2007 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES FOR NEWS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS CATEGORIES SPAN ASIA, EUROPE & LATIN AMERICA – FIRST NEWS NOMINATIONS EVER FOR HONG KONG, ROMANIA, RUSSIA & THE PHILIPPINES
New York, August 29, 2007 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the nominees for the 2007 News and Current Affairs categories. Winners will be announced at a Ceremony at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City on September 24, 2007. The international winners will be honored alongside their American news and documentary counterparts.
This is the first time ever that programs from Romania and The Philippines are nominated for an International Emmy® Award and the first time ever that programs from Hong Kong and Russia are nominated in the news category.
“The 2007 nominees are testimony to the diversity of international television news organizations which now reach a high standard of excellence,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, also President of Hearst Entertainment. “The International Academy takes enormous pride in saluting the work of these outstanding news organizations and journalists from Asia, Europe and South America.”
The 2007 International Emmy Award News Nominees:
Bandila: The Subic Rape Case Promulgation
BBC News: Lebanon Crisis
BBC News for the BBC
Jornal Nacional: Caravana JN – Elections
Pro TV News: Tibetans at the Chinese Border
Baghdad: A Doctor’s Story
Guardian Films for BBC Two
Hot Line: The Candelária Slaughter
La Liga: The Path of the Cocaine Leaf
Cuatro Cabezas S.A.
Special Reporter: Vyacheslav Grunskiy’s Studio – The Zone of Love
Vyacheslav Grunskiy’s Studio for TV channel Russia
Sunday Report: Give Us A Hand! Help Us Lie!
Television Broadcasts Limited
Hong Kong, China
Founded in 1969, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the largest organization of global broadcasters, with members from nearly 70 countries and over 350 companies. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television programming produced outside of the United States, and it presents the International Emmy Award to programs in eleven categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Breaking News; Children & Young People; Comedy; Current Affairs; Documentary; Drama Series; Non-Scripted Entertainment; News; TV Movie/Mini-Series.
The Academy is a unique, independent organization including the world’s top television and media leaders who come together to exchange ideas, discuss common issues and promote new strategies for the future development of quality global television programming. Each year, the Academy produces the International Emmy® World Television Festival and the International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York City. The Festival screens quality programming from around the world, featuring leading international producers and directors who speak about their work. The International Emmy® Awards Gala attracts over 1,100 international figures in broadcast, entertainment and media. More information can be found online at www.iemmys.tv.
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