INTERNATIONAL INTERACTIVE EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
Nominations Span 7 Countries Including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom
New York, NY- March 4th, 2008: Nominations for The International Interactive Emmy® Awards were announced today by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
There are 12 nominees in 3 categories: Interactive Program, Interactive Channel and Interactive TV Service. (The full list of nominees follows this release.)
“These programs, channels and services illustrate the array of interactivity being offered to television viewers worldwide via cable, satellite, mobile phones and broadband.” said Bruce Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy. “We are pleased to be honoring them for their outstanding achievements.”
Winners for these 3 categories will be presented with an International Emmy Award® in Cannes, France on Tuesday April 8, at The International Interactive Emmy® Awards Gala at MIPTV.
ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the largest organization of broadcasters in the world, with over 550 members from nearly 70 countries and over 400 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 fifteen categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Children & Young People; Comedy; Current Affairs; Documentary; Drama Series; Interactive Channel; Interactive Program; Interactive TV Service; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series.
ABOUT REED MIDEM
Reed MIDEM is a leading organizer of professional, international tradeshows. Reed MIDEM events have established themselves as key dates in professional diaries. The company hosts MIPDOC, MIPTV, MILIA, MIPCOM JUNIOR and MIPCOM for the television and new media industries, MIDEM for music professionals, MIPIM and MAPIC for the property sector and GLOBAL CITY for urban management specialists.
Reed MIDEM is a division of Reed Exhibitions, the world leader in the organization of some 420 public exhibitions and professional tradeshows.
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THE 2008 INTERNATIONAL INTERACTIVE EMMY AWARDS NOMINEE LIST
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Televisió de Catalunya / CCRTV Interactiva
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Xenophile Media in association with FreshTV
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Massive / BigPond
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British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
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