The AIBs 2017

Congratulations to all the winners at the AIBs on the 1 November 2017.

The AIB revealed the winners of its 2017 awards at a gala evening in London on 1 November, hosted by Matthew Amroliwala, presenter of Global on BBC World News. (pictured)

2017 has been a record year  for this competition that rewards the best factual productions across video, audio and online. The AIBs are truly international, with work submitted from every continent, and winners from  North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania.

More than 200 people joined the awards night on 1 November, travelling from New Zealand, Australia, North America, Taiwan, Hong Kong and across Europe to celebrate inspiring creativity in factual programming.

See the Winners and Finalists book here

See the category reels from the AIBs 2017 here


BBC Arabic/BBC Our World - Starving Yemen - AIB Impact Award

CNN - The Battle for Mosul Begins - Breaking news video

ITV News - Fighting Famine - Continuing news coverage video

ITV News - The Opioid Crisis Ravaging America - News feature video

Al Jazeera English - 101 East - Duterte: A President's Report Card Politics and business video

Media Stockade - The Surgery Ship - Human interest video

Channel 4 - Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad - Investigative video

Fusion - The Traffickers - International affairs video

BBC Sport - The FA Cup Final - Sport video

Snappin' Turtle Productions - Can a Robot Replace Ed Sheeran? - Children's and youth video

Mihai Gâdea - Antena 3 - Presenter of the year video

DW Deutsche Welle - Living Planet - The Road to Renewables - Continuing news coverage audio

Al Jazeera English - A Voyage to Antarctica - Interactive

BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC World Service Assignment and Crossing Continents BBC Radio 4 - Stealing Innocence in Malawi - Investigative audio

BBC Radio Bristol for BBC World Service - The Story of the Bamboo Club - Human interest audio

Radio Taiwan International - Rainbows in the Sunlight - Lesbians' Children in Taiwan - Winner in the News feature audio category

John Campbell - Radio New Zealand - Presenter of the year audio (collected by Paul Thompson of RNZ)

AFP, Al Jazeera, the BBC, Blue Chalk Media, Brinkworth Films, BFBS, Celebro Media, Media Stockade, TRT World and others joined us for the 2017 #iamabroadcaster Masterclass.

The 2017 AIBs Masterclass was held on floor two, M by Montcalm, Shoreditch, London EC1V 1JH on Thursday 2 November 2017.This half-day event allowed delegates from around the world the opportunity to meet colleagues and to share knowledge ideas and gain inspiration. Some of the world’s top factual programme makers from Australia, France, Turkey, the UK, and the USA took part.

It provided a forum to discuss the way programme making and story-telling works in different markets, and to explore the challenges of reaching linear and online audiences. 


Pictures from the AIBs 2017

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