BHP scores four finalists in the 2013 New York Festivals Awards

Production house Beach House Pictures (BHP) is well represented at the 2013 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards® with four shows making it to the finals.

BHP Managing Director Jocelyn Little says that there’s nothing like a pat on the back from prestigious events like the New York Festival Awards to kick the year off.

“This is the perfect start to 2013 and showcases our ability to tell great stories in a wide range of genres, from history to engineering and even natural history programs. We love what we do so these nominations are a huge encouragement to the whole team,” says Ms Little.

Mao's Cold WarBHP’s Mao’s Cold War China vs USA episode (coproduction for Discovery Networks Asia and distributed by OTF), was selected as a finalist in the television documentary/Information Program: History & Society category, and Mao’s Cold War China vs India episode was selected for the Television-Craft: Program Best Writing category.

Megastructures: Gardens By The BayThe Great Elephant Gathering (coproduction with NGCI, OTF, MDA and distributed by OTF) was selected for the Documentary/Information Program: Nature & Wildlife section and Megastructures – Gardens by the Bay (coproduction with NGCI, OTF, MDA and distributed by OTF) got the nod for the prestigious Television-Craft: Program Best Editing category.

“Being nominated for these awards always adds some excitement to the mix, and enthuses everyone to push their current projects to the max, to do all that they can to make them shine on the global stage,” says BHP Creative Director Donovan Chan.

The awards ceremony honoring The World’s Best TV & Films will take place on Tuesday April 9 at The NAB Show in Las Vegas. The 2013 Grand Trophy winning entries will be the subject of an NAB Show Creative Master Series session on 10 April.