2020 TV/Cable/Streaming

Call for Entry

Dear Friends,


We hope you are staying safe and healthy.


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic this year, we are currently only accepting emailed submissions of your 2020 Christopher Awards entries. Please send download links for viewing to t.rossi@christophers.org to pass on for judging. 


To be eligible for a Christopher Award, TV/Cable programs must premiere during the 2020 calendar year and meet the criteria outlined in our Christopher Awards’ Backgrounder. There are no entry forms for you to fill out and no entry fees. Please submit your titles by November 20, 2020.


The 72nd annual Christopher Awards will be presented in New York City in Spring 2021, to writers, producers, directors and illustrators in the publishing, film, broadcast TV and cable industries. 


Reminder: We screen submissions continually throughout the year, so please add us to your ongoing Press/Awards/Premiere screening lists, and send screeners as soon as they’re available for viewing. 


Thank you for your continuing support of our Christopher Awards program!



“I love the Christopher Award slogan, Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. I personally believe that with all my heart. I think the movie, ‘Coat of Many Colors,’ a true story from my childhood, really does throw a light on a lot of things like family, hope, love, kindness, understanding, and acceptance. It really spoke to the issue of bullying. I am very proud at how God works through me to shine a light, and to help heal a lot of hurt in a lot of people, and I am very proud of this award.” 

Dolly Parton, executive producer “Coat of Many Colors” TV movie

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