Golden Nymph Awards
The Golden Nymph Awards are among the most prestigious prizes in international television, rewarding the best TV programs and actors.
Over the course of the Festival, an international jury of leading actors and industry professionals attend screenings of all the programs in competition.
The Golden Nymph statuettes are copies of the Nymph Salmacis, the original of which can still be seen at the Louvre in Paris. The original was created by the Monégasque artist François-Joseph Bosio, who was chief court sculptor to Louis XVIII.
Categories & Awards
The Fiction category is composed of TV series, films and mini series.
6 Golden Nymph awards are bestowed:
The News category refers to programs that cover international, national, regional and local news or current affairs events.
Edited coverage of a news event or live coverage of a breaking news event. It must have been broadcasted by a general channel on a schedule news program or by a 24-Hour news channel.
An investigative report that covers news event, that will give through analysis fresh insight and clear understanding of the current issues.
An investigative report that covers a range of major stories across politics, religion, science, and social issues.
Prince Rainier II Special Prize
This Special Prize was created by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The prize is given to a programme selected by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.
This prize is awarded to the best documentary dealing with environmental issues.
A prize of €7,500 is awarded to the laureate.
A selection of special prizes awarded by partner organizations. The winners are selected among all the entries made to our Golden Nymph Awards.
Each year, the Press Prize of the ICRC rewards a documentary which best highlights a principle or several principles of international humanitarian law and deals with a current armed conflict from the perspective of its primary impact – victims' suffering.
Since 1988, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, Honorary President of the Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo, is also the President of the Monaco Red Cross. The Festival is then an essential event for the Monaco Red Cross.
This Prize seeks to recognize a fiction program (mini series or television film) that demonstrates at least one of the seven fundamental principles of the Red Cross: humanity, impartiality, independence, neutrality, charity, unity and universality.
Founded in 1963 upon the initiative of Princess Grace of Monaco, AMADE is based on a vision of a world where children, regardless of their social, cultural or religious origins, can live safely and with dignity and respect for their fundamental rights. The vision of a world where every child has the opportunity to fully express their potential.
AMADE's special award is rewarding a televised program that echoes one of AMADE's core missions:
- Protect the most vulnerable children from violence, exploitation and abuse,
- Increase access to education,
- Increase access to health.
The Silver Dove highlights and promotes productions that use artistic and technical talent to create inspiring content that encourages reflection. The SIGNIS Prize is awarded to a story that contributes to human progress and takes account of the spiritual aspect of existence, promotes humanitarian and Christian values, encourages respect for human rights and minorities, the poor and the oppressed, supports processes for bringing about justice and reconciliation, or respects creation and the environment and which is suitable for future use in media education.
Originally created by Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and now under the Honorary Presidency of Prince Albert II of Monaco, The Monte-Carlo Television Festival has, for more than half a century, presented the very best of television from around the world.