The Digital Studio Awards 2016 will take place at the 5-Star Conrad Dubai hotel on March 9th, the second night of CABSAT.
Table bookings are now being accepted online, and industry professionals are urged to reserve their tables early to secure a place at the region’s leading broadcast and production awards ceremony.
The Conrad Dubai is conveniently located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite Dubai World Trade Center, where CABSAT will be taking place.
Nominations for the Digital Studio Awards closed on February 8th, with a record number of nominations submitted even a week before the extended deadline.
The Awards will be attended by the region’s top professionals in the broadcast, TV and film production and post-production industries, as well as vendors, systems integrators, consultants and other high profile guests.
This year there are 16 categories of award, covering all aspects of the industry, spanning from content production to distribution.
The winners will be decided by a panel of respected industry experts consisting of Samr Al Marzouqi, Head of the Dubai Film Market, Heba Al Samt, Digital Media Director at DCN (Dubai Channels Network), and Karim Sarkis, CEO of Sync Media; Nick Grande, managing director, Channel Sculptor; Hassan Chahine, founder and CEO, Media Digital Space; Hasan R. Sayed Hasan, managing director, Master Media; Clyde DeSouza, Real Vision; Ali Ajouz, managing director and Partner, SAWA Media; and John Ive, director of business development and technology, IABM.
The Awards categories are:
Up & Coming Film Maker of the Year
Best Content Capture
Best Live Action Capture
Outstanding Sound Capture
Studio of the Year
Best Special Effects / CGI
Best Use of Animation
Excellence in Post-Production
Best Editing Award
Outstanding Achievement in Workflow
Best Technical Installation Award
Content Delivery Platform of the Year
Satellite Services Innovation of the Year
Service Innovation of the Year (production or broadcast)
Technology Innovation of the Year
Broadcast Executive of the Year