2016 Finalists

The 2016 ASTRA Industry Awards winners will be announced at a cocktail reception to be held at Simmer on the Bay 

6pm-9pm, Thursday 28 July

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Creative Professional of the Year
Awarded to the subscription television industry’s most outstanding individual working in a creative, marketing or communications function.

Amanda Herbert, Discovery Networks 
Asha Burns, FOX SPORTS - Publicity
Guy Sawrey-Cookson, FOX FOOTY
Lisa Frederickson, Foxtel, Premium Entertainment Channels
Marty Moynihan, FOX SPORTS
Simon Greet, Universal Channel
Tim Buhagiar, FOX FOOTY

 

Television Professional of the Year
Awarded to the subscription television industry’s most outstanding individual working in a role other than creative, marketing or communications.

Andrew O'Brien, FOX SPORTS
Ben Jones, FOX SPORTS - NRL
Jonathan Rudd, Discovery Networks 
Mark Smee, BBC WORLDWIDE ANZ

 

Rising Star
Awarded to the subscription television industry’s most outstanding individual aged under 30 years.

Anika Herbert, Disney Junior 
Dan Walkington, National Geographic Channel
Ellen Dedes, Nickelodeon Australia
Eva Kuan, FOX SPORTS 
Sam Rix, FOX SPORTS 
Sam Stacey, BBC WORLDWIDE ANZ
Sophie Ciufo, Viacom Australia
Thomas Dullard, FOX FOOTY
 

TEAM AWARDS

Most Outstanding Advertising Campaign
Awarded for the most outstanding use of subscription television by a consumer advertiser. Subscription television platforms, channels and programs are not eligible to enter however are eligible to enter on behalf of their client.

#MTVTRIPPERS, MTV
Gina, By Gina Liano, ARENA
Jim Beam’s Fan-made History campaign, MCN, FOX SPORTS & NRL.com 
MCN, OMD and McDonald’s Create Your Taste!, MCN Activations, McDonald's and Fuse/OMD
The Great Australian Bake Off, LifeStyle Food

 

Most Outstanding On-Air Promotion
Awarded for the most outstanding on-air promotion for a subscription television platform, channel, program or event.

70th Anniversary - Hiroshima + Nagasaki, HISTORY
BBC FIRST War & Peace (conceptual), BBC WORLDWIDE ANZ
Comedy Image 'Screens", The Comedy Channel
EVERY GAME MATTERS, FOX FOOTY
Goldie & Bear Pop-Up Book, Disney Junior
NBL Image - A Chip On The Shoulder, FOX SPORTS
Shark Week, Discovery Channel
Universal Channel │HeartBeat 100% Characters, Universal Channel

 

Most Outstanding Off-Air Promotion
Awarded for the most outstanding off-air promotion for a subscription television platform, channel, program or event – may include print, outdoor, online, experiential or other non-on-air elements.

A Place to Call Home, Season 3, SoHo
BBC FIRST The Night Manager, BBC WORLDWIDE ANZ
BBC FIRST War & Peace, BBC WORLDWIDE ANZ
FOX SPORTING NATION, FOX SPORTS
Outback Wrangler Season 2, National Geographic Channel
The Great Australian Bake Off, LifeStyle FOOD
Universal Channel Heartbeat Launch, Universal Channel
 

Most Outstanding Social Media Campaign 
Awarded for the most outstanding stand-alone social media campaign to promote a subscription television platform, channel, program or event.

#getyourgoldon, FOX SPORTS
5 Seconds Of Summer: Live, Stripped & Intimate, [V] Hits
Dad Joke Survivors PCA, Nickelodeon Australia
Great Australian Bake Off - Bake Challenge, LifeStyle Food
LOUIS THEROUX INFOGRAPHICc, BBC WORLDWIDE AUSTRALIA
The Lion Guard - Show Us Your Roar, Disney Junior

 

Most Outstanding Public Relations Campaign  
Awarded for the most outstanding public relations campaign to promote a subscription television platform, channel, program or event.

BBC FIRST Banished, BBC WORLDWIDE ANZ
FOX SPORTING NATION, FOX SPORTS - PR
Launch of Comedy Central Australia, Comendy Central

 

Most Outstanding Campaign under $50k (excluding GST)
Awarded for the most outstanding marketing campaign costing less than $50,000 (excluding GST) to promote a subscription television platform, channel, program or event.

Great Australian Bake Off - Create A Cake, LifeStyle Food
Red Round, FOX FOOTY 
Shark Week, Discovery Channel
The Walking Dead Season 6 Launch, FX
UKTV Pride & Prejudice, BBC WORLDWIDE AUSTRALIA

 

Most Outstanding Innovation
Awarded for the most outstanding use of technological innovation in programming, production, presentation or delivery of a platform, program, channel or event.

FOX Shots, FOX SPORTS
FOX SPORTS LAB, FOX FOOTY
Landmark 2016, MCN
LiveU SmartGrip, SKY NEWS
Presto THE BIG BANG THEORY Interactive Facebook game, Presto
Telstra TV, Telstra 

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