This week the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America recognized Apple TV+ content with a pile of award nominations — five in the DGA Awards and four in the PGA Awards, both set to take place in March.
Apple TV+ bags awards for The Oprah Conversation and 1971
Apple TV+ scored two wins and two nominations in the third annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards, announced Monday.
The Critics Choice Association – better known for the Critics Choice Awards — and the nonfiction producers’ organization NPACT present the honors. The awards recognize excellence in nonfiction, unscripted and reality programming across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.
Dickinson on Apple TV+ scores a Peabody Award
The Peabody Awards declared on Wednesday that Dickinson on Apple TV+ is one of “the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019.”
Apple’s bouncy AirPods ad wins major award
A slick, black-and-white ad showcasing AirPods won Best in Show at the prestigious ADC Annual Awards.
Titled “Bounce,” the ad shows an AirPods wearer springing through the streets, evoking the unencumbered, wireless freedom of these earbuds.
Apple chases Oscars with slate of original movies
Apple’s followed Netflix into developing its own original TV shows. Now it wants to follow it by making its own movies, too.
According to a new report, Apple plans to finance six original small-budget movies per year. Each project would be made for $5 million to $30 million, which is pretty much a micro-budget by Hollywood standards. However, Apple wants to appeal to prestige talent with the goal of making Oscar-winning movies.
Apple Watch Series 4 wins Display of the Year award
The Society for Information Display (SID) gave the most recent Apple Watch its highest honor, naming it one of several Displays of the Year.
This award is given to “products with the most significant technological advances and/or outstanding features.”
Display Industry Awards honor iPad Pro, iPhone X
The Society for Information Display (SID) says the iPad Pro’s screen offers “significant technological advances.” The professional organization also called the panel in iPhone X “outstanding.”
Both devices are winners in SID’s 23rd annual Display Industry Awards.
Funny ‘Barbers’ iPhone ad wins major award
A TV advertisement for the iPhone 7 Plus’ camera won Best in Show at the prestigious ADC annual awards. The ‘Barbers’ ad comically demonstrates that Apple’s smartphone can make anyone look good.
Watch it below:
Indie developer wins prestigious Red Dot design award for Mac app
For the first time ever, a Mac app has won the super-prestigious Red Dot design awards’ Communication Design category. The app comes from Ukrainian Mac and iOS developer MacPaw, and you may have heard of it: Gemini is a de-duplication app that Cult of Mac has loved for years.
WWDC design awards show is missing from schedule
Apple has published its WWDC schedule ahead of kickoff on Monday morning, but there’s one glaring omission. The company’s annual Apple Design Awards is nowhere to be found.