MEDEA Award 2017 Winners Announced


The 2017 MEDEA Awards were given in the categories: Main award for user generated media and the award for professionally produced media. Additionally, a special jury prize was awarded.

This years MEDEA Awards winners are: 

  • Main award for user generated media: Somme Tales by The National Archives (United Kingdom)
  • Main award for professionally produced media: Écoute cette histoire by TV5 Québec (Canada)
  • Special jury prize: In my own view by Karpos (Greece)

Watch the video describing projects that made it into the finals. 

The 8 finalists for the 2017 Annual MEDEA Awards were (in alphabetical order):

  • by Sara Alloatti (Switzerland)
  • Cuba Stories by John Drew (United States)
  • De mayor quiero ser científica by Fundación Profesor Novoa Santos (Spain)
  • Écoute cette histoire by TV5 Québec (Canada)
  • In my own view by Karpos (Greece)
  • Physics House by ClickView (Australia)
  • Project management simulation by Saffron Interactive (United Kingdom)
  • Somme Tales by The National Archives (United Kingdom)

The overall winners were announced during a virtual MEDEA Awards ceremony on the MEDEA Awards website.

The winners will be invited to the Media & Learning Conference 2018 in Brussels.

This year the awards attracted more than 100 entries from 26 countries and the judging panel was made up of 86 judges.

The MEDEA judges commended the overall quality of the entries: while there may have been a little less entries than previous years, the quality of this year’s entries was definitely higher than before and it was more difficult than ever to make a selection. More than 90% of all entries scored higher than 6.5 on a 10-point scale!

In addition to the finalists, the Organising Committee also announced 8 runners up that are Highly Commended, they are:

  • Cole Televisión by Amparo Vilaplana (Spain)
  • Explore! Flying by HEC-TV (United States)
  • MIS revision of de novo scoliosis and stenosis by MEM MEDIA Foundation (Switzerland)
  • Neuroanatomy – The Head and Neck by University of British Columbia (Canada) 
  • Soundtrackers movies gallery by Manuela Correia (Portugal)
  • The Math Challenge by CET (Israel)
  • The Walk by Dimitrios Chatzakis (Greece)
  • Unterricht mit BYOD in Flüchtlingsklassen by Andreas Hofer (Austria)

For more information about the MEDEA Awards: