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The 2014 European Science TV and New Media Awards

During the 2014 European Science TV & New Media Festival at ESOF in Copenhagen, a jury of scientists, producers and science journalists selected a shortlist of productions for each category, from which a winner of each European Science TV and New Media Awards is selected.

The winners were announced at a ceremony at Ciencia Viva in Lisbon on the 28th November 2014.

The winners

The Best TV Documentary: Madagascar: Beyond Africa,
from the series Fascinating Earth, ZDF, Germany

The Best TV Drama or Docu-drama: Coup de Grace
from the series Silent Witness, BBC, UK

The Best TV General Programme: Showdown on Superbrains
from the series Galileo, Prosieben/Sat1 and Propellerfilm, Germany

The Best New Media Production: Celebrating Crystallography
The Royal Institution of Great Britain/12foot6, UK

The Jury Prize: Taming the Quantum World
Masto Media ApS for DR TV, Denmark
(awarded by the jury for a production with distinctive qualities but of contrasting style to category winners)

The Science in Society categories:

Best Presentation of Science in an Environment Issue: Last Call
Zenit Arti Audiovisive for NRK Norway, ZDF Germany and ARTE Germany/France

Best Presentation of Medical Research: The Gut: Our Second Brain
Scientifilms for ARTE France/Germany

Best Presentation of or by a Woman Scientist/Engineer: Maria
TVP2 Poland

The Best TV Documentary awarded by a Teenage Jury: The Mystery of Dark Matter
Scientifilms for ARTE France/Germany



The Discussion Session: Earth on the Edge

Keynote: Jorgen Randers,
Professor of climate strategy at the Norwegian Business School


Sharon Bloom (Tv Producer/Executive Producer)

Enrico Cerasuolo (Documentary Director / Screenwriter)

Paulo Ferrão (National Director of the MIT-Portugal Program)

Rita Serra (Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra)


Full Shortlists:

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