‘The Last Of Us,’ ‘Poker Face,’ ‘Family Guy,’ ‘The Masked Singer’ Among Top Rockie Awards Winners at Banff World Media Festival

HBO’s “The Last of Us” scored two prizes from this year’s 2024 Rockie Awards International Program Competition, as announced Tuesday at the Banff World Media Festival. “The Last of Us” won for drama series: English language, and also picked up the Grand Jury Prize, which is selected from the top-scoring programs across the entire field of nominees.

Among other big winners from the U.S., Peacock’s “Poker Face” won for comedy series: English language, while Fox’s “The Masked Singer” received the honors for competition series/game shows. Also, Fox’s “Family Guy” won for animated series.

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In total, 30 awards were bestowed in the category streams of Documentary & Factual, Arts & Entertainment, Children & Youth, Scripted, and Podcast, in addition to the presentation of several other Rockies Gala Awards.

The nominations for the award were announced in March (see that full list here). Here are this year’s winners:

Arts & Entertainment

Comedy & Variety

The Graham Norton Show So Television (UK)

Competition Series & Game Shows

The Masked Singer Fox Alternative Entertainment (USA)


Boris Woestijnvis NV (Belgium)


Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi Part2 Pictures (USA)

Reality Series

Wild Cooks Avanti-Toast, Vrai, TVA, Zeste (Canada)

Children & Youth

Animation: Children

The Sound Collector Eagle Vs Bat, Enanimation, Mackinnon & Saunders, ITV, RAI, Serious Kids (Italy, UK)

Animation: Preschool

Tabby McTat Magic Light Pictures (UK)

Interactive Children and Youth Content

Weirdwood Manor Vol. 2 – Rise of the Therimancer Relish Studios, Wasabi Entertainment (Canada)

Live Action: Children

Horrible Histories Lion Television, BBC, BBC Studios (UK)

Live Action: Youth

Sofiy and Her War Hakka TV (Taiwan)

Documentary & Factual

Arts & Culture

Otto Baxter: Not A F**ing Horror Story Story Films, Archface Films (UK)

Crime & Investigative

Scandalous: Phone Hacking Trial Hardcash Production, BBC Panorama (UK)

Environmental & Wildlife

Planet Earth III BBC Studios, BBC America, France Televisions, ZDF, The Open  (France, Germany, UK, USA)

History & Biography

Lockerbie Mindhouse Productions, Sky Documentaries (UK)

Science & Technology

Deep Sky Crazy Boat Pictures (USA)

Short Form Non-Fiction Series

Out of the Shadows: Born from Rape BBC News, BBC World Service 100 Women (UK)

Social Issues & Current Affairs

The Shamima Begum Story BBC Current Affairs (UK)

Sports Documentary

Gods of Tennis Mindhouse Productions, BBC Studios (UK)


Podcast: Fiction

The Sesame Street Podcast with Foley and Friends Sesame Workshop, Audible (USA)

Podcast: Non-Fiction

The Other Side of the Story (L’autre moitié de l’histoire) Radio-Canada OHdio (Canada)


Animated Series

Family Guy 20th Television Animation, Fuzzy Door Productions (USA)

Comedy Series: English Language

Poker Face T-Street, MRC, Animal Pictures, Paramount Global Content Distribution (USA)

Comedy Series: Non-English Language

Gorgeous (Les Bombes) Les Productions Sovimage (Canada)

Drama Series: English Language

The Last of Us HBO, Sony Pictures Television Studios, Playstation, Naughty Dog, Word Games, The Mighty Mint (USA)

Drama Series: Non-English Language

La Mesías Movistar Plus+, Suma Content (Spain)

Feature Length Film

Men Up Quay Street Productions, Boom, BBC1, Cineflix Rights (UK)

Limited Series

Best Interests AC Chapter One, BBC One, Fifth Season (UK)

Short Film

The Flying Sailor National Film Board of (Canada) (Canada)

Short Form Fiction Series

The Fades of Papineau (Ça prend pas la tchas à Papineau) Trio Orange (Canada)

Best Use of Music in a Series

Yellowjackets eOne, Showtime (USA)

Emerging Talent Prize

Emilie Mannering, “The Fades of Papineau (Ça prend pas la tchas à Papineau)” Trio Orange (CANADA)

Prix Francophone

Les Bombes (Gorgeous) Les Productions Sovimage (CANADA)

Rogers Prize for Excellence in Canadian Content

Satan Wants You Nootka Street Film Company, Grand Scheme Productions, 666 Films (CANADA)

Grand Jury Prize

The Last of Us HBO, Sony Pictures Television Studios, Playstation, Naughty Dog, Word Games, The Mighty Mint (USA)

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