15 June 2020
Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds Australia and The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes have both been nominated in the Best Factual Entertainment Format category at this year’s C21 International Format Awards.
The Australian version of award-winning format Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds is produced by Endemol Shine Australia in association with ABC. The format, which aired on ABC Australia last year, has already picked up an AACTA Award.
The original format was created and produced by CPL Productions for Channel 4 in the UK, completing two successful seasons and winning countless international awards including Realscreen, Broadcast, Edinburgh TV, Grierson and C21 International Format awards. The show was also nominated for a 2018 and 2019 BAFTA award.
The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes was originally created and produced by Red Arrow Studio’s CPL Productions and Motion Content Group. The innovative new social experiment format sees a group of people living with dementia tasked with helping to run a restaurant.
The format has already been sold to Talpa TV in the Netherlands, which commissioned a local version for SBS6, produced by Concept Street. Additionally, in Belgium Red Arrow Studios International has licensed the format to production company Roses are Blue.
The International Format Awards are the leading awards for the global formats business, organised by C21Media, FRAPA and EMC, in association with MIPFormats. The awards will be presented online this month.