There are three (3) rounds in the judging process.
The two (2) first rounds (regional & global) are undertaken by Preselection Committee members, each spring. The Preselection Committee, composed by industry professionals, has the duty to select between five (5) and ten (10) nominees in each category.
For the Fiction categories (TV Series & Long Fiction Program) the Preselection Committee is also in charge of selecting the actors and actresses for outstanding performances. Nominees are chosen amongst the actors and actresses registered during the submission of their corresponding program (their nomination is not automatic).
The final round of judging takes place onsite during the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, where 2 Official Juries (Fiction & News), composed of renown talent & industry leaders decide the winners in each category.
Graham BensonInternational Media Consultant - PACT, United Kingdom
Cédric BiscayProducer & Consultant - Shibuya Productions, Monaco
Simon ButtonJournalist, United Kingdom
Anna CarugatiEditorial Director - World Screen, USA
Chee Kong CheahFounder & Chief Storyteller - A Plethora of Pinatas, Singapore
Steve ClarkeEditor - Royal Television Society Magazine, United Kingdom
Martin CuffFilm Commissioner & Producer, South Africa
Matt DeanerExecutive Director - SPAA, Australia
Alessandra De TommasiJournalist, Italy
Remo GironeActor, Italy
Klaus HansenCEO - Danish Producers’ Association, Denmark
Leif Holst JensenDean of Faculty Film, TV and Games - Westerdals Oslo ACT, Norway
Espen HusebyCEO - Nordic World, Norway
Michael IdatoJournalist, Australia
Elena LaiSecretary General - CEPI, Belgium
Michel MerktProducer - KNM, Switzerland
Hélène MessierCEO - AQPM, Canada
Michelle NavadicAcquisition Consultant, France
Donal O’DonoghueJournalist - RTÉ Guide, Ireland
Holger PotyeEntertainment Editor - Red Bull Media House, Austria
Scott RoxboroughEuropean Editor - The Hollywood Reporter, Germany
Chiara SbarigiaGeneral Secretary - APT, Italy
Luigi ScaglioneDirector & Photographer - Oltrecielo, Italy
Junko TakaoProducer - Telecom Staff Inc., Japan
Michel VandewalleManaging Director - Atlas International Film, Germany
Vance Van PettenNational Executive Director - PGA, USA
Katerina WeissovaManaging Director - APA, Czech Republic
Nick WitkowskiIndependent Producer, United Kingdom
Kostadin YanevCo-Founder - Shibuya Productions, Bulgaria
Neil ZiegerProducer - Nevision, United Kingdom
Anne De BoismilonIndependent Documentaries Producer, France
Pedro Gonzalez MartinInternational Advisor - Kalma TV, Spain
Christopher Andrew TilleyMedia Consultant, United Kingdom
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.
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