Christophe Firth joins Digital Studio Awards judges panel; Nominations deadline extended.

Christophe Firth joins judging panel for Digital Studio Awards. Nomination deadline extended to December 11, 2017.
Christophe Firth, Principal, A.T. Kearney
Christophe Firth, Principal, A.T. Kearney


Important updates regarding the 14th Annual Digital Studio Awards to be held in Dubai on Wednesday 15th January 2018, on the second day of CABSAT.

The longest running industry awards celebrate the achievements of broadcast and production professionals in the Middle East and the awards are once again free to enter. We are happy to announce that all those who missed out nominating before the November 20 deadline, will now have three more weeks to enter. In light of the change in dates for CABSAT 2018, which will take place in January instead of March this time, the deadline to submit nominations has been extended to December 11, 2017.

To submit, simply visit and follow the simple steps on the “Submit Nominations” page.

Participants may enter in as many categories that are applicable to your business. Please note that all nominations must be completed online by 11th December 2017. Your online entry should demonstrate why the nomination deserves to win the award and further criteria can be found on the website.

The 17 categories for this year's Digital Studio Awards are:

  1. Best Content Capture
  2. Best Editing Award
  3. Best Live Action Capture
  4. Best Service Innovation
  5. Best Special Effects / CGI
  6. Best Technical Installation Award
  7. Technology Innovation of the Year
  8. Best Use of Animation
  9. Broadcast Executive of the Year
  10. Content Delivery Platform of the Year
  11. Distributor Initiative of the Year
  12. Excellence in Post-Production
  13. Immersive Content Award
  14. Outstanding Achievement in Workflow
  15. Satellite Services Innovation of the Year
  16. Studio of the Year
  17. Up and Coming filmmaker of the Year

New addition to Judges Panel.

We are pleased to have Christophe Firth join the esteemed list of judges for the Digital Studio Awards.

Christophe Firth is a Principal at A.T. Kearney, the global management consulting firm. Based in Dubai, he works across the Middle East and globally with broadcasters, pay TV providers, satellite operators, and telecom companies. He brings his passion for the Media sector to both strategic and operational topics, to drive growth, profitability, and quality for his clients. Christophe is a regular speaker at TV conferences and has authored several public reports on the sector.Winners will be decided by an independent panel of expert judges and announced at the awards on Wednesday 15th January 2018.

We look forward to receiving your entries to the awards this year and wish all our nominees the best of luck in the judging process!

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