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2017 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES FOR NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS ANNOUNCED

7 First Ever Emmy Nomination for Israel’s i24NEWS and First Current Affairs Nomination for Sweden’s SVT
 

 

New York, August 7, 2017 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for the 2017 News & Current Affairs categories. Winners will be announced in New York on October 5, at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The International Emmy winners will be recognized alongside their American news and documentary peers.

The 8 Nominees span 6 countries on 3 continents. The countries are: Brazil, Israel, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Israeli network i24NEWS has garnered its first ever Emmy nomination in the News category for its French language coverage of the Republican National Convention. Swedish Public Broadcaster, SVT scored its first nomination in the Current Affairs category for an investigation into the Panama Papers. Additionally, Brazil’s TV Globo is nominated in both categories.

"In today's political climate, a free, fearless and independent media establishment is more essential than ever to the democratic process.” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “We salute the 2017 nominees for raising much needed awareness of critical world issues and events with their outstanding broadcast journalism.”

The full list of nominees follows.


 



2017 Nominees - News & Current Affairs



NEWS
 

Inside Aleppo - Battle for Aleppo
Channel 4 News / ITN
United Kingdom
The battle for Aleppo was the most brutal in the five-year Syrian war. A C4 News journalist & filmmaker was inside the besieged city with unrivaled access to the horror, chaos, and civilian tragedy unfolding.

Jornal Nacional - The Ryan Lochte Scandal
Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A.
Brazil
A dream team of swimmers were robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics. The tale fit Rio’s violent reputation and gained worldwide attention. Jornal Nacional’s investigative journalists exposed the lie concocted by Ryan Lochte and discovered the real story. Lochte later confessed and apologized in an exclusive interview in Globo’s New York studios.

Le Journal - Paris/Jaffa - Republican National Convention, Cleveland
i24NEWS
Israel
Le Journal covers Donald Trump's investiture at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with special correspondent David Benaym behind the scenes of the event.

TV Patrol - Super Typhoon Lawin's Trail of Damage
ABS-CBN
Philippines
TV Patrol: Typhoon Lawin’s Trail of Destruction Super Typhoon Lawin (International Name: Haima) battered northern Philippines on October 20, 2016. It made landfall in Penablanca, Cagayan before midnight, and wreaked havoc in the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, La Union, Ilocos Sur, and nearby areas.


Current Affairs

101 East - Rodrigo Duterte: A President's Report Card
Al Jazeera English
Malaysia
A ruthless crackdown on drugs, allegations of thousands of extrajudicial killings, a war of words with world leaders - Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte is one of the most controversial leaders of our times. 101 East gets exclusive access to the man behind the headlines.

Exposure: Saudi Arabia Uncovered
Hardcash Productions / ITV / WGBH/Frontline
United Kingdom
This film reveals the hidden reality inside one of the world’s most secretive and strict Islamic regimes. Saudi Arabia is a key ally of the West, but with unprecedented access to an underground network of young activists, this film uncovers a society where opposition is beginning to take shape.

Globo Repórter - Art as Passport
Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A.
Brazil
In a country with so much inequality, the opportunity to learn art can transform lives. Young people in social projects in the favelas find new prospects for their families. Some have already started promising careers abroad, such as ballerina Ingrid Silva and trombonist Aline Alcantara.

Uppdrag granskning: Panamadokumenten (Mission Investigate: The Panama Papers)
SVT / ICIJ / Syddeutsche Zeitung / Reykjavik Media / Yle / DR / NDR / RUV / Première Lignes France
Sweden
The Panama Papers has become a milestone in the international fight against tax evasion and money-laundering. 400 journalists worked with the leak, including Sven Bergman and Joachim Dyfvermark. Their interview with the Icelandic Prime Minister about his offshore business was broadcast worldwide.


 




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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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39TH INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Nominations span a record 20 countries

 
Cannes/MIPCOM, October 3, 2011: Nominations for the 39th International Emmy® Awards were announced today by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 40 nominees in 10 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie Ceremony on November 21, 2011 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
 
Nominations span a record 20 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, The Philippines, and The United Kingdom, The competition has three rounds of judging over a period of 6 months, with participation from over 800 judges in 67 different countries.
 
"The International Emmy® Awards is a tough competition with over 1000 entries from 61 countries, this year." said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "The number and range of countries represented by this year's nominees is astonishing and a testament to the growing strength and skill of television production around the world."
 
In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, The Academy will present two special awards. Veteran British producer Nigel Lythgoe, Co-creator and Executive Producer of So You Think You Can Dance & Executive Producer of American Idol, is set to receive the 2011 International Emmy® Founders Award. Subhash Chandra, Chairman Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, will receive the 2011 International Emmy® Directorate Award.


Press interested in covering the awards gala in New York, please download a credential request form here.


