Celebrating the best of the best of the world’s entertainment content, the Rockies is an internationally acclaimed program competition hosted by the Banff World Media Festival  that attracts over one thousand entries from more than 40 countries annually. Each year at the Rockie Awards Gala , the Banff World Media Festival honours the immeasurable contribution of some of the biggest names on screen and behind the camera in the industry. The 2014 Banff World Media Festival will be held at the Fairmont Springs Hotel & Convention Centre in Banff June 8 through 11th 2014. Final nominees will be announced in May, 2014. Please see below for categories and rule information.
|2014 Rockies Categories|
|Below are the categories for the 2014 Rockie Awards Program Competition listed under their respective genres. The winners from each category will advance to a next-tier competition for the Best Of Genre Awards. The winners of the Best Of Genres compete for the Jury Grand Prize.
Best Youth And Children
|Rockies Rules and Regulations|
|Questions about your upload? Visit The Rockies FAQ page for more information .ELIGIBILITY
Your program is eligible for the 2013 Rockies Program Competition if:
The Banff World Media Festival organizers designate Jury Hosts, organizations from around the world that underwrite and facilitate the judging of one or more categories. The Jury Hosts appoint jury members, and each jury selects the Rockie Award nominees for their category (or categories).
One program in each of the 27 categories will win a Rockie Award as the best in its particular category. All category winners listed under their respective genres will advance to a next-tier competition for the Best Of Genre Awards. The winners of the Best Of Genres compete for the Jury Grand Prize.
A jury will also decide any Special Jury Awards.
Announcements & Notifications
Programs chosen as nominees will be announced in May 2013. The nominee list will be posted prominently on our website. All nominees will receive notification by email. It is the entrant’s responsibility to update any contact information that may change from time of entry to announcements.
All nominated programs receive 1 (ONE) complimentary registration to the Banff World Media Festival to facilitate attendance at the Banff World Media Awards show. All winning programs will receive a Rockie statuette.
PLEASE NOTE: The Banff World Media Festival Kick-off Rate will be available to all entrants for two weeks after the nominee announcement. Any registrations purchased for BANFF 2012 will not be refunded upon notification of a nomination.