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INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES 2015 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® KIDS AWARDS NOMINEES AND NEW VENUE AT MIPTV®

Cannes/MIPCOM, October 2, 2015 - Nominations for the International Emmy® Kids Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 24 nominees in 6 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release.

The International Academy also announced that the awards ceremony is moving from New York to Cannes, and will be presented in partnership with Reed MIDEM, at MIPTV. The first awards ceremony will take place on April 5, 2016. The International Emmy® Kids Awards at MIPTV will close the Kids@MIPTV track, which includes the Miptv Future of Kids TV Summit.

"MIPTV is a terrific venue for showcasing and recognizing the remarkable amount of quality kids programming around the world, and Reed MIDEM is a great partner" said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "We look forward to welcoming our Nominees to this new home and to continuing to serve the global children's television industry."

"We are honored and delighted that the International Emmy® Kids Awards are coming to MIPTV in April 2016. Reed MIDEM has been promoting the best in children's television since the creation of MIPTV in 1963 and MIPCOM in 1985. These events are the largest gatherings of the international kids programming community in the world. We welcome this opportunity to continue to work in partnership with the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences," commented Paul Zilk, Chief Executive of Reed MIDEM.

The International Academy has been presenting six kids Emmys annually since 2012.

The International Emmy® Kids Awards at MIPTV presenting partners are: Ernst & Young, MIPTV, Shaw Rocket Fund, TV Kids and WDR.

Nominations span 13 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom.

MIPTV takes place in Cannes, France, April 4-7.




4th International Emmy® Kids Awards Nominees:
Awards Ceremony to be held on April 5, 2016    

 
Kids: Preschool
 
Bing
Acamar Films Production / Brown Bag Films
United Kingdom
 
LazyTown
Cartoonito / Turner Broadcasting Systems Europe
Iceland
 
O Zoo da Zu
Discovery Latin America / Boutique Filmes
Brazil
 
Shimajiro's WOW!
Benesse Corporation / TV Setouchi Broadcasting /
Dentsu / DASH / demand / The Answerstudio
Japan
 

Kids: Animation
 
Get Ace
Galaxy Pop
Australia
 
Mr. Trance
El Recreo Studio / Señal Colombia
Colombia
 
Ronja, the Robber's Daughter
NHK / NHK Enterprises / Dwango / Polygon Pictures
Japan
 
Le Trésor du Vieux Jim
(The Great Treasure Quest)
TAT Productions / Master Films
France
 
 
Kids: Factual
 
Mentira la Verdad (Truth Lies)
Mulata Films / Canal Encuentro
Argentina
 
My Life: I am Leo
Nine Lives Media
United Kingdom
 
Kore-eda x High School Girls:
Portrait of Fukushima 3 Years After
NHK Educational Corporation / NHK / Paonetwork
Japan
 
De Zandtovernaar en de Oorlog
(The Sand Artist and the War)
The Media Brothers / Rkk /Jewish Broadcasting Organization
Netherlands
 

Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
 
Battle for Money: Return of the Dinosaurs
Fuji Television Network
Japan
 
Best i Mest (All-Round Champion)
NRK
Norway
 
The Big Performance 3
Twenty Twenty Productions / CBBC
United Kingdom
 
Undercover High
General Purpose Entertainment
Canada
 
 
Kids: Series
 
Braccialetti Rossi
RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana / Palomar / Big Bang Media
Italy
 
Malhação Sonhos (Young Hearts)
Globo TV
Brazil
 
Nowhere Boys
Matchbox Pictures
Australia
 
Taart (Penguins and Pastry)
VPRO Television / Pupkin Films
Netherlands
 

Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
 
Evermoor
Lime Pictures Limited / Disney Channels
United Kingdom
 
Jongens (Boys)
NTR / Pupkin Fi lm
Netherlands
 
Rabarber (Rhubarb)
NL Film & TV / KRO-NCRV
Netherlands
 
Spelling Armadillo
Oak3 Films
Singapore



About the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 60 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy's yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards and International Emmy® Kids Awards Ceremonies held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awardsat MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in television produced outside of the United States, as well as US Primetime programs produced in languages other than English, with the prestigious Emmy® Award. Currently celebrating programming across varied areas including: Arts Programming, Current Affairs, Comedy, Documentary, Drama Series, News, Non-Scripted Entertainment, Telenovela, and TV Movie/Mini-Series, it also recognizes excellence in Performances, Kids programming and Digital. For more information go to www.iemmys.tv


About MIPTV
MIPTV is the world's biggest TV and digital content market powering the unlimited potential of extraordinary stories. In April, professionals from across the TV and digital entertainment ecosystem gather in Cannes, France, to forge partnerships, seal distribution deals, network with their international executive peers, and attend high-level conferences and keynotes. MIPTV is also a key venue for early-stage development and financing deals, content acquisitions and programme sales. And with the MIP Digital Fronts- the premier global digital content market- empowering the new digital content era and bringing together the new online video ecosystem with the TV industry, MIPTV anticipates and shapes the future of entertainment.




At Mipcom the International Emmy® Awards are located on stand P1-N61

Organized by Reed MIDEM, MIPCOM 2015 will take place in Cannes, France from 5-8 October




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eva.obadia@iemmys.tv

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