 
2011 Semi-Final Judging Hosts are: Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Pyramedia (Abu Dhabi, UAE); Steven Bawol, Helion Pictures (Paris, France); Piv Bernth, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Copenhagen, Denmark); Friedhelm Bixschlag, Magic Media Company (Cologne, Germany); Bill Dunlop, Eurovision Americas (Washington, D.C., USA); Talal Fattal, Metro TV (Accra, Ghana); Paul Field, The Wiggles (Sydney, Australia);Octavio Florisbal, TV Globo (New York, USA & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Tony Forrest, The Movie Network (Sydney, Australia); Gregoire Furrer, Gregoire Furrer Productions (Montreux, Switzerland);Leopold Hoesch, Broadview TV GmbH (Cologne, Germany); In-Kyu Kim, KBS (Seoul, South Korea); Charles Lei, Yingzhanwang (Beijing, China); Alexander Marin, Sony Pictures Television Latin America (Bogota, Colombia & Santa Fe, Mexico); Emeka Mba, National Film and Video Censors Board (Abuja, Nigeria); Javad Mottaghi, ABU-AIBD (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); Miguel Oliva, HBO Latin America Group (Miami, USA); Franz Patay & Chris Hunt, IMZ - International Music & Media Centre (Vienna, Austria); Catherine Payne, Endemol Worldwide Distribution (London, UK); Melvin Perez, MGM Latin America (Mexico City, Mexico); Remy Pflimlin & Nicole Devilaine, France Televisions (New York, USA); Pierre Sissmann, Cybergroup (Paris, France); Michael Smeaton, FFP New Media GmbH (Cologne, Germany.)

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At Mipcom the International Emmy® Awards are located on stand 26.09

 



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 50 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 Ceremony 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 Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television produced outside of the United States and it presents The International Emmy® Awards in the following fifteen categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Children & Young People; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to www.iemmys.tv.
       

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2011 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES

 

 

 

Arts Programming


All My Life: Adoniran Barbosa

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Gareth Malone Goes to Glyndebourne

Twenty Twenty Television

United Kingdom

 

In der Werkstatt Beethovens - Die Neunte, Thielemann und die Wiener Philharmoniker

Unitel GmbH & Co. KG / ZDF / 3sat

Germany

 

Memories of Origin - Hiroshi Sugimoto the Contemporary Artist

Wowow Inc. / TV Man Union, Inc.

Japan

 

 

Best Performance by an Actor

 

Fábio Assunção in Songs of Betrayal

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Christopher Eccleston in Accused

RSJ Films for BBC One

United Kingdom

 

Jang Hyuk in The Slave Hunters

KBS (Korean Broadcasting System)

South Korea

 

Michael Nyqvist in Millenium

Yellow Bird / SVT / ZDF / Nordisk Film

Sweden

 

 

Best Performance by an Actress

 

Athena Chu Yan in A Wall-less World

Radio Television Hong Kong / Social Welfare Department

Hong Kong, China

 

Adriana Esteves in Songs of Betrayal

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Noomi Rapace in Millenium

Yellow Bird / SVT / ZDF / Nordisk Film

Sweden

 

Julie Walters in MO

ITV Studios for Channel 4

United Kingdom

 

 

Children & Young People

 

Allein gegen die Zeit (13 hours - Race against time)

Norddeutscher Rundfunk / Askania Media / Bavaria Fernsehproduktion / Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk / Kinderkanal / Westdeutscher Rundfunk / Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg

Germany

 

¿Con Qué Sueñas? (What is your Dream?)

Mi Chica Producciones / CNTV / TVN

Chile

 

Dance Academy

Werner Film Productions / Australian Broadcasting Corporation / ZDF / ZDF Enterprises / Australian Children's Television Foundation

Australia

 

Saladin

Multimedia Development Corporation / Al Jazeera Children's Channel

Malaysia

 

 

Comedy

 

Benidorm Bastards   

Shelter / VMMA

Belgium

 

Breaking Up

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Facejacker

Hat Trick for Channel 4

United Kingdom

 

The Noose Season 3

MediaCorp TV  Pte Ltd

Singapore

 

 

Documentary

Confesiones de un Sicario

Turner Argentina / Anima Films

Argentina

 

Life with Murder

JS Kastner Producions / National Film Board of Canada

Canada

 

The Nonfiction: Family Meeting - 7 Years in the Tanaka Family

Fuji Television Network, Inc.

Japan

 

Wild Japan

Studio Hamburg DocLights Naturfilm / ORF / ARTE / National Geographic / Parthenon Entertainment

Germany 

 

 

Drama

 

Engrenages (Spiral)

Son et Lumiere / CANAL+

France

 

Sakanoue no Kumo (Cloud Above the Slope)

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Japan

 

Sherlock

Hartswood Films / BBC Wales

United Kingdom

 

Under the Law

TV Globo

Brazil

 

 

Non-Scripted Entertainment

 

La Expedicion - Mas alla de lo imposible

RM 5TO Elemento Mexico / Zodiak Entertainment Group / Fundacion Teleton Mexico

Mexico

 

El Hormiguero (The Anthill)

7 y accion

Spain

 

The Master Show

KBS (Korean Broadcasting System)

South Korea

 

The World's Strictest Parents

Twenty Twenty Television

United Kingdom

 

 

Telenovela

 

Contra las Cuerdas

ON TV Llorente & Villarruel Contenidos SRL

Argentina

 

Destiny River

TV Globo

Brazil

 

Laços de Sangue (Blood Ties)

TV Globo / S.I.C. (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação) / SP Televisao

Portugal

 

Precious Hearts Romances presents: Impostor

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation

The Philippines

 

 

TV Movie/Mini-Series

 

Millennium

Yellow Bird / SVT / ZDF / Nordisk Film

Sweden

 

MO

ITV Studios for Channel 4

United Kingdom

 

Operation Checkmate

TVE / Pentagrama Films / Paraiso Films / Caracol TV

Colombia

 

Shoe-Shine Boy

TV Tokyo Corporation / Toho. Co., Ltd.

Japan


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