BANFF is rolling out the red carpet for the 2019 Rockie Awards

Rockie Awards Gala This star-studded night of celebration will take place during the Banff World Media Festival on Tuesday June 11th at the ...

Rockie Awards Gala

This star-studded night of celebration will take place during the Banff World Media Festival on
Tuesday June 11th
at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
in Alberta, Canada.

Host: Jann Arden

Jann Arden

The 40th annual Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) is proud to announce multi-platinum, award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter, best-selling author, radio host, actor, activist, and 2019 Order of Canada recipient Jann Arden (JANN) as this year’s Rockie Awards Gala host.

Awards to be bestowed at this year’s Rockie Awards Gala include:

SIR PETER USTINOV COMEDY AWARD
Bill Hader (Barry, Trainwreck, Saturday Night Live)

Bill Hader

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER IMPACT AWARD
Justin Simien (Dear White People)

Justin Simien

CANADIAN AWARD OF DISTINCTION in partnership with the Canada Media Fund
Kristin Kreuk (Burden of Truth, EuroTrip, Smallville)

Kristin Kreuk

A+E INCLUSION AWARD
Kitti Jones, survivor and author, Brie Miranda Bryant, SVP and Executive Producer, Lifetime, dream hampton, executive producer, Tamra Simmons, executive producer (Surviving R. Kelly)

Kitti Jones

Brie Miranda Bryant

dream hampton

Tamra Simmons

SHOWRUNNER OF THE YEAR
Jed Mercurio (Bodyguard, Line of Duty)

Jed Mercurio

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids,” Freaks and Geeks, “Ghostbusters,” “The Heat,” “A Simple Favor”)

Paul Feig

INNOVATIVE PRODUCER AWARD in partnership with Lionsgate
Scott Brothers Entertainment Inc.

Drew Scott

Jonathan Scott

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
To be announced

ROCKIE AWARDS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMPETITION GRAND JURY PRIZE
To be announced

Rockie Awards International Program Competition

With entries from more than 45 countries and an international jury of 150 industry professionals, the Festival’s flagship awards will be bestowed on Monday June 10th at a blockbuster ceremony at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

Host: Juno Rinaldi

Juno Rinaldi

Juno Rinaldi (Workin’ Moms) will host the Rockie Awards International Program Competition, celebrating excellence in television and digital content from around the world. Twenty-six (26) awards are bestowed in the category streams of Documentary & Factual, Arts & Entertainment, Children & Youth, and Scripted, along with the Grand Jury Prize finalists and the $25,000 Rogers Prize for Excellence in Canadian Content.

Click here for a list of Nominees and additional information.

Both awards shows are sure to be be packed with entertainment and celebration.

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