Lobo Wins Best Telenovela in the 30th BANFF World Television Festival

The ABS-CBN fantaserye "Lobo" starring Angel Locsin and Piolo Pascual was named Best Telenovela in the 30th BANFF World Television Festival which was held in Toronto, Canada.

Lobo (Wolf) was a fantasy thriller television series featured in the primetime block of ABS-CBN. The show premiered on January 28, 2008 until July 11, 2008.

The 2009 Banff World Television Festival Category Winners:

Animation Programs – In partnership with Starz Animation Toronto
I Met The Walrus
Entrant: Bravo!
Country: Canada

Arts & Performing Arts Documentaries – In partnership with The Banff Centre
The Curse of the Mona Lisa
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Children’s Programs
Habib: The meaning of life/The ghost in the basement
Entrant: SVT- Sveriges Television
Country: Sweden

Comedy Programs – In partnership with William F. White International
Beautiful People
Entrant: BBC
Country: UK

Continuing Series & Serial Programs – In partnership with the Shaftesbury
Lost: The Constant
Entrant: ABC Studios
Country: USA

Environmental Programs – In partnership with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
Frontline: Heat
Entrant: PBS International
Country: USA

History & Biography Programs – In partnership with Rogers Communications Inc.
Paris 1919
Entrant: National Film Board of Canada
Country: Canada

Investigative & Current Affairs Programs – In partnership with Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.
Oil for Fraud
Entrant: Maha Productions
Country: France

Lifestyle & Information Programs – In partnership with INSINC
Family Restaurant: The Quons (Be Bold)
Entrant: Anaid Productions Inc.
For: Food Network Canada
Country: Canada

Made for TV Movies – In partnership with Sony of Canada Ltd.
Skirt Day
Entrant: ARTE France
Country: France

Mini-Series – In partnership with Deluxe Vancouver | Toronto
John Adams
Entrant: Home Box Office (HBO)
Country: USA

Music or Variety Programs – In partnership with Shure Incorporated
Peter Kay’s Britain’s Got the Pop Factor
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Political Documentaries – In partnership with DGC – BC
Dispatches – Warlords Next Door?
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Popular Science & Technology Programs – In Partnership with SAIT Polytechnic
Inuit Odyssey
Entrant: Clearwater Media
For: CBC Television and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Country: Canada

Reality Format Programs – In partnership with CBC/Radio-Canada
Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts
Entrant: BBC
Country: UK

Social & Humanitarian Programs – In partnership with Searchlight Recruitment Inc.
The Qur’an
Entrant: Juniper Communications Ltd.
For: Channel 4
Country: UK

Sports Documentaries – In partnership with PBS International
Thriller in Manila
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Sports Entertainment Programs
CBC’s Hockey Day in Canada
Entrant: CBC Television
Country: Canada

Telenovela Programs – In partnership with Quebec Film & Television Council
The Wolf (Lobo)
Entrant: ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
Country: Philippines

Wildlife & Natural History Programs – In partnership with PBS International
Titus: The Gorilla King
Entrant: Tigress Productions
For: BBC and WNET
Country: UK

Youth Programs
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Interactive Categories:
Immersive Entertainment – In partnership with TELUS
BITWORLD – Rescue Toya!
Entrant: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
Country: Japan

Original Online Programs – In partnership with Government of Alberta & Alberta Film
Gaza-Sderot: life in spite of everything
Entrant: Bo Travail in association with Alma Films, Trabelsi Productions, Ramattan Studio,
Country: France

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