Diversity & Inclusion at MIPCOM

  • The MIPCOM 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Programme features industry experts and major talent who are speaking out to not only create more opportunities for diverse talent, but to demonstrate the positive impact of diversity across the global media landscape.

    In its third year, the programme includes high-level networking events and the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards, honouring inclusive content that impacts and inspires audiences around the globe.

    Diversity and Inclusion - MIPCOM
  • Diversify TV Excellence Awards

    Championing and promoting diversity and inclusion in all forms across the international television industry

  • 7 Categories

    Representation of Race and Ethnicity
    • Scripted
    • Non-Scripted
    Representation of LGBTQ+
    • Scripted
    • Non-Scripted
    Representation of Disability
    • Scripted
    • Non-Scripted
    Kids Programming
    • Across all genres
    Submission are now closed.
    The Shortlist public announcement will be made by end of September 2019
    2018 Awards Winners 〉
  • Jury Members

    Diversify TV Excellence Awards

    All programmes submitted to the competition 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.

  • More Jury Members

  • Testimonials

  • MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards
    2018 winners

  • Race and Ethnicity


    The boy with the topknot

    A touching, humorous & emotional story of a 2nd generation Indian growing up in Britain & how he juggles his family, love life and career and comes to terms with who he really is.

    Production: Kudos Film & Television and Parti Productions
    Distribution: Endemol Shine International
    Original Broadcaster: BBC Two
    Country UK

    Race and Ethnicity


    Against all odds

    The Fight for a Black Middle Class is a look at the extraordinary difficulty African Americans have faced in their efforts to establish a middle-class standard of living.

    Production: Public Square Media
    Distribution: Scorpion TV
    Original Broadcaster: PBS
    Country: USA



    Home and away

    Home and Away is an Australian serial drama that chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heartbreaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in Australia.

    Production: Seven Studios Australia
    Distribution: Endemol Shine International
    Original Broadcaster: Seven Network Australia
    Country: Australia



    My house

    Ballroom is where your wildest dreams can come true, but to receive validation, status and recognition: you must walk.

    Production: VICE MEDIA
    Distribution: VICE MEDIA
    Original Broadcaster: VICELAND
    Country: USA
  • Disability

    Blind Donna

    Blind Donna

    How does it feel when every date is a blind date? Donna is a 27-yearold woman looking for love. Her partner leaves and also wants the house for himself and his new girlfriend. However, Donna decides to move on and find the prince of her dreams.

    Production: Production House
    Distribution: Yle Sales
    Original Broadcaster: Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company
    Country: Finland


    Different Like Me

    Different like me

    Life can be difficult when you’re different. What happens if strangers with the same condition, turn up at door of someone in need and spend the next few days living their lives? Could being one of the crowd for once, help them change the way they live their lives forever?

    Production: Hello Halo
    Distribution: BBC Studios
    Original Broadcaster: BBC Three
    Country: UK

    Kids’ Programming

    First Day

    First day

    It’s Hannah’s first day of high school. It’s also the first day she’ll wear a girl’s school uniform and go by her chosen name rather than the boy’s name she was given at birth.

    Production: Epic Films
    Distribution: Epic Films
    Original Broadcaster: ABC ME
    Country: Australia
  • And you? Join us!

    MIPCOM is a proud supporter of diversity and inclusion in the global media industry

    Attend as a Visitor


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  • Diversity and Inclusion - Sponsors and Partners

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