‘The Gathering’ Wins Big At The Monte-Carlo TV Festival’s Golden Nymph Awards, ‘Madam’ With Rachel Griffiths Named Best Creation, ‘Ukraine’s War – The Other Side’ Best Documentary

UK drama The Gathering was the big winner at the Golden Nymph Awards, which were announced at the closing ceremony of the Monte-Carlo TV Festival.

The series won the Golden Nymph for Best Series and triumphed in both acting categories; Eva Morgan scooped Best Actress and Warren Brown Best Actor. The World Productions’ drama centers on a violent attack on a teenage girl during an all-night rave. It won over the Festival’s fiction jury, which was headed by Seal Team star David Boreanaz.

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Rachel Griffiths’ New Zealand-set drama Madam won Best Creation. It follows Mack, a woman who discovers her husband is seeing a sex worker, which sets off a chain of events that sees her setting up an ethical brothel.

Little Did I Know, based on two of Martina Haag’s novels, was named Best Film. The Public Prize went to dystopian drama Helgoland 513, rounding off a successful period for its German producer UFA Fiction, which makes Maxton Hall – The World Between Us, recently named Prime Video’s biggest ever international launch.

The Jury Special Prize was awarded to Shira Haas from Israeli series Night Therapy.

The Festival has welcomed a host of drama producers and talent this week including several of the cast from the various NCIS series, Elsbeth lead Carrie Preston, Bridgerton star Simone Ashley, and Morgan Freeman and the cast of The Gray House.

There was also a healthy contingent of documentary and news producers in town and awards spanning several factual categories.

UK-produced Ukraine’s War: The Other Side won the coveted Best Documentary category while Spanish doc The Law of the Sea won the Monaco Red Cross Prize. France-Italy coproduction Broken Dream took the Jury Special Prize in the News & Documentary section.

Here’s the full list of Golden Nymph Award winners


Best Film: Little Did I Know – Prod: Bigster (Sweden)

Best Series: The Gathering – Prod: World Productions (UK)

Best Creation: Madam – Prod: XYZ Films, Tavake (New Zealand)

Best Actress: Eva Morgan, The Gathering

Best Actor: Warren Brown, The Gathering

Jury Special Prize: Shira Haas, Night Therapy

Public Prize: Helgoland 513 – Prod: UFA Fiction (Germany)


Best News Program: La Guerre De L’Info: Israel/Hamas (France TV Studio, France TV Presse, France Televisions)

Best Documentary: Ukraine’s War: The Other Side (Sean Langan and Tiger Nest Film for ITV)

Jury Special Prize: Broken Dream (RAI and NANOF with Cineteve)

Prince Rainier III Special Prize: Wie Extrem Wird Das Wetter, Sven Ploger? – Die Macht Des El Nino

Amade Prize: Mines of Death (TV4 Sweden)

Monaco Red Cross Prize: The Law of The Sea (RTVE and A Punt, Spain)

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