertainment content market
17-20 October 2022
Palais des Festivals, Cannes

Diversity & Inclusion at MIPCOM

The MIPCOM Diversity and Inclusion programme features industry experts and major talent who are speaking out to demonstrate the positive impact of diversity & inclusion across the global media landscape.

MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards

Dedicated to championing and promoting diversity and inclusion in all its forms across the international television industry, the sixth edition of MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards will take place during MIPCOM on Wednesday 19 October 2022 and will be live on OneMIP!

MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards aim to bring attention to deserving programmes of diverse and inclusive background, spotlighting authentic new and established voices and recognising positive programming across the year that embraces excellent representation in exemplary shows.

Awarded programmes will be chosen by charitable organisations and specialized publications that campaign for equality and inclusion.

New this year: 2 categories are joining the MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards

Behind The Scenes Impact Award

Recognizing a person or team whose influence, actions, determination and/or vision behind the scenes – from early stage, final production or anywhere along the process – stands as an inspiration to all television creators and audiences worldwide to support and champion diversity and inclusion in the workplace and/or across a single, or multiple, projects.

Premio MIP Cancun

Presented in partnership with MIP Cancun to honour programmes originating in, and for, Latin America, the Caribbean and/or U.S. Hispanic that exemplify diverse and inclusive stories across the region.

191 programmes have been submitted

>> Call for entries is now closed! <<


Discover MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards Finalists

Discover the Official Selection for the MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards. 3 programmes per sub-category are shortlisted to be presented during the MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 19 October 2022.

Scripted + Non-scripted

Scripted + Non-scripted

Scripted + Non-scripted

Representation of Race and Ethnicity

Scripted

Bangla - the series

  • Submitting Company:  Fandango
  • Original Broadcaster: RAI FICTION
  • Original broadcasting date: April 13 2022  
  • Distributor: Fandango
  • Production Company(ies): Fandango, in collaboration with RAI FICTION
  • Country(ies): Italy
  • Trailer Password: Bangl@!Series_trlse

           Watch the trailer 〉

Pour toi Flora

  • Submitting Company: Nish Media
  • Original Broadcaster: Radio-Canada
  • Original broadcasting date: May 26 2022  
  • Distributor: Attraction Distribution
  • Production Company(ies): Nish Media
  • Country(ies): Canada

           Watch the trailer 〉

Che Peruvian ("Che Peruano")

  • Submitting Company: Flixxo
  • Original Broadcaster: Personal (Argentina), Flixxo
  • Original broadcasting date: June 14 2022  
  • Distributor: Flixxo
  • Production Company(ies): Ernesto Rowe & Niko Chiesa / TeveLab
  • Country(ies): Argentina

           Watch the trailer 〉

Non Scripted

Our African Roots

  • Submitting Company: Chemical Media
  • Original Broadcaster: SBS Australia
  • Original broadcasting date: October 17 2021 
  • Distributor: Abacus Media Rights
  • Production Company(ies): Chemical Media
  • Country(ies): Australia

           Watch the trailer 〉

Unheard

  • Submitting Company: Boom! PR
  • Original Broadcaster: Amazon Prime Video
  • Original broadcasting date: October 29 2021  
  • Distributor: LADbible Group
  • Production Company(ies): LADbible Group Australia
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom

           Watch the trailer 〉

Race Around Britain

  • Submitting Company: Premier Comms
  • Original Broadcaster: YouTube Originals
  • Original broadcasting date: December 6 2021  
  • Distributor: YouTube Originals
  • Production Company(ies): Expectation, Munz Made It
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom

           Watch the trailer 〉

Representation of LGBTQIA+

Scripted

Heartstopper

  • Submitting Company: Netflix
  • Original Broadcaster: Netflix
  • Original broadcasting date: April 22 2022  
  • Distributor: Netflix
  • Production Company(ies): A See-Saw Films Production for Netflix
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom

           Watch the trailer 〉

Sort Of

  • Submitting Company: Sphere Media
  • Original Broadcaster: CBC/HBO Max
  • Original broadcasting date: November 9 2021
  • Distributor: Abacus Media Rights, Sphere Media Distribution
  • Production Company(ies): Sphere Media Toronto (formerly Sienna Films)
  • Country(ies): Canada

           Watch the trailer 〉

(S)he

  • Submitting Company: Newen Connect
  • Original Broadcaster: TF1
  • Original broadcasting date: November 1 2021  
  • Distributor: Newen Connect
  • Production Company(ies): And So On Films
  • Country(ies): France

           Watch the trailer 〉

Non Scripted

LA (A Queer History)

  • Submitting Company: 4Mat Factory
  • Original Broadcaster: PBS
  • Original broadcasting date: June 23 2022
  • Distributor: PBS, A+E
  • Production Company(ies): L.A. Queer History Inc x 4Mat Factory
  • Country(ies): Netherlands

           Watch the trailer 〉

QUEENS TO THE RESCUE

  • Submitting Company: ATRESMEDIA TELEVISIÓN
  • Original Broadcaster: ATRESplayer PREMIUM
  • Original broadcasting date: July 10 2022
  • Distributor: ATRESMEDIA TELEVISIÓN
  • Production Company(ies): ATRESMEDIA TV with the collaboration of ESTUDIOS BUENDIA
  • Country(ies): Spain
  • Trailer Password: MIP TRAILER REINAS

           Watch the trailer 〉

Freddie Mercury: The Final Act

  • Submitting Company: Rogan Productions
  • Original Broadcaster: BBC Two
  • Original broadcasting date: November 27 2021 
  • Distributor: BBC Studios
  • Production Company(ies): Rogan Productions
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom
  • Trailer Password: 20Y3AR53P2

           Watch the trailer 〉

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The International Co-Production & Entertainment Content Market

                                               

17-20 October 2022

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Representation of Disability

Scripted

Exceptional

  • Submitting Company: Armoza Formats
  • Original Broadcaster: KAN 11
  • Original broadcasting date: July 3 2022
  • Distributor: Armoza Formats
  • Production Company(ies): Eight Productions
  • Country(ies): Israel

           Watch the trailer 〉

Dodger

  • Submitting Company: NBCUniversal Global Distribution
  • Original Broadcaster: CBBC and BBC iPlayer
  • Original broadcasting date: February 6 2022  
  • Distributor: NBCUniversal Global Distribution
  • Production Company(ies): Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group
  • Country(ies): United States

           Watch the trailer 〉

Audrey's Back

  • Submitting Company: Beta Film
  • Original Broadcaster: Quebecor/Club Illico
  • Original broadcasting date: November 18 2021 
  • Distributor: Beta Film
  • Production Company(ies): Pixcom in collaboration with Quebecor Content
  • Country(ies): Canada/Germany

           Watch the trailer 〉

Non Scripted

We Don't Play Dolly

  • Submitting Company: The Moving Visuals Co.
  • Original Broadcaster: Mediacorp Singapore
  • Original broadcasting date: March 1 2022  
  • Distributor: Mediacorp
  • Production Company(ies): The Moving Visuals Co.
  • Country(ies): Singapore

           Watch the trailer 〉

Speechless

  • Submitting Company: RTÉ
  • Original Broadcaster: RTÉ
  • Original broadcasting date: March 3 2022  
  • Distributor: RTÉ Programme Sales
  • Production Company(ies): Firebrand Productions
  • Country(ies): Ireland
  • Trailer Password: RTEProgrammeSales

           Watch the trailer 〉

Ellie Simmonds: A World Without Dwarfism

  • Submitting Company: Keshet International
  • Original Broadcaster: BBC One
  • Original broadcasting date: April 5 2022  
  • Distributor: Keshet International
  • Production Company(ies): Flicker Productions
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom

           Watch the trailer 〉

Representation of Diversity in Kids Programming

Pre-school

CBeebies Presentation

  • Submitting Company: BBC
  • Original Broadcaster: CBeebies and BBC iPlayer
  • Original broadcasting date: September 20 2021
  • Distributor: BBC
  • Production Company(ies): BBC
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom
  • Trailer Password: bbcawards456!

           Watch the trailer 〉

Proud To Be Me

  • Submitting Company: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Original Broadcaster: CBC
  • Original broadcasting date: June 18 2022
  • Distributor: CBC
  • Production Company(ies): CBC
  • Country(ies): Canada

           Watch the trailer 〉

Lili & Lola

  • Submitting Company: Big Bad Boo Studios
  • Original Broadcaster: Oznoz
  • Original broadcasting date: January 28 2021  
  • Distributor: Big Bad Boo Studios
  • Production Company(ies): Big Bad Boo Studios
  • Country(ies): Canada

           Watch the trailer 〉

Older Children

Jamie Johnson S6 - Ep8 - 'The Right Thing'

  • Submitting Company: Short Form Film Ltd
  • Original Broadcaster: BBC
  • Original broadcasting date: November 14 2021  
  • Distributor: BBC Studios
  • Production Company(ies): Short Form Film Ltd
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom

           Watch the trailer 〉

First Day

  • Submitting Company: Epic Films
  • Original Broadcaster: Hulu + ABC ME
  • Original broadcasting date: March 31 2022
  • Distributor: Australian Children's Television Foundation
  • Production Company(ies): Epic Films in association with KOJO Studios
  • Country(ies): Australia

           Watch the trailer 〉

Onyx Family Dinner

  • Submitting Company: Premier Comms
  • Original Broadcaster: YouTube Originals
  • Original broadcasting date: November 4 2021
  • Distributor: YouTube Originals
  • Production Company(ies): Pocket.watch
  • Country(ies): United Kingdom

           Watch the trailer 〉

Premio MIP Cancun

Che Peruvian ("Che Peruano")

