The New Zealand Television Awards (NZTVA) has announced its submission dates and categories.
Submissions open 24 July and run through to 25 August. The eligibility period acknowledges the absence of the awards in recent years, running two years from 1 July 2015 – 30 June 2017.
The awards categories are: Children’s Programme, Comedy or Comedy Entertainment Programme, Current Affairs Programme, Documentary, Drama Series, Feature Drama, Factual Series, Lifestyle Programme, Live Event Coverage, Māori Programme, News Coverage, Pasifika Programme, Reality Series, Sports Programme, and Web Series.
The Craft Awards categories are Art Direction/Production Design, Camerawork: Documentary or Factual, Cinematography: Drama, Contribution to a Soundtrack, Costume Design, Editing: Documentary or Factual, Editing: Drama, Makeup Design, Original Score, and Post Production Design.
There are also individual awards available for: Best Actor, Actress, Director: Documentary or Factual, Director: Drama, Director: Multi camera, Presenter, Script: Comedy, Script: Drama, TV Legend, and TV Personality of the Year.
The NZTVA Eligibility T&Cs and Category Definitions are here.