Awards

Globe Trekker is an award winning series, which has collected a number of excellence as well as educational awards throughout its 20 years in production.

2010

Asian TV Awards 2010*

Bobby Chinn wins Best Entertainment Presenter award for World Café Middle East – Istanbul at the Asia Television Awards 2010.

Pilot Productions wins Best Lifestyle Programme Award for World Café Middle East – Istanbul at the Asia Television Awards 2010.

*The Asian Television Awards (ATA) is the Asian television industry’s most significant and celebrated event, recognizing excellencein programming, production and performance.

Broadcast Awards 2010*

Pilot Productions is shortlisted for the International Programme Sales Award in the Broadcast Awards 2010 – and amidst stiff competition from other major formats. Globe Trekker Series 13 will be in contention for this coveted award alongside ITV Global’s “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!”, “Top Gear” (BBC Worldwide), “Being Human” (RDF Rights) “The Michael Jackson Story” (Pop Twist for Iambic Media) and “Merlin” (FremantleMedia Enterprises for Shine). For more information see: www.broadcastawards.co.uk

*The Broadcast Awards are one of the most hotly anticipated events in the industry’s calendar, recognising and rewarding the UK’s most groundbreaking and successful TV shows.

2009

APT Programming Excellence Award 2009

Pilot wins a Programming Excellence award from American Public Television for Globe Trekker.

2008

56th Columbus International Film & Video Festival

Globe Trekker: Zambia and Malawi wins the “Chris Awards” Bronze Plaque.

World Café Asia

Singapore Tourism Awards: Best Singapore Travel Story (Broadcast) (by Pilot Productions ↦ Discovery Travel and Living)

2007

12th Asian Television Awards – Best Entertainment Presenter

World Café Asia’s host, Bobby Chinn, picked up the Best Entertainment Presenter Award at the 12th Asian Television Awards held in Singapore.

12th Asian Television Awards – Best Editing

The World Café Asia Hanoi episode qualified as a finalist for Best Editing at the 12th Asian Television Awards held in Singapore.

APT Programming Excellence Award 2007

Pilot Productions’ Globe Trekker series was honoured with an American Public Television (APT) Programming Excellence award.

2006

Great Historic Sites: The Ancient World

The Chris Awards – Columbus International Film and Video Festival.

Globe Trekker: Western Canada

The Best Television Broadcast – Canada Travel Awards.

2005

Globe Trekker: Washington D.C. City Guide

Cine Golden Eagle Award.

2004

Globe Trekker Series

Programming Excellence Award – American Public Television.

2003

Globe Trekker Series

Programming Excellence Award – American Public Television

2001

Globe Trekker: Central China

Jury Prix – 34th International Festival of Tourists Films and Video Programmes.

Globe Trekker: Arctic Canada

Best Television Broadcast – Canada Travel Awards.

2000

Treks in a Wild World

West Virginia Tourism Media Award – Travel Channel.

1999

Globe Trekker Series

Best TV Travel Show Silver Award – Wanderlust Readers’ Award.

Globe Trekker: Nepal

USA Finalist, Travel & Tourism World Medal – New York Festivals.

1998

Globe Trekker: South West USA and Cuba and Haiti

International TV Programming – New York Festivals.

Globe Trekker: Ethiopia

Silver Award for Leisure & Recreation – World Fest Houston International Film Festival.

Globe Trekker: South West China

Silver Award for individual On-Camera Talent – World Fest, Houston International Film Festival.

1997

Globe Trekker Series

Travel and Tourism series – New York Festival Finalist, USA.

Globe Trekker: Ethiopia

Recreation and Leisure, special or series – Cableace Award, USA.

Globe Trekker: Ethiopia

Magazine host, Ian Wright – Cableace award, USA.

1996

Globe Trekker: Central Asia

Recreation and Leisure, special or series – Cabelace Awards, USA.

Globe Trekker: Central Asia

Magazine Host, Ian Wright – Cableace Award, USA.

Globe Trekker: South West China

Recreation and Leisure, special or series – Cableace Awards, USA, 1996.

Globe Trekker Series

Best Factual Program, Series – UK Indie Awards Finalist.

Globe Trekker: Morocco

Telly Award, Finalist.

Globe Trekker: Vietnam

Telly Award, Finalist.

Globe Trekker: Vietnam

Golden Eagle, USA.

1995

Globe Trekker: Morocco

Magazine Host, Ian Wright – CableAce Award, USA.

Globe Trekker: Morocco

Recreation, and Leisure, Special or Series – Cableace award, USA.

Globe Trekker: Zimbabwe, Botswana & Namibia

Recreation and Leisure, Special or Series and Magazine Host, Andrew Daddo, Cableace award, USA.