  • Submitting Company: Flixxo
  • Original Broadcaster: Personal (Argentina), Flixxo
  • Original broadcasting date: June 14 2022  
  • Distributor: Flixxo
  • Production Company(ies): Ernesto Rowe & Niko Chiesa / TeveLab
  • Country(ies): Argentina

           Watch the trailer 〉

Because Victoria

  • Submitting Company: VIS (a division of Paramount)
  • Original Broadcaster: Amazon Prime Video
  • Original broadcasting date: August 20 2021 
  • Distributor: VIS
  • Production Company(ies): VIS - Oficina Burman
  • Country(ies): Argentina

           Watch the trailer 〉

Grandes Mujeres Latinoamericanas

  • Submitting Company: Nuts Media
  • Original Broadcaster: YouTube/Billiken
  • Original broadcasting date: November 20 2021 
  • Distributor: Billiken
  • Production Company(ies): Billiken, Nuts Media
  • Country(ies): Argentina

           Watch the trailer 〉

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The International Co-Production & Entertainment Content Market

                                               

17-20 October 2022

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards Jury Members

All programmes submitted to the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards will be short-listed by members of the MIP Markets’ Diversity Advisory Board, comprised of leading professionals committed to diversity and inclusion in the global media landscape. MIPCOM thanks them all for their ongoing support and guidance to this programme.

Diversity Board Members

Bunmi Akintonwa, CEO, Little Black Book Company, Italy; Sahar Baghery, Head of Content, Amazon Prime Video, France; David Cornwall, Managing Director, Scorpion Television, UK; Mark Garner, EVP Global Content Sales & Business Development, A+E Networks,  USA

Nick Smith, EVP Formats, All3Media International, UK; Sallyann Keizer, Managing Director, Sixth Sense Media, UK; David Levine, UK; Mounia Aram, Founder & President, Mounia Aram Company, France

Additional Jury Members

Shabnam Rezaei, President, Big Bad Boo Studios, Canada; Bruna Capozzoli, Consultant, UK; Deborah Williams, Executive Director, The Creative Diversity Network (CDN), UK; Cédric Petitpas, Head of Family Partnership, YouTube UK & Ireland, Google UK, UK

Adam Pearson, Actor & Presenter, UK; Wincie Knight, VP, Global Inclusion Strategy, Paramount, UK; Fathima Beckmann, VP, Global Inclusion, Paramount, Spain; André Renaud, SVP Global Format Sales, BBC Studios, UK

Tshepo Moche, Development Consultant, Content Creator & Writer, Play Nice Pictures, South Africa; Patrick Connolly, Consultant, USA; Antony Haynes, Head of D&I, Co Founder D.I.M.E.S. (Diversity in Media, Entertainment, Sport), Netherlands

Francis Y. Brown, Animax FYB Studios, Ghana; Sithembiso Mphele, Producer, Tshimologong, South Africa; Courtney Arumugam, Creative Development, Content & Entertainment Lego, UK; Betty Sulty-Johnson, VP Global Sales & Coproduction, Trace Studios, France

Premio MIP Cancun Jury Members

Ana Celia Urquidi, Executive Producer & CEO, Atenea Media

Coty Cagliolo, Head of Productions for Latin America, Fremantle, Mexico

Mariana Perez, Head of Development & Production, The Walt Disney Company Latin America

Final Round Jury

Awarded projects will be chosen by the following charitable organisations and specialised publications that campaign for equality and inclusion. Awarded programmes will also show originality and excellence in terms of storytelling, casting and production values.

MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards Sponsors

The awards are organised by MIPCOM in collaboration with founding partner DiversifyTV, and in association with founding Presenting Partner A+E Networks and returning Awards Partners Telefilm Canada and All3Media International and D.I.M.E.S. (Diversity In Media, Entertainment, Sport), among other supporting partner companies and organisations. This year also sees Netflix boarding the awards as a Presenting Partner.

FOUNDING PARTNER

FOUNDING & PRESENTING PARTNER

PRESENTING PARTNER

RETURNING AWARDS PARTNER

RETURNING AWARDS PARTNER

SUPPORTING PARTNER

SUPPORTING PARTNER

SUPPORTING PARTNER

MIPCOM CANNES Diversify TV Awards - 2021 Winners

LGBTQIA+ Scripted: It's a sin, RED Production Company for Channel 4 and HBO Max in association with All3Media International, UK

LGBTQIA+ Unscripted: Shine True, VICE Studios, Canada

Race & Ethinicity Scripted: The Money Maker, Kalel Productions, UK

Race & Ethinicity Unscripted: Dreaming whilst black, Big Deal Films Ltd, UK

Disability Scripted: Welcome to adulthood, Caminando, France

Disability Unscripted: Summer in lockdown, Drummer TV, UK

Kids Preschool: 16 Hudson, Big Bad Boo Studios, Canada

Kids Older Children: FYI's Kidversation, Fresh Start Media Production, UK