2016 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS WINNERS SPAN BRAZIL, GERMANY, JAPAN, SWEDEN, THE UK & THE US
Dustin Hoffman & German Actress Christiane Paul Win Best Performance Categories
NEW YORK, November 21, 2016 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 44th International Emmy® Awards tonight at a Black-Tie Gala event attended by television professionals from around the world and hosted by Alan Cumming at the New York Hilton.
2 Special Awards and 10 Emmy statues were presented by the International Academy during the evening.
German and British programs led the night with 3 Emmys each in the Best Performance by An Actress, Documentary and Drama Series categories for German programs and Best Performance by An Actor, Comedy and TV Movie/ Mini-Series categories for British programs.
Programs from Brazil (Telenovela), Japan (Arts Programming), Sweden (Non-Scripted Entertainment) and the United States (Non-English Language US Primetime Program), each won one Emmy.
Danish actress Birgitte Hjort Sorenson, star of political drama Borgen, presented the International Emmy Directorate Award to Maria Rørbye Rønn, Chief Executive Officer & Director General of Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), which pioneered and drove the success of Nordic Noir drama around the world.
Actor, director, producer Tony Goldwyn, currently starring as President Fitzgerald Grant in Scandal presented the International Emmy Founders Award to Shonda Rhimes, Writer, Executive Producer and Creator behind global hit series Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Private Practice, How to Get Away with Murder and The Catch.
The 10 International Emmy Award Winning programs and performances are: The Man Who Shot Hiroshima (Arts Programming), Dustin Hoffman (Best Performance by an Actor), Christiane Paul (Best Performance by an Actress), Hoff The Record (Comedy), War of Lies (Documentary), Deutschland 83 (Drama Series), Francisco, El Jesuita (Francis, the Jesuit) (Non-English Language US Primetime Program), The Great Swedish Adventure (Non-Scripted Entertainment), Hidden Truths (Telenovela), and Capital (TV Movie/Mini-Series). Complete winners information follows this release.
“’Great television from around the world integrates the best in crafts, acting and creative arts.” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce L. Paisner.“The Academy is proud so much of that was on display on our stage tonight,”
2016 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARD WINNERS
The Man Who Shot Hiroshima
WOWOW INC / Kmax Co.Ltd.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Dustin Hoffman in Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot
Endor Productions Ltd / Red Arrow International / The Weinstein Company
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Christiane Paul in Under the Radar
Enigma film / Westdeutscher Rundfunk / ARD Degeto
Hoff The Record
Me & You Productions
War of Lies
UFA Fiction / RTL Television
NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE US PRIMETIME PROGRAM
Francisco, El Jesuita (Francis, the Jesuit)
Anima Films / The History Channel Latin America / Telemundo / Claro Video / DirecTV
United States of America
The Great Swedish Adventure
Meter Television / SVT – Sveriges Television
Kudos / BBC One
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 held in New York, The International Emmy® Kids 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, Short-Form Series, Telenovela, and TV Movie/Mini-Series, it also recognizes excellence in Performances, Kids programming and Digital. For more information go to www.iemmys.tv
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