New York Film Festival: Two Silver awards for ORF-TV-series “Janus” and nature documentary “Schladming-Magic Mountains”

Vienna, April 9th 2014


The enthralling ORF production "Janus" and ORF UNIVERSUM's extraordinary documentary "Schladming - Magic Mountains" were each awarded the Silver World Medal at the New York Film Festival in Las Vegas. Hundreds of entries were submitted from over 50 countries in a bid to win one of the prestigious awards.

In the category 'TV series', the ORF crime series "Janus", coproduced by ORF and Austrian producer MR-Film, convinced the judges with its combination of thriller, family drama and gripping detective story! In the 'Nature and Wildlife' category, director Franz Hafner received yet another award with "Land of the Chamois" the first part of ORF UNIVERSUM's nature documentary "Schladming - Magic Mountains", featuring the fascinating Austrian alpine region. The co-production by Interspot Film, ORF and BR also won the Gold Deauville Green Award in 2013.

For more information feel free to contact:

Ms. Kordula Prenner: kordula.prenner@orf.at


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