Our Awards & Nominations

TrueTube's trophy cabinet is a sight to behold and a nightmare to dust. Here's a list of all the awards we have won and the nominations we have received. Many thanks to the judges who voted for us - it is always an honour to accept any kind of accolade.

PERLEN - Queer Film Festival Hannover 2021

WINNER

One of the longest-running queer film festivals in Germany.

Just Me - Audience Choice Award

Broadcast Digital Awards 2020

SHORTLISTED

Celebrating the most creative and innovative digital content from across the UK.

Hijab & Me - Shortlisted for Best Short Form Documentary

The Iris Prize

SHORTLISTED

Now in its 14th year of celebrating LGBT+ film, the Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival brings filmmakers and film lovers together from all around the world to celebrate the very best in current LGBT+ short and feature filmmaking. Iris is the home of the largest LGBT+ short film prize in the world.

Just Me - Shortlisted for Best British Short

All Best British shortlisted films will be available on Film4 for a year.

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2020

WINNER

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Winner - Children's Broadcasting

For Now I Can Breathe

Hijab & Me was also nominated for the award.

Learning On Screen Awards 2020

WINNER

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Now I Can Breathe won the Educational Film Award.

Hijab & Me was also nominated for the Educational Film Award.

BAFTA Children's Awards 2019

NOMINATED

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.

TrueTube - Nominated for Channel for the fourth year running

BAFTA Children's Awards 2019

NOMINATED

One-To-One - Nominated in a new category for 2019 - Teen

BAFTA Children's Awards 2019

NOMINATED

Now I Can Breathe - Nominated for Content for Change

BAFTA Children's Awards 2019

NOMINATED

Hijab & Me - Nominated for Content for Change

BAFTA Children's Awards 2019

NOMINATED

The Demon's Head - Nominated for Animation

Broadcast Digital Awards 2019

FINALIST

Celebrating the most creative and innovative digital content from across the UK.

Shortlisted - Best Original Web Channel

Shortlisted - Best Short Form Documentary

For Now I Can Breathe

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2019

NOMINATED

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Nominated - Children's Broadcasting

For What Do You Mean I Can't Change the World?

Learning On Screen Awards 2019

WINNER

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Winner - Educational Film Award (from other organisation or individual)

For Reply With A Full Stop If You Get This

The Demon's Head and What Do You Mean I Can't Change the World? were also nominated in the same category.

BAFTA Children's Awards 2018

WINNER

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.

What Do You Mean I Can't Change the World? - Winner of a new category for 2018 Content for Change

BAFTA Children's Awards 2018

WINNER

Origins - Winner of Short Form

BAFTA Children's Awards 2018

NOMINATED

TrueTube - Nominated for Channel

This is the third year in a row that TrueTube has been nominated in this category (and we won it in 2017!).

BAFTA Children's Awards 2018

NOMINATED

Adam Tyler - Nominated in the Director category for his excellent work on What Do You Mean I Can't Change the World?

BAFTA Children's Awards 2018

NOMINATED

Reply With A Full Stop If You Get This - Nominated for Content For Change

Jerusalem Awards 2018

WINNER

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Winner  - Digital Video

For Church History in Ten Minutes, which the judges described as: "Brilliant - I certainly learnt a few things! Entertaining, good humoured, well presented and engaging".

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2018

WINNER

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Winner - Children's

For Screwball!

Like Me and Church History in Ten Minutes were also nominated in the same category.

Broadcast Digital Awards 2018

FINALIST

Celebrating the most creative and innovative digital content from across the UK.

Shortlisted - Best Original Web Channel

Shortlisted - Best Short Form Documentary

For What Do You Mean I Can't Change the World?

Shortlisted - Best Short Form Drama

For Screwball!

Learning On Screen Awards 2018

WINNER

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Winner - Educational Film Award (arts organisations, charities, museums)

For Screwball!

and Like Me and Church History in Ten Minutes were also nominated in the same category.

ERA 2018

FINALIST

The Education Resources Awards highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services, schools and the most dedicated teachers. The ERAs aim to encourage the raising of educational services and product standards throughout the industry and is recognised as an accolade of excellence.

Finalist - Secondary Resource or Equipment (Including ICT)

For TrueTube

BETT Awards 2018

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Providing a showcase of resources and companies that seek to provide educators with the information, ideas and inspiration that are fundamental to the learning process, the BETT Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.

TrueTube was Highly Commended in the Free Digital Content/Open Educational Resources category.

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

WINNER

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.

In 2016, TrueTube made headlines for being the first ever online platform to be nominated for Channel of the Year, and in 2017 we became the first ever online platform to win the award. Wow.

TrueTube - Winner of Channel of the Year

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

WINNER

Like Me - Winner of Drama

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

WINNER

Adam Tyler, who wrote (and directed) Screwball! - Winner of Writer

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

WINNER

Alhaji Fofana, who plays Ryan in Screwball! - Winner of Performer

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

NOMINATED

Savannah Baker, who plays Natalie in Screwball! - Nominated for Performer

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

NOMINATED

Shia // Sunni - Nominated for Learning

BAFTA Children's Awards 2017

NOMINATED

To Life - Nominated for Factual

Broadcast Digital Awards 2017

WINNER

Celebrating the most creative and innovative digital content in the UK.

Winner - Best Scripted Online Short

For Refugee which the judges said was, “beautifully executed” and “gripping and impactful, and designed for maximum engagement” with a specific audience in mind.

Broadcast Digital Awards 2017

SHORTLISTED

Celebrating the most creative and innovative digital content in the UK.

Shortlisted - Best Scripted Online Short

For Like Me

Shortlisted - Best Original Web Channel

The judges described TrueTube as, "One of the very best exponents of online documentary for young people."

