The sixth edition of the ASBU BroadcastPro Selevision Awards concluded late Tuesday evening. The awards evening rewarded industry specialists from the MENA broadcast industry in both traditional and new media space. We had 18 awards in creative and technical categories in broadcast, two satellite awards as well as four awards by our title sponsor Selevision to recognise the contribution of some of the key industry players.
The evening started with the SatellitePro ME awards, followed by BroadcastPro ME’s awards. The first award of the evening was Satellite Operator of the Year which was won by Intelsat. The second satellite award was for Best Satellite Solutions Provider, which went to du.
The broadcast award winners are:
Best Short Production of the Year – Emirati Martyrs – Abu Dhabi Media Company
Best Long Production of the Year – Abu Dhabi’s Super Tunnel – Fox Networks Group
Radio Trendsetter of the Year – Arabian Radio Network
App of the Year – Appy Kids by Growl Media
Outstanding Kids’ Broadcast Initiative – Majid Entertainment
Innovation in MENA Sport – Dawri Plus, Intigral
Best Studio of the Year – Studio 5 – Al Jazeera Media Network
2016 MENA Systems Integrator – INC System Integrations
MENA Broadcast Trendsetter of 2016 – beIN Media Group
BroadcastPro ME 2016 Innovative Project Award – Sky News Arabia
MENA IP Installation of 2016 – Dubai Media Inc.
Best Digital Initiative of the Year – Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online – Discovery Networks MENA
Outstanding OTT Player of 2016 – Starz Play
Special Recognition Award – UAE Football – Pro League Committee
Excellence in Project Execution – Ali Elhusseini – Al Jazeera Media Network
Tech Achiever of the Year – Dave Mace – Sky News Arabia