The 2018 Smart Screen Creative Awards took place at London’s Ham Yard Hotel, Soho. The ceremony and was hosted by BBC Arts Correspondent Brenda Emmanus.
- Audience Engagement: World Wide Tribe – Petra Krilic and Gaby Fernández Walean
- Entrepreneurship: Once One – Raphaela Wagner and Karen Simon
- Innovation: The After Taste – Kimi Msibi
- Diversity: Southpaws – Juliana Matsubara, Gaby Fernández Walean and Karen Simon
- Creative Excellence: The Silent Generation – Arta Dinsberga
- Impact: World Wide Tribe – Petra Krilic and Gaby Fernández Walean
THE SMART SCREEN CREATIVE AWARDS 2018 JUDGING PANEL
- Ben Frow, Director of Programming, Channel 5 – Audience Engagement
- Dr Jo Twist OBE, CEO, Ukie – UK’s trade body for games and interactive entertainment – Entrepreneurship
- Armando Iannucci, Writer/Director/Producer (The Thick of It, Veep, The Death of Stalin) – Innovation
- Jo Streven, Head of Development, Carnival Films – Diversity
- Tanya Seghatchian, Producer/EP (The Crown, Harry Potter, Cold War) – Creative Excellence
- Ash Ditta, Writer (Swimming With Men, The Catherine Tate Show) – Impact
This award will go to a project that demonstrates exceptional engagement with a specific audience. To win in this category students need to explain how they identified the audience, developed the brand, project and story and promoted their content to the audience, with the evidence of success.
This award will go to a project that demonstrates smart thinking in the business of screen. It could be the fundraising of the project, the promotion of the end product or any other project that shows exceptional business sense.
This award will go to a project that shows new, fresh ideas that are unexpected and innovative regardless of their format. We will award the screen artifact that pushes the boundaries, showing exceptional originality and awareness of the possibilities of its chosen medium.
This award will go to a project or content that seeks to bring attention to the diversity of the world we live in, or to a community cause. It could be content or projects promoting LGBT, gender, ethnicity and other diversity causes, or a community cause that could make a real difference to people’s lives.
This award will go to a piece of outstanding creative content that demonstrates excellence in every aspect of its execution, from the script development to the postproduction.
This award will go to a piece of content that demonstrates making an impact on people’s lives. It should be content that raises awareness of a cause and makes a demonstrable change in people’s perception of the problem. It could be a documentary, a charity awareness advert, a social media campaign, a work of fiction and many other things besides.
“This is the first award that I’ve ever won in my life, it’s such a humbling feeling and at the same time, I was so proud.”
“Winning the award is really amazing because it allows me just a little bit more PR and it gets seen, and I think that’s the most important thing for this film. ”
“Winning this award is such a validation, particularly the way we made the film and the reasons why we made the film. Winning is very humbling.”