MIPCOM Diversify Awards 2023: winners

MIPCOM Diversify Awards 2023: winners

SBS documentary The Swap was a winner at the MIPCOM Diversify Awards in Cannes.

The 2023 Southern Pictures series followed Brisbane students from very different cultures, religions, and backgrounds change schools and family lifestyles.

Its win meant ABC doco Folau missed out, along with Queerstralia in a separate category.

Winners in Bold:

Representation of Disability – Non-Scripted

Inside our Autistic Minds (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: BBC Two
Distributor: BBC Studios
Production Company: BBC Studios

The Roads of Ae-rin and Woo-ryeong (South Korea)
Original Broadcaster: KBS (Korean Broadcasting System)
Distributor: KBS Media
Production Company: KBS

Disability & Abortion: The Hardest Choice (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: Channel 4
Distributor: Banijay Rights
Production Companies: RFD Television and Hey Sonny

Representation of Disability – Scripted

About Antoine (Canada)
Original Broadcaster: Club illico, TVA
Distributor: Amuz Distribution
Production Company: ComediHa!

Aspergirl (France)
Original Broadcaster: OCS
Distributor: France tv distribution
Production Company: Patafilm

Simple (Spain)
Original Broadcaster: Movistar Plus+
Distributor: Beta Film
Production Companies: Movistar Plus+ in collaboration with Destrucción y Salvación

Representation of Diversity in Kids Programming – Older Children

Phoenix Rise (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: BBC iPlayer
Distributor: Sinking Ship
Production Company: BBC Studios Kids & Family

Supa Team 4 (South Africa)
Original Broadcaster: Netflix
Distributor: Netflix
Production Companies: Triggerfish Animation Studios and Cake Entertainment

Ghostwriter (Canada)
Original Broadcaster: Apple TV+
Distributor: Apple TV+
Production Companies: Sinking Ship Entertainment, Sesame Workshop

Representation of Diversity in Kids Programming – Pre-School

Dog Squad (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: BBC
Distributor: BBC
Production Company: Hello Halo Kids for BBC

Reu and Harper’s Wonder World (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: Channel 5
Distributor: Channel 5 and Doc Hearts Ltd
Production Company: Doc Hearts Ltd

Kiya & the Kimoja Heroes (U.S.)
Original Broadcaster: Disney Jr and Disney+
Distributor: eOne
Production Company(ies): Frog Box, Disney EMEA, France Televisions, Triggerfish Animation Studio

Representation of LGBTQIA+ – Non-Scripted

Queerstralia (Australia)
Original Broadcaster: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Distributor: ABC Commercial
Production Company: Guesswork Television

Lotus Sports Club (Cambodia)
Original Broadcaster: TVK National Television of Cambodia
Distributor: Dutch CORE
Production Company: Document Our History NOW and RoCK

Naked Education (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: Channel 4
Distributor: All3Media International
Production Company: Betty TV

Representation of LGBTQIA+ – Scripted

Nights in Tefía (Spain)
Original Broadcaster: ATRESplayer
Distributor: Buendia Estudios Canarias
Production Companies: Buendia Estudios Canarias with the participation of Atresmedia TV

About Sasha (France)
Original Broadcaster: france tv slash and France 5
Distributor: France tv distribution
Production Companies: Jerico TV & Big Band Story

She Loves to Cook, and She Loves to Eat (Japan)
Original Broadcaster: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Distributor: NHK Enterprises
Production Companies: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)/MMJ

Representation of Race and Ethnicity – Non-Scripted

The Swap (Australia)
Original Broadcaster: SBS Australia
Distributor: No Distributor
Production Company: Southern Pictures

Folau (Australia)
Original Broadcaster: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Distributor: ABC Commercial
Production Company: In Films

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World (U.K.)
Original Broadcaster: BBC 2
Distributor: BBC Studios
Production Company: BBC Studios

Representation of Race and Ethnicity – Scripted

Riches (U.K.)
Original Broadcasters: Amazon Prime Video and ITV
Distributor: Banijay Rights
Production Company: Greenacre Films

Little Bird (Canada)
Original Broadcaster: Crave and APTN lumi
Distributor: Fremantle
Production Companies: Rezolution Pictures, OP Little Bird

Sam – A Saxon (Germany)
Original Broadcaster: Disney+
Distributor: Disney
Production Company: Big Window Productions (An UFA Fiction Productions GmbH Label)

Source: Hollywood Reporter