The Digital Studio Awards are a showcase of industry excellence for the TV, film and broadcast production sectors in the Middle East. The great and the good of the industry are brought together at the Digital Studio Awards, with more than 300 senior figures from the region’s studios, broadcasters, pre, production and post-production facilities gathering to witness the winners in hotly contested categories.
Held on the second evening of CABSAT – the Middle East’s largest broadcast and satellite trade show – the Digital Studio Awards are well established as the defining awards programme in the region and Wednesday 22nd March 2017 will see the 13th instalment of the awards acknowledging the best industry achievements that the Middle East has to offer.
With attendees regularly including industry leaders, local celebrities and even Academy Award winners, the Digital Studio Awards are truly the social occasion of the year for broadcast and production professionals to come together for a fun and glamorous evening of competition and celebration.
For a full report on the Digital Studio Awards 2016 and the winners on the night, please click here.
To view the picture gallery of the winners from 2016, please click here.
To view a picture gallery from the awards evening, please click here.
The winners of the Digital Studio Awards 2016 were:
Best Content Capture - Image Nation Abu Dhabi for Zinzana
Best Live Action Capture - Emirates and Dubai Film Production
Best Special Effects / CGI - Real Image TV Production for its Ministry of Culture – Beach & Desert UAE Army TVC
Best Use of Animation - Cartoon Network Studios Arabia for Mansour Season 2, produced in partnership with Creative Generation and Two Four 54.
Best Editing Award – Image Nation Abu Dhabi for Zinzana.
Outstanding Sound Capture - Mile Studios for ‘A Passage of Courage’
Excellence in Post Production - Filmmaster and Nestle Middle East, for the Ikigai Campaign
Studio of the Year - Dubai Studio City for Dubai Sound Stage
Outstanding Achievement in Workflow - OSN – Rugby World Cup coverage
Best Technical Installation Award - Al Jazeera Media Network
Content Delivery Platform of the Year - Etisalat
Satellite Services Innovation of the Year - du Broadcast Services
Best Technology Innovation Award - Panasonic for its VariCam 35
Best Service Innovation – Integracast MENA for ChloroFILM
Up & Coming Filmmaker of the Year – Majid Al Ansari
Broadcast Executive of the Year – Sanjay Raina, general manager of Fox International Channels MENA and Pakistan
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