The Sichuan TV Festival has introduced the International Gold Panda Awards for TV Drama to its line-up of competitions to take place at its festival from November 16 – 18, 2013 in Chengdu, China.

The competition is established in cooperation with the National Drama Channel, CCTV8. It is free to enter and programmes originally intended for broadcast and first aired anywhere in the world between January 1, 2008 to July 31, 2013 are eligible for submissions.  Additional prizes are available in sub-categories for Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Photography, Best Actor and Best Actress.