World Television Festival

International Emmy® World Television Festival

Where the World of Television Meets

Over 600 television professionals from over 60 countries convene annually in New York City for the International Emmy® World Television Festival. The Festival takes place the weekend before the International Emmy® Awards and is the only place where one can watch all the nominated programs, meet the creators, and attend a variety of special events with key members of the global television community.

The Festival is open to all International Academy Members, Nominees, Semi-Final Judging Hosts & table/ticket holders for the International Emmy® Awards.

The 2018 International Emmy® World Television Festival took place November 17-18, 2018.


Festival Schedule

Saturday, November 17

2018 Festival highlights included:

  • Opening Cocktail
  • Nominee Presentations and Screenings
  • Nominee Medal Ceremony
  • Festival Brunch sponsored by SingularDTV
  • Festival Closing Cocktail hosted by HBO

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  • 9:00am - Registration Opens
  • 9:30am-11:30am - Nominee Medal Ceremony
  • 11:45am-1:00pm - Short-Form Series Panel
  • 12:45-2:00pm - Arts Programming Panel

 


  • 9:00am - Registration Opens
  • 9:30am-11:30am - Nominee Medal Ceremony
  • 11:45am-1:00pm - Short-Form Series Panel
  • 12:45-2:00pm - Arts Programming Panel
  • 1:45-3:00pm - Telenovela Panel
  • 2:45-4:00pm - Comedy Panel
  • 3:45-5:00pm - TV Movie/Mini-Series Panel
  • 4:45-6:00pm - Documentary Panel

Sunday, November 18

  • 10:00am
 - Registration Opens
  • 10:30am-Noon
 - Festival Brunch (Hosted by Singular DTV)
  • 12:00-1:00pm
 - Best Performance Categories Panel
  • 1:45-3:00pm - Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program Panel
  • 2:00-3:00pm
 - Sir Peter Ustinov Scriptwriting Award Winner Reading
  • 2:45-4:00pm - Non-Scripted Entertainment Panel
  • 3:45-5:00pm
 - Drama Series Panel
  • 5:00-7:00pm
 - Closing Cocktail (Hosted by HBO)

Saturday November 18

9:30am
Registration Opens

10am-11:30am
Nominee Medal Ceremony

11:30-1:00pm
Drama Series Panel

12:30-2:00pm
Arts Programming Panel

2:00-3:30pm
Comedy Panel

3:00-4:30pm
Non-English Language US
Primetime Program Panel

4:30-6:00pm
Documentary Panel

Sunday November 19

10:30am
Registration Opens

11:00-Noon
Festival Brunch (Hosted by Globo)

12:00-1:00pm
Prodigy Pictures Panel

1:00-2:30pm
Telenovela Panel

1:30-3:00pm
Non-Scripted Entertainment Panel

2:00-3:00pm
Sir Peter Ustinov Scriptwriting Award Winner Reading

3:00-4:30pm
Best Performance Categories Panel

4:30-6:00pm
TV Movie/Mimi-Series Panel

6:00-8:00pm
Closing Cocktail (Hosted by HBO)


International Emmy® World Television Festival Partners

For partnership opportunities contact the International Academy’s Senior Director of Communications & Partnerships, Eva Obadia,  eva.obadia@iemmys.tv or +1-212-489-6969.