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BHP scores record number of ATA nominations

Beach House Pictures, Singapore, 14 November: Beach House Pictures (BHP) has scored a mammoth 10 nominations for this year’s Asian Television Awards.

Kakadu

Kakadu

This is the highest number of nominations from any single production house in the region. The results, announced today by the event organiser Contineo Media, shows the award winning Singapore-based producer has nods for five programs, spread across nine categories.

A finalist in four categories, Hidden Cities Extreme 2, developed and produced for A+E Networks’ History Asia, has the most number of nominations: Best Entertainment Series; Best Lifestyle Series; Best Presenter; and Best Direction.

Following close behind is wildlife series Kakadu co-produced with Northern Pictures for ABC Australia, which received three nominations.

Triple Rainbow Award winner Kids vs. Film made for for Discovery Kids Asia is a finalist for best children’s program. And fellow award-winner Himalayan Tsunami is a finalist for Best Documentary Special.

John Han, Dominic Egan and Christian Bruno are collectively up for Best Cinematography for BHP’s Chineseness – Li Chen, produced for Discovery Channel Asia-Pacific.

“Ten nominations is a fantastic result, which we are very proud of,” says BHP’s Creative Director, Donovan Chan. “It shows the programs we’re producing are continually raising the bar.”

Managing Director, Jocelyn Little adds: “It’s been a great year of growth at BHP and these nominations are testament to the hard work and commitment of our talented team and also the continual support of our co-production partners and broadcast partners.”

The results of the 19th annual Asia Television Awards will be announced at a gala dinner at iconic Marina Bay Sands on December 11. More information can be found here.

About Beach House Pictures
BHP is Asia’s largest independent production company with production offices in Singapore and Taiwan. The company has built a strong reputation regionally and internationally for blue-chip wildlife series, factual entertainment and award-winning children’s content.

To date, BHP has produced more than 350 hours of original programs across an extensive array of genres – from Travel to Science, Reality TV, Magazine/Lifestyle and Natural History.

Clients and partners include Discovery Channel, Discovery Kids, ZooMoo, TLC, National Geographic Channel, Star World, History Channel, Diva Universal, CICC, Lonely Planet, ABC Australia, Channel News Asia, AXN, BBC and many more.

In 2014, BHP expanded its Singapore operations, launching new content divisions Beach House Entertainment (formats/reality) and Beach House Studios (animation and gaming). It’s currently in production on Cycle 3 of Asia’s Next Top Model for Fox International Channels and blue-chip wildlife series Wild City, narrated by renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough.