Singapore, 18 April 2012 – Two Beach House Pictures 2011 productions have won Silver World Medals, with another three gaining Finalist awards at the 2012 New York Festivals. This is the first time Beach House Pictures has entered in the awards and the team were thrilled with the result, which backed up their skills across a number of genres.

“Winning two silvers and becoming finalists with three shows at our first go is a tremendous surprise. And after winning the Best Lifestyle category at the 2011 Asian TV Awards with Stressbuster, this is another great recognition and icing on the cake of our achievements last year,” says Creative Director Donovan Chan.

The shows selected cover science, history, engineering and natural history, showcasing Beach House Pictures’ ability to tell a good story in any form or topic, says Mr Chan.

Hidden Cities – Indonesia (HISTORY, AETN All Asia Networks) is a finalist in the History & Society category, Asia’s Deadliest Snakes (National Geographic Channel) is a Silver World Medal for Nature & Wildlife and Innovasians – Social Robots (National Geographic Channel) is a finalist in the Science & Technology category in the Documentary/Information Program section.  Hidden Cities – Beijing (HISTORY, AETN All Asia Networks) is a finalist for Best Direction and Megastructures – Singapore’s Vegas (National Geographic Channel) won a Silver World Medal for Best Editing in the Television – Art & Technique: Program section.

“These nominations encourage us to continue putting our all into every project we do and to come up with even more exciting programs in the near future.”

The New York Festival Awards ceremony honouring “The World’s Best TV Programs & Films” will take place on Tuesday April 17th at The NAB Show in Las Vegas.