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Drama Awards 2023

The C21 2023 International Drama Awards

About the Drama Awards

The C21 International Drama Awards are set to recognise the best in global scripted creativity through one of the most highly regarded awards shows in the business.

The awards are judged by more than 100 of the world’s leading drama commissioners and buyers, making them unique in being The Business on The Business awards for scripted television.

Entries open – 13 July
Entries close - 25 September
Nominees announced - November 3
Awards Ceremony at Content London - November 30

General entry procedures

- All entries, whether they have already aired or will air before 30 September must be entered by 25 September.
- Entries may be modified until 25 September, no modifications will be accepted after this time.
- Entries will be accepted from producers or distributors of a show. It is the entrant’s responsibility to submit the correct listings for each show.
- Ineligible entries can be disqualified at any stage of the competition without refund. Please check criteria thoroughly before entering.
- Any trailers and show images obtained by C21 as supporting materials may be used on C21Screenings, should the show become a finalist.
- Finalists are entitled to 2 complimentary tickets to the Drama Awards ceremony only. The awards are open to all delegates for Content London 2023.
- If requested, it is compulsory for a representative of each Nominee to be at the awards ceremony (which is held on 30 November 2023, during Content London).

Best newform drama series
Best TV movie
Best miniseries
Best returning drama series
Best comedy drama series
Best returning comedy drama series
Best casting of a drama series
Best individual performance in a comedy-drama series
Best individual performance in a drama series
Best non-English language drama (series)
Best English language drama (series)

DQ Craft Award FOR FULL CRITERIA BY CATEGORY CLICK HERE Entries are now open. Click here! For more information on the awards, please contact C21Drama Awards team here.