2015 International Emmy® Awards Winners Announced

French Programs Lead with 3 Wins in the Arts Programming, Drama Series and TV Movie/Mini-Series Categories Followed by 2 Wins for Brazilian Programs in the Comedy and Telenovela Categories

 

NEW YORK, November 23, 2015 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 43rd International Emmy® Awards tonight at a Gala event attended by over 1000 international television professionals and hosted by Egyptian Comedian Bassem Youssef at the New York Hilton.

2 Special Awards and 10 Emmy statues were presented by the International Academy during the evening.

French programs led the night with 3 Emmys in the Arts Programming, Drama Series and TV Movie/Mini-Series categories followed by Brazilian programs with 2 Emmys in the Comedy and Telenovela categories.

Performances from Norway (Best Performance by an Actress), the Netherlands (Best Performance by an Actor), and programs from South Africa (Documentary), the United Kingdom (Non-Scripted Entertainment) and the United States (Non-English US Primetime Program), each won one Emmy. Academy Award winning Actor and Producer Michael Douglas presented the International Emmy Directorate Award to Richard Plepler, Chairman & CEO of HBO.

Academy Award and Emmy nominated actress Elizabeth McGovern who currently stars as Lady Cora in Downton Abbey and the show’s Emmy and BAFTA Award winning Executive Producer Gareth Neame presented the International Emmy Founders Award to Academy Award & Emmy Award Winner Julian Fellowes, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer of Downton Abbey.

The 10 International Emmy Award Winning programs and performances are: Illustre & Inconnu: Comment Jacques Jaujard a Sauvé le Louvre (The Man Who Saved the Louvre) (Arts Programming), Maarten Heijmans (Best Performance by an Actor), Anneke von der Lippe (Best Performance by an Actress), Doce de Mae (Sweet Mother) (Comedy), Miners Shot Down (Documentary), Spiral Season 5 (Engrenages) (Drama Series), Arrepentidos – El Infierno de Montoya (Non-English Language US Primetime Program), 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy Non-Scripted Entertainment), Império (Empire) (Telenovela), and Soldat Blanc (White Soldier) (TV Movie/Mini-Series). Complete winners information follows this release.

“Television is a universal art form that transcends cultures, languages and borders,” said International Academy President Bruce L. Paisner. “In light of recent terrible events, the International Academy is particularly proud to congratulate all of the winners- among which 3 from France- for shining a global spotlight on their cultural heritage with the Emmy.”

 

43rd International Emmy® Awards Winners:

Arts Programming

Illustre & Inconnu:
Comment Jacques Jaujard a Sauvé le Louvre
(The Man Who Saved the Louvre)
Ladybirds Films
France

Best Performance by an Actor

Maarten Heijmans
in Ramses
De Familie Film & TV / Avro
Netherlands

Best Performance by an Actress
 
Anneke von der Lippe
in Øyevitne (Eyewitness)
NRK / SVT / DR / YLE Fem / Nordvision Fund
Norway

Comedy

Doce de Mãe (Sweet Mother)
Globo / Casa de Cinema de Porto Alegre
Brazil

Documentary

Miners Shot Down
Uhuru Productions
South Africa

Drama Series

Engrenages Saison 5 (Spiral Season 5)
Canal + Creation Originale / Son et Lumière / BBC Four
France

Non-English U.S. Primetime Program
 
Arrepentidos – El Infierno de Montoya
Fox International Channels Latin America / National Geographic Channel / Fox Telecolombia
United States of America

Non-Scripted Entertainment

50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy
Burning Bright Productions / Brown Bread Productions / Sky 1
United Kingdom

Telenovela

Império (Empire)
Globo
Brazil

TV Movie/Mini-Series
 
Soldat Blanc (White Soldier)
Canal+ Creation Originale / Breakout Films
France

MEDIA CONTACTS

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Eva Obadia, Senior Director, Communications & Partnerships
Tel: +1-212-489-6969
[email protected]

The Lippin Group
Matt Biscuitti
Tel: +1-212-986-7080
[email protected]

 

 

2015 International Emmy® Awards Presenters Announced

New York, November 11, 2015 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today its line-up of celebrity presenters for the upcoming International Emmy® Awards, on Monday, November 23 at the Hilton New York, hosted by Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef.

Academy Award winning Actor and Producer Michael Douglas will present the International Emmy Directorate Award to Richard Plepler, Chairman & CEO of HBO.

Academy Award and Emmy nominated actress Elizabeth McGovern who currently stars as Lady Cora in Downton Abbey and the show’s Emmy and BAFTA Award winning Executive Producer Gareth Neame will present the International Emmy Founders Award to Academy Award & Emmy Award Winner Julian Fellowes, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer of Downton Abbey.

Host Bassem Youssef will be joined on stage by a cast of presenters including to date: The Bold and The Beautiful’s Karla Mosley; The Blacklist’s Mozhan Marnò; The Americans’ Holly Taylor; Madam Secretary’s/The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2’s Patina Miller; The Walking Dead’sTovah Feldshuh; Filipino award winning Film and TV actor Piolo Pascual; Brazilian Actress/Producer Leandra Leal; Portuguese Actor Lourenço Ortigão and German comedian Anke Engelke.

Every year 1,000 international entertainment decision-makers from all over the world attend the International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York. For a list of nominees, visit www.iemmys.tv.

This year’s partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, Globo, Semba, Dori Media Group, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Miptv, Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Variety.

 

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® Awards at 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

MEDIA CONTACTS

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Eva Obadia, Senior Director, Communications & Partnerships
Tel: +1-212-489-6969
[email protected]

The Lippin Group
Matt Biscuitti
Tel: +1-212-986-7080
[email protected]