Winners of MIPCOM Cannes Diversify TV Awards 2022

Winners of MIPCOM Cannes Diversify TV Awards 2022
RX France unveiled the winners of the sixth MIPCOM Cannes Diversify TV Awards on the penultimate day of this year’s edition of the annual market.

The awards, which celebrate diversity and inclusion in the TV industry, honored 10 winners in the Grand Auditorium of Cannes’ Palais des Festivals in a ceremony hosted by TV presenter Femi Oke. This year’s edition of the awards received 190 submissions this year from 27 countries.

The winners recognized at this year’s event from unscripted projects were:

Representation of Race and Ethnicity – Non-Scripted

Our African Roots (pictured)
Original broadcaster: SBS Australia
Distributor: Abacus Media Rights
Produced by Chemical Media

Representation of LGBTQIA+ – Non-Scripted

LA (A Queer History)
Original broadcaster: PBS
Distributor: PBS, A+E
Produced by L.A. Queer History Inc. x 4Mat Factory

Representation of Disability – Non-Scripted

Ellie Simmonds: A World Without Dwarfism
Original broadcaster: BBC One
Distributor: Keshet International
Produced by Flicker Productions

As well, the new Behind the Scenes Impact Award was presented to FWD-Doc, an international collective of filmmakers with disabilities who advocate to increase the visibility of, support for and direct access to opportunities, networking and employment for D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse filmmakers.