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2018 Rockie Awards - CBC’s Kim’s Convenience star Andrew Phung hosts the 2018 Program Competition

2018 Rockie Awards - Employable Me wins Best Lifestyle Program

2018 Rockie Awards - Hokuto: The Conversion of a Killer wins Best Drama Series: Non-English Language

2019 Rockie Awards - The Banff World Media Festival’s Executive Director Jenn Kuzmyk presents the Grand Jury Prize

2019 Rockie Awards - From CBC’s Workin’ Moms, Juno Rinaldi hosts the 2019 Program Competition

2019 Rockie Awards - VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race wins Best Reality Program

2022 Rockie Awards - The Rockies presentation is about to begin

2022 Rockie Awards - Actor and Comedian Rakhee Morzaria kicks off the 2022 Program Competition

2022 Rockie Awards - APTN’s A Nation and Her Mother wins Best Short Non-Fiction Program

2022 Rockie Awards - Help wins Best Feature Length Film

2022 Rockie Awards - Six Degrees wins Best in Live Action Youth

2022 Rockie Awards - Rebekah Miskin receives the Inaugural Emerging Talent Prize

2022 Rockie Awards - Audrey’s Back wins the Prix Francophone (Rockies Francophone Prize)

2022 Rockie Awards - HBO Max’s Friends: The Reunion wins for Best Comedy and Variety Program

With a 45-year legacy, the prestigious Rockie Awards International Program Competition recognizes excellence in global television and digital content. Entries from more than 45 countries compete each year, and winners are selected by an international industry jury of 150+ senior entertainment and media professionals. The Rockies are open to genres and platforms including drama, non-fiction, digital, kids, youth and podcasts. Category winners, including the Grand Jury Prize will be announced at a ceremony that will be presented at the Banff World Media Festival in June 2024.

Rockies Gala

In addition to our competitive awards, the Banff World Media Festival board of directors annually bestows special honours on deserving individuals, productions, or companies at the BANFF Gala Awards.

Those have included:

Buffalo Rock Award
Award of Excellence
Canadian Award of Distinction
Innovative Producer Award
Company of Distinction
Career Achievement Award
Program of the Year
Showrunner of the Year
The Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award
The Creative Voice Award