NYF's strategic partnership with NAB Show made it possible for our 2019 festival to be a multi-day event at the world’s ultimate event for media, entertainment and technology professionals.

The awards gala featured award-winning guest presenters from around the globe including prominent media executives, broadcast journalists, and content creators all representing the multi-faceted media industry.

Al Jazeera English achieved prominence earning the title of Broadcaster of the Year for a third time. The Edge Picture Company was honored for the 13th year in a row with the title of Production Company of the Year. FOX Networks Group Latin America was recognized with the 2018 Program Promotion Team of the Year Award for the second time. Connor Schell, Executive Vice President, Content, ESPN, was the recipient of the 2019 New York Festivals® Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 2019 Grand Award winners are:

"30 For 30" 30 For 30

"Peaky Blinders" Caryn Mandabach Productions & Tiger Aspect Production

“Momentum Generation” HBO, Priority Pictures, All Rise Film

HBO, Priority Pictures, All Rise Film

"Mr. Renton” Media Zoo Ltd

Together with an e-program, these events brought a new level of prominence, interest, and recognition for all of our participants which will continue in the year ahead. The winners, their interviews, and excerpts from their programs will be viewable on our website. The 2019 Grand Jury awarded 5 Grand Awards, 175 Gold World Medals, 172 Silver World Medals, 181 Bronze World Medals, and 202 Finalist Certificates from entries submitted from over 50 countries.