Tropika Island Of Treasure, Presenter Search On 3, The Next Brand Ambassador, The Taste Master SA And The Expresso Morning Show All Nominated In The Prestigious Content Innovation Awards
The Content Innovation Awards released the 2020 shortlist ahead of their annual award ceremony due to take place on 3 December 2020 in London – and Cardova Productions snatched up five nominations across multiple categories making them the only South African production company to be nominated in this year’s ceremony.
Now in its sixth year, this highly-coveted awards programme celebrates innovation in content, distribution and the wide-ranging achievements of the companies/individuals who are helping transform today’s global television industry.
Competing with massive international television properties, SABC3 and Cardova Productions is proud to announce that Tropika Island Of Treasure: Curaçao, Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition, The Next Brand Ambassador, The Taste Master SA and the Expresso Morning Show have all been shortlisted in this year’s awards ceremony.
Tropika Island Of Treasure: Curaçao was nominated in one of the programme’s biggest categories ‘Entertainment Format of the Year’ and competes against LEGO® Masters, MasterChef, Secret for a Million, Viva RaiPlay! & VivaAsiago10!, Extreme Cuisine and Que História É Essa, Porchat? (What’s Your Story?).
Meanwhile, Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition is nominated for ‘Reality TV Format of the Year’ alongside massive global reality series like Temptation Island, Survivor, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Dancing With The Stars and Boez – Andiamo via (Boez – Let’s go away).
The Next Brand Ambassador and The Taste Master SA have scored nods in the ‘Competition Show of the Year’ category and will battle it out against The Block, MasterChef UK, LEGO® Masters Australia, Interior Design Masters and Holey Moley.
Finally, everyone’s favourite breakfast show The Expresso Morning Show, wowed in the digital space as it scores a nomination in the ‘Best Use of Social’ category alongside Midsomer Murders, Rolê Gloob de Férias, Miraculous Day, The Masked Singer UK, Mesa Para Todos (Table For All) and Quebrando o Tabu (Breaking The Taboo).
Judged by industry leaders from across the world, the Content Innovation Awards, has cemented itself as one of the leading awards programme in the global television space.
Naturally, Cardova is thrilled at the recognition their productions have achieved at this year’s Content Innovation Awards. Patience Stevens, Cardova M.D. says “Cardova specialises in advertiser content and we are so proud of the recognition for branded entertainment content by these top international awards. We are grateful to our sponsors for making both these brand new and existing shows possible.
Each of the programmes are so unique and offer viewers a world-class viewing experience – something we pride ourselves on. Our mission is to continue making content for television and digital that pushes boundaries and we’re incredibly proud of the productions which scored nominations this year. We’d like to congratulate each and every one of our sponsors and thank the SABC for their continued support and belief in our content.
I’d also like to thank the hardworking team at Cardova Productions for their enormous effort in bringing these productions to life. Each person in our research department, the production team, on set, in post-production, social media and sponsorship management has been dedicated and committed to creating the best television experience possible and we wouldn’t be where we are today if it wasn’t for this incredible team.”
The 2020 Content Innovation Awards will take place on 3 December 2020. Full list of nominations can be viewed here