France Télévisions honored with more than 70 awards in 2020
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The France Télévisions group gains industry-wide recognition

France Télévisions, the French public’s favorite media outlet, has once again picked up an impressive array of awards at Europe’s leading creative and cultural festivals.

These accolades pay tribute to the state-owned group’s focus on providing its audiences with quality cultural and news content, a real commitment to viewers which is more important than ever during the current crisis. 

In total, more than 70 awards were presented to programs created, produced or directed by France Télévisions. Programs of all types, from right across the group’s channels and networks, were honored at 20 national and international festivals and awards ceremonies.  


Prix Italia (Rome) – 72nd edition

2 Awards and a Special Mention 

– TV Drama Award for La maladroite (Stella)

– TV Performing Arts Award for Danser sa peine (Dancing Free)

– Special Mention – Students’ Jury Prize in the Web Interactive category for République


Berlinale (Berlin) – 70th edition

Best Documentary Award for Irradiés (Irradiated)


Prix Jeunesse International (Munich)

3rd Prize in the Non-Fiction Shorts category for Baam ! De l’art dans les épinards (Baam! Art is good for you!) (Okoo)


Vega Digital Awards

Vega Award in the Best User Interface/Experience category for République


FIPADOC (International Documentary Festival) – 2nd edition (Biarritz)

National Documentary Grand Prize for Danser sa peine (Dancing Free)


César Awards Ceremony – 45th Edition (Paris)

7 Césars including the Best Director César for J’accuse (An Officer and a Spy) (France 2 Cinéma/France 3 Cinéma)


Prix du syndicat Français de la critique (French Critics’ Union Awards) – 2019 (Paris)

Television Award for Best French Fiction for La maladroite (Stella)


Prix UniFrance du court-métrage (UniFrance Short Film Awards) – 18th edition

3 Awards including the Grand Prize for Genius Loci (Libre Court)


International Animation Film Festival – 44th edition (Annecy)

2 Awards and 1 Special Mention (Short Film and Youth) including the Jury Award for a TV Special for The Tiger Who Came to Tea (Okoo)


Les Etoiles de la SCAM – 15th Documentary Festival (Paris)

6 Stars awarded to 6 films, including:

– Overseas (25 Nuances de Doc)

– La face cachée de l’art américain

– Le monde selon Amazon


Prix Média Enfance Majuscule – 8th edition (Boulogne)

3 Awards (doc, news, fiction) and 3 Special Mentions, including:

– Fiction Award for Un homme parfait 

– Documentary Award for Enfants placés, les sacrifiés de la République (Pièces à conviction)


Lauriers de l’Audiovisuel (Audiovisual Awards) Ceremony – 25th Edition (Paris)

2 Awards (news, fiction) including Grand Reporter Award – Patrick Bourrat for Syrie / Turquie : un convoi de civils pris pour cible (JT)


FIGRA (International Festival of News Reporting and Social Documentaries) – 27th edition (Le Touquet)

7 Awards and 1 Special Mention, including:

– FIGRA Grand Prize (under 40 minutes) for Les oubliés de Kaboul (Envoyé Spécial)

– Terre(s) d’Histoire (Historical Land(s)) Grand Prize for Retour à Kigali, une affaire française 


Festival des Créations télévisuelles (Television Creations Festival) – 22nd edition (Luchon)

13 Awards (fiction, doc, digital), including:

– Golden Pyrenees – Best Fiction for Mauvaise mère

Golden Pyrenees – Best Documentary for Incassables

– Best Digital Fiction Series Award for République


Festival International du court-métrage (International Short Film Festival) – 42nd edition (Clermont-Ferrand)

3 Awards and 1 Special Mention, including:

– European Short Film Award for Invisible héros (Histoires courtes)

– Audience Award for Mémorable (Histoires courtes)


Festival Polar de Cognac – 24th edition

3 Awards, including:

– Best French-Language Comedy Series Polar for Capitaine Marleau

– Best French-Language Drama Series Polar for Cassandre

– Best French-Language International Series Polar for Happy Valley


NewImages Festival – 3rd edition (Forum des Images – Paris)

Special Jury Award in the Augmented Reality Experience category for the application MOA – My Own Assistant

The France Télévisions group’s marketing initiatives have also gained widespread recognition, winning 16 awards. These honors, presented by the marketing, communication and media industry, reward the group’s outstanding innovation and digital transformation efforts.


Promax BDA Award Europe

9 Awards

Gold Award in the Best Use of Animation category for Les marmottes (Marmots movies) (France 3)


2 Awards for Snowman (France Télévisions spot – Christmas 2019)

– Gold Award in the Best Brand Image Promo category

– Silver Award in the Best Holiday/Seasonal Program Spot category


6 Awards for Okoo with the Insign & Gédéon agencies:

– Gold Award in the Best General Brand Design Package (Channel, Network or Platform) category

– Gold Award in the Best Channel Logo Design Across Multiple Media category

– Gold Award in the Best On-Air Ident Campaign (Out-Of-House) category

– Silver Award in the Best Channel Key Art Campaign – Print or Digital category

– Silver Award in the Best Use of Animation category

– Silver Award in the Best Youth Spot category for the “80th Batman Anniversary” spot


German Design Awards

Gold Award in the Excellent Communications Design – Brand category for Okoo with the Insign & Gédéon agencies


Grand Prix Stratégies de l’Innovation Média 2020 (Media Innovation Strategies Awards) – 4th edition

3 Awards

– Special Editor of the Year Award for France Télévisions

– Gold Award for Best Visual Identity for Okoo with the Insign & Gédéon agencies

– Silver Award for Best Innovation in News Handling for #AlertePollution (France info)


Grand Prix Stratégies du Design 2020 (Design Strategies Awards) – 34th edition

Silver Award in the Web Design – Motion Design/TV Branding category for Okoo with the Insign & Gédéon agencies


Grand Prix des Médias CB NEWS (CB News Media Awards)

#Chiche Award for Best Innovation and Best Adaptation System Implemented During the Covid-19 Health Crisis for La Maison Lumni (Francetv Studio, Media TV)

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