Two multi award-winning ABC programs have been shortlisted for the Television Business International – Content Innovation Awards, to be held at MIPCOM in October this year.
The ABC’s factual series You Can’t Ask That has been nominated for Entertainment Format of The Year, alongside some of the world’s largest and most expensive shiny floor shows. Heralded here and overseas for diverse storytelling, ABC Commercial has sold the format for You Can’t Ask That to 10 countries – making it one of the ABC’s most successful formats.
Australian crime investigation series Exposed: The Case of Keli Lane has been short listed for Best Use of Social Media. EXPOSED: The Case of Keli Lane takes a unique approach to documentary storytelling, advancing the manner in which multi-part series are produced, revolutionising the role of the audience and transforming how factual content is engaged with.
Michael Carrington, ABC acting director entertainment & specialist, said: “As Australia’s leading creative voice, the ABC is proud to be recognised on the international stage for content innovation. Congratulations to the ABC teams behind You Can’t Ask That and Exposed: The Case of Keli Lane for showing that distinctive and engaging Australian content touches hearts and opens minds with viewers around the world.”
Winners will be announced at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes on Sunday, 13 October 2019.