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Y @ H musical documentary nominated for award

March 22, 2007

Young @ Heart a music documentary is nominated for the
2007 Rose d'Or in the Arts Documentary Category.

Rose d’Or AG Branch: Telephone +41 (44) 265 56 01

Seidenhofstrasse 5 Rose d’Or AG Telefax +41 (44) 265 56 99

CH-6002 Lucerne Carmenstrasse 12 mail@rosedor.ch

VAT-Nr. 653 420 CH-8032 Zurich www.rosedor.ch A Division of

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CONTACT: Sheila Morris John Gough

ROSE D’OR ROSE D’OR

INT’L PRESS OFFICER AMBASSADOR

+1 (818) 487-9300 +44 (0) 7771 800 819

sheila@morrispr.com jgough@distraction.com

NOMINEES, PRE-SELECTION JURORS, AND FESTIVAL DETAILS
FOR THE 47TH EDITION OF THE ROSE D’OR FESTIVAL UNVEILED AND OUTLINED DURING A PRESS EVENT AT THE SWISS EMBASSY IN LONDON

From a record number of 358 programmes entered, 64 nominated for the coveted Golden Rose in seven
categories.Winners to be announced May 9th during an Award Ceremony in Lucerne, Switzerland
LONDON – March 15, 2007 – The nominees, pre-selection jurors, and festival details for the upcoming 47th Edition of the Rose d’Or Festival were unveiled and outlined today at a cocktail reception and press event held at the Swiss Embassy in London. This year’s Rose d’Or Festival will take place on the shores of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland from May 5 – 9, 2007 under the management of the newly-set up company Rose d'Or Ltd. Freddy Burger Management bought the rights to the Rose d'Or Festival this past summer and appointed producer Urban Frye as the new Managing Director.
Mr. Frye announced that this year 358 programmes were entered into the competition marking an increase of over 60 titles from last year. The programmes were entered by 155 different companies from 32 countries. The amount of entries divide into the categories as follows: Comedy 55, Show 76, Reality 67, Sitcom 31, Soap 18, Arts Documentaries 73, and Performing Arts 38. From the 358 programmes a pre-selection jury chose 64 programmes which will compete for the Golden Rose in the following seven categories: Show, Reality, Comedy, Sitcom, Soap, Performing Arts, and Arts Documentary. An additional 8 programmes have been nominated in the Opera Special Prize category. Mr. Frye also introduced those in attendance and thanked the pre-selection jury for their time, hard work, and professionalism in overseeing the difficult task of judging and narrowing the field from 358 to 72 programmes. The pre-selection took place February 8-11, 2007 in Lucerne and included nine international television professionals: Avi Armoza (Armoza Productions, Israel), Dr. Bernhard Gleim (NDR, Germany), François Duplat (Bel Air Media, France), Holger Hoffmann (Horizont TV, Germany), Masaru Hoshiba (NHK, Japan), Maria Adelaide Amaral (TV Globo, Brazil), Marie Kucerova (Czech Television, Czech Republic), Nathalie Bourdon (Just for Laughs, Canada), Si-Kyoo Kim (KBS, Korea).

During the introductions Mr. Frye presented John Gough as Rose d’Or Ambassador in the UK. Mr. Gough has been involved in the festival for over 10 years acting as advisor, secretary to the advisory board, deputy responsible for pre-selection juries, format consultant, and conference executive director, amongst other roles. As Rose d’Or Ambassador Mr. Gough will act as advisor to the Rose d’Or, as well as the contact person in the UK.
In addition to the above, Mr. Frye outlined additional details of the Rose d’Or Festival, including:
•The Rose d’Or Festival is pleased to announce a fantastic line-up of international stars at this year’s
Comedy Late Night. Hosted by well-known English comedian and writer Ben Elton, three top-class
comedians, Jonas Anderhub, Christof Wolfisberg, and Hans Liberg will entertain.
•This year’s topics at the conferences will focus on the advancements and opportunities for television programming on platforms such as mobile technology and the Internet. Key speakers will be amongst others: pioneer Robert Chua, Format Advisor John Gough, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’s” Colman
Hutchinson, and an exciting day on the international format industry hosted by FRAPA.
•Ben Elton will this year host the highlight of the festival, the Rose d’Or Award Ceremony. The Rose d’Or
will award the seven Golden Roses, as well as Best Overall Programme and the Best Opera Programme
during an Award Ceremony that will take place at the Kultur and Kongresszentrum Lucerne, on May 9, 2007. Performing at the ceremony will be the amazing human voice band ‘Naturally Seven’, visual theatre group Mummenschanz, and the multimedia stage show “Stage TV”. Director of the Award Ceremony is Max Sieber, the director of the Saturday night shows on Swiss Television. Additional details for the 47th Edition of the Rose d’Or Festival, including the Festival Jury Members, will be announced shortly.
For additional information, please visit: www.rosedor.ch