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2017

WINNER

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Winner - Children's

For Refugee

and Shia // Sunni was also nominated in the same category.

Learning On Screen Awards 2017

WINNER

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Winner - General Education Non-Broadcast

For Refugee

The presenter said, "A production that the judges felt tackled some difficult subject matter in an engaging and thought-provoking way for its young audience.This documentary-style fictional production targeted Key Stage 3 and 4 students to help them understand what it means to be a refugee, and empathise with the dangers they face. The judges praised the use of the reverse timeline to tell the story as a slow reveal and the use of an ordinary setting, relatable to the target audience."

Learning On Screen Awards 2017

SPECIAL COMMENDATION

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Special Commendation - Courseware & Curriculum Non-Broadcast

For Shia // Sunni

The presenter said, "The judges praised the acting, use of humour and beautifully recorded sound, commenting that the film would be useful in prompting debate in an education setting."

BAFTA Children's Awards 2016

WINNER

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.

Winner of Drama

For Refugee

BAFTA Children's Awards 2016

NOMINATED

Nominated for Channel of the Year

TrueTube made headlines for being the first ever online platform to be nominated for this award.

BAFTA Children's Awards 2016

NOMINATED

Nominated for Learning - Secondary

For Katie

Jerusalem Awards 2016

WINNER

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Winner  - Digital Video

For Katie, which the judges described as a "very moving portrayal of the humanity that lies behind the theological debate... beautifully shot, with vulnerability yet strength."

Broadcast Digital Awards 2016

SHORTLISTED

Celebrating the most creative and innovative digital content in the UK.

Shortlisted - Best Original Web Channel

Shortlisted - Best Scripted Online Short

For Extremists

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2016

SHORTLISTED

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Shortlisted - Children's Broadcasting

For Katie, Extremists, 7/7, and For the Sake of the Child

ERA 2016

FINALIST

Highlighting quality and diversity in educational products, resources, establishments and staff.

Finalist - Free Educational Resources

For Faith on the Frontline

BETT Awards 2016

FINALIST

The most prestigious and sought-after accolade for educational technology suppliers.

Finalist - Free Digital Content/Open Educational Resources

For Faith on the Frontline

Jerusalem Awards 2015

FINALIST

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Finalist - Digital Video

For In the Beginning

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2015

SHORTLISTED

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Shortlisted - Children's Broadcasting

For The Crucifixion, I Am Pagan and What is Jihad?

Learning On Screen Awards 2015

NOMINATED

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Nomination - General Education/Non Broadcast

For Forced Marriage

ERA 2015

FINALIST

Highlighting quality and diversity in educational products, resources, establishments and staff.

Finalist - Secondary Resource - Including ICT

For Doorways

BETT Awards 2015

FINALIST

The most prestigious and sought-after accolade for educational technology suppliers.

Finalist - Free Digital Content/Open Educational Resources

For Doorways

Sandford St Martin Trust Awards 2014

SHORTLISTED

The UK’s most prestigious broadcast awards for radio and TV programmes that reflect religious, spiritual or ethical themes.

Shortlisted - Online Film & Video

For How Islam Began – In Ten Minutes, The Magdalenes and Passover: Read All About It

Learning On Screen Awards 2014

WINNER

The only UK awards celebrating and rewarding excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research.

Winner - Courseware & Curriculum Non-Broadcast/In-House

Nominated - General Education Non-Broadcast

For The Magdalenes

BETT Awards 2014

FINALIST

The most prestigious and sought-after accolade for educational technology suppliers.

Finalist - Free Digital Content/Open Educational Resources

For TrueTube

Jerusalem Awards 2013

FINALIST

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Finalist - Short Form

For It’s a Miracle!

BETT Awards 2013

WINNER

The most prestigious and sought-after accolade for educational technology suppliers.

Winner - Secondary Digital Content

For TrueTube

Jerusalem Awards 2012

WINNER

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Winner - Under 25s

Shortlisted - Short Form

For Holy Cribs: The Anglican Church

ERA 2012

FINALIST

Highlighting quality and diversity in educational products, resources, establishments and staff.

Finalist - Best Secondary Resource - Including ICT

For TrueTube

Jerusalem Awards 2011

FINALIST

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Finalist - Short Form

Shortlisted – IPTV

For Take It

BETT Awards 2011

FINALIST

The most prestigious and sought-after accolade for educational technology suppliers.

Finalist - Digital Collections and Resource Banks

For TrueTube

Jerusalem Awards 2010

WINNER

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Winner – IPTV

Finalist - Under 25s

For This Is Our Story

BETT Awards 2009

WINNER

The most prestigious and sought-after accolade for educational technology suppliers.

Winner - Secondary Digital Content

For TrueTube

ERA 2009

FINALIST

Highlighting quality and diversity in educational products, resources, establishments and staff.

Finalist - Innovation

Finalist - Best Secondary Resource - Including ICT

For TrueTube

Jerusalem Awards 2009

WINNER

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Winner - IPTV

For Religion Unified

IVCA Clarion Awards 2009

WINNER

Promoting social inclusion, sustainable development and ethical debate.

Winner - Website

For TrueTube

ERA 2008

WINNER

Highlighting quality and diversity in educational products, resources, establishments and staff.

Winner - Innovation

Finalist - Best Secondary Resource - Including ICT

For TrueTube

Europrix Multimedia Awards 2008

WINNER

Selecting & promoting Europe's best in digital and interactive media.

Winner - Quality Seal

For TrueTube

Jerusalem Awards 2007

WINNER

Promoting Christian and religious broadcasting in the UK.

Winner - IPTV