The AIBs are the international awards for factual video, audio and interactive productions.

2018 marks the 14th year of these independent, influential and respected awards.

“The AIBs are some of the most intelligent, thoughtful awards in the industry”

The AIBs 2018 shortlist

We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the AIBs 2018

 

We would like to thank everyone who entered the competition.

 

Congratulations to all the programmes that have made this year’s shortlist.

 

We look forward to seeing you at the AIBs gala dinner in November.

Shortlist for the Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards

We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards 2018.

You can see the shortlist for the two categories in the Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards here.

Shortlisted entries are invited to join RTI at their 90th celebration gala dinner on the 27th September 2018 in Taipei

The winners will  be revealed during the gala dinner celebrations.

 

 

The AIBs 2018 Entry Book

 

 

Read the AIBs 2018 entry book here.

 

You can see the PDF version of the entry book here.

 

The AIBs 2018 Categories 

TV/Video

Arts and culture
Human interest
Politics and business
Science, technology, nature
Short documentary
Investigative
Domestic affairs
International affairs
Sport event coverage
Children’s
Daily journalism

Radio/Audio

Daily journalism
Arts and culture
Investigative
Human interest
Factual podcast

 

 

 

Specialist

Breakthrough Talent (across all platforms)
Interactive
AIB Impact Award
International Channel of the Year 
Asia-Pacific Sustainability (open to both TV/video and Audio/radio programmes)

The AIBs 2018 | open to productions in every language

Participa hoy: los AIBs 2018 están abiertos a participaciones

¡Los trabajos en español son bienvenidos!

Inscrivez-vous dès aujourd'hui : les AIB 2018 sont ouverts aux inscriptions

Les travaux en langue française sont les bienvenus !

Entry information

Read the entry book here

The AIBs 2018 Broadcast Partner

The AIBs 2018 sponsors

Radio Taiwan is the national broadcaster of Taiwan. RTI broadcasts to the world in 13 thirteen languages under the call sign “Radio Taiwan International”. RTI’s mission is to accurately report on Taiwan’s democratic achievements, arts and humanities, culture and social developments, traditional customs and infrastructure projects. With its diverse and lively programming, RTI remains the international community’s premier window on Taiwan.

This year RTI is celebrating its 90th anniversary.

RTI are sponsoring the first Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards.

Signiant’s intelligent file movement software helps the world’s top content creators and distributors ensure fast, secure delivery of large files over public and private networks. Built on patented acceleration technology, the company’s on-premises software and cloud-native SaaS solutions allow businesses of every size to optimize mission-critical file transfers between users, data centers, and the cloud.

Sponsor of Daily journalism TV/video.

Celebro Media provides first-class tv studios and live services, delivered via industry leading IP connectivity. Celebro Studios are used by some of the world’s biggest broadcasters to make thousands of hours of content every week for traditional television coverage and online media.

Sponsor of International Channel of the Year.

 

Supporters of the AIBs 2018

 

Sponsor the AIBs 2018

With unprecedented global reach over nine months of constant marketing, the AIBs provide the perfect opportunity to gain brand exposure among executives, producers, journalists, editors, technologists and other media leaders in over 150 countries. 

Read our new partnership brochure in digital page-turning edition that explains about the AIBs, our marketing plan, and sets out some ideas of how your company can support this influential and highly respected competition.

You can also download the brochure in PDF format here.

 

The AIBs Advisory Group 2018

 

Nikolay Bogachihin - Head of RT UK

Al Brown - VP, Programming & Film, VICE Studios UK

Paul Bushnell - Auckland Manager, Radio New Zealand

Dorothy Byrne - Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4, UK

Eugen Cojocariu - Head of Radio, Radio Romania International

Phil Critchlow - CEO, TBI Media, UK

Nance Haxton - Freelance Journalist, Australia

Will Jordan - Investigative Producer, Al Jazeera Media Network

John Lippman - Deputy, Language Programming, Voice of America, USA

Greg Moyer - CEO, Blue Chalk Media, USA

Andrew O'Connell - VP Development & Production, Discovery Channel, UK

Carla Sapsford Newman - Freelance Journalist, Singapore

Joanna Spiteri - CEO, Malta Broadcasting Authority

Ben Taylor - Creative Director, Snappin' Turtle, UK

Anders Thomsen - Commissioning Executive, Documentary, DR1, DR3, Denmark

Xiaoying Zhang - Deputy Head International Relations, Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany

 

The Association for International Broadcasting is keen to ensure that the AIBs fully reflect the needs of the media industry around the world. For example, we want to make sure that we provide awards categories that offer the best opportunities for producers to showcase their work.

The Awards Advisory Group meeting was on the 23rd February 2018.

Nikolay Bogachihin - Head of RT UK, RT TV

Al Brown - VP, Programming & Film, VICE Studios UK

Paul Bushnell - Auckland Manager, Radio New Zealand

Dorothy Byrne - Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4, UK

Eugen Cojocariu - Head of Radio, Radio Romania International

Phil Critchlow - CEO - TBI Media, UK

Nance Haxton - Freelance Journalist, Australia

Will Jordan - Investigative Producer, Al Jazeera Media Network

John Lippman - Deputy, Language Programming, Voice of America

Greg Moyer - CEO - Blue Chalk Media, USA

Andrew O'Connell - VP Development & Production, Discovery Channel, UK

Carla Sapsford Newman - Freelance journalist, Singapore

Joanna Spiteri - CEO, Malta Broadcasting Authority

Ben Taylor - Creative Director, Snappin' Turtle, UK

Anders Thomsen - Commissioning Executive, Documentary DR1, DR3, Denmark

Xiaoying Zhang - Deputy Head International Relations, Deutsche Welle, Germany

 

 

Watch highlights of the AIBs 2017

The AIBs 2017 were hosted by Matthew Amrowliwala, presenter of Global on BBC World News, and attended by guests from over 20 countries.

The AIBs 2018 open for entry on 3 April, with the awards event taking place in London on 7 November. 

Full information on this year's competition will be published on this website.