NOMINEES 2007
COMEDY
Tittybangbang BBC UK
Perfect Day - The Millennium Five UK
That Mitchell & Webb Look FremantleMedia Enterprises UK
This Hour Has 22 Minutes Halifax Film CA
Worst Christmas of my Life Hat Trick Productions Ltd UK
30 Rock NBC Universal Television Distribution UK
Melonas NRK TV DK
Geile Zeit Sony Pictures Film u.Fernseh Produktions GmbH DE
Green Wing talkbackThames UK
Man Stroke Woman talkbackThames UK
The Vicar of Dibley Tiger Aspect Productions UK
Shouf Shouf! The Series VARA NL
REALITY
Dragons' Den BBC UK
Plan B BLU A/S DK
Secret Millionaire Channel 4 UK
The Search Channel 4 UK
The Tribes are Coming Eyeworks B.V. NL
India Celebrity Express Kanakna Productions BE
My Last Words Palm Plus Productions NL
Aeschbachers Sommerjob SF Schweizer Fernsehen CH
All For One Strix Television SE
Seven Grumpy Old Men TV 2 Networks DK
SHOW
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? BBC UK
Beat your Host! Brainpool TV GmbH DE
The Pyramid Castor Multimedia HR
Derren Brown - The Heist Channel 4 UK
Caiga Quien Caiga Cuatro Cabezas AR
Viewer of the Year Eyeworks B.V. NL
Sponge KBS (Korean Broadcasting System) KR
PokerFace talkbackThames UK
The Secret Policeman's Ball Tiger Aspect Productions UK
SITCOM
Not Going Out Avalon Television Limited UK
The Royle Family BBC UK
The Thick Of It BBC UK
My Family DLT Entertainment UK Ltd UK
Türkisch für Anfänger Hofmann & Voges Entertainment GmbH DE
The Lighthouse Oy Filmiteollisuus Fine Ab FI
Dr. Psycho ProSieben Television GmbH DE
Alle lieben Jimmy RTL Television GmbH DE
Legit The Comedy Unit UK
Little Mosque on the Prairie WestWind Pictures Ltd. CA
Rose d’Or AG Branch: Telephone +41 (44) 265 56 01
Seidenhofstrasse 5 Rose d’Or AG Telefax +41 (44) 265 56 99
CH-6002 Lucerne Carmenstrasse 12 mail@rosedor.ch
VAT-Nr. 653 420 CH-8032 Zurich www.rosedor.ch A Division of
SOAP
Ioanna tis Kardias (Joanna of the Heart) Antenna TV S.A. GR
Tis Agapis Mahairia (The Knives of Love) Antenna TV S.A. GR
EastEnders BBC UK
Home Affairs Penguin Films ZA
Con Passionate S4C UK
Het Huis Anubis (Anubis House) STUDIO 100 BE
The Bill talkbackThames UK
ARTS DOCUMENTARY
Imagine... Sweet Home New Orleans BBC UK
Simon Schama's Power of Art: Bernini BBC UK
Ballet Changed my life: Ballet Hoo! DIVERSE UK
The Singing Estate Five UK
Forever Nederlandse Programma Stichting (NPS) NL
Silk Road 2005: "Ascent into Blue" NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.) JP
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring San Francisco Symphony US
Color is too simple SF Schweizer Fernsehen CH
Young @ Heart Walker George Films ltd UK

PERFORMING ARTS
The Bolt Bel Air Media FR
Peter and the Wolf Channel 4 UK
Kent Nagano Conducts Classical Masterpieces Deutsche Welle / DW-TV DE
Baremboim on Beethoven Europe Images International/ M5 FR
Cinderella Europe Images International/ M5 FR
Car men Nederlandse Programma Stichting (NPS) NL
Blind Date SF Schweizer Fernsehen CH
OPERA SPECIAL PRIZE
Kombat Opera Presents: The Applicants BBC UK
Cardillac Bel Air Media UK
Mozart22 - Le Nozze di Figaro Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images DE
Man on the moon Channel 4 UK
Bizet: Carmen EuroArts Music International GmbH DE
The Love For Three Oranges LGM UK
Bella Figura - Do singers have to be fat? PARS Media DE
Burnt Toast Rhombus Media Inc. CA
Summaries available under: www.rosedor.ch
STATISTICS 2007
GENERAL NUMBERS Total Nom. CATEGORY Total Nom. CATEGORY Total Nom.
Competing Programmes 358 72 Comedy 55 12 Soap 18 7
Companies 155 48 Show 76 9 Arts Documentary 73 9
Countries 32 20 Reality 67 10 Performing Arts 38 7
Sitcom 31 10 Opera Special Prize x 8

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