Tangled Lives wins 2019 Rockie Awards International

2019-06-11



SIC and SP Televisão conquered one of the most important international awards, on June 10, in Banff, Canada. The telenovela 'Tangled Lives' won the first prize in the Serials, Soaps & Telenovelas category at the 40th BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL Gala - The Rockie Awards.



With the annual participation of more than 45 countries, including a jury of 150 entertainment and media professionals, the Rockie Awards are considered the largest competition of its kind. This festival features the most acclaimed and iconic television series, namely Gray's Anatomy, The Good Doctor or Big Little Lies.

For the third consecutive year, a SP Televisão production, for SIC, are named for this Festival, which highlights the best projects worldwide in the area of television and digital content, shortly after the International Emmy Awards and the Seoul International Drama Awards . In this 40th edition, in addition to the big winner in this category, 'Heart and Soul' (also a production SP Televisão, for SIC) was also nominated in this category, along with the international productions District 31 (Canada) and Mountain Medic (Germany / Austria).

In 2017, telenovelas Frozen Memories and More Than Love, were named in the category of best melodrama. In 2018, the telenovela Water Mirror was also named in the same category, reinforcing, once again, the international recognition of the national fiction, in particular, the work of SIC and SP Televisão.

'Tangled Lives' is a story that revolves around the world of fashion, sport and doping approaching a perspective never before treated, in this format, on television. The telenovela is written by Alexandre Castro and features Sara Matos, Joana Santos, Diogo Amaral and Renato Godinho in the main roles. This is the second international award achieved by 'Tangled Lives' within two months. Last April, SIC's telenovela opera, produced by SP Televisão, won the Bronze Medal in the Telenovela category at the New York Festivals® International TV & Film Awards 2019 Gala, in Las Vegas.

To see the full list of winners please visit: https://rockies.playbackonline.ca/Winners/Winner/2019.