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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40th INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

First in category for each


Cannes/MIPCOM, October 8, 2012 - Nominations for the 40th International Emmy Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 38 nominees in 9 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will receive their Emmys at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala, on November 19, in New York City.

 

Nominations span 15 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain and The United Kingdom. The 2012 International Emmy competitions have three rounds of judging over a period of 6 months, with participation from jurors across 67 countries.

 

"At the first International Emmys in 1972, there were only 2 categories: Fiction and Non-Fiction. Today, we have 20 categories presented over 4 different awards ceremonies." said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "We congratulate the 2012 Nominees for their outstanding achievements as their programs and performances enter into television history and look forward to celebrating them at our Festival and 40th anniversary Gala, this November in New York."

 

In celebration of the International Emmys 40th anniversary, the International Academy will present Special Founders Awards to television legends Alan Alda (M*A*S*H ) and Norman Lear (All In The Family ). Both Mr. Alda and Mr. Lear had programs in distribution in 1972, the year of the first International Emmy Awards Gala.

 

Also, as previously announced, the 2012 International Emmy Founders Award will be presented to producer/writer Ryan Murphy, Co-creator & Executive Producer of Glee while the 2012 International Emmy Directorate Award will be presented to Dr. Kim In-Kyu, President & CEO of KBS, (Korean Broadcasting System), also President of the ABU (Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union).

 

This year's partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, TV Globo, Microsoft, Dori Media Group, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Reed Midem, Sofitel Luxury Hotels, and Variety.

 

2012 Semi-Final Judging Hosts are: Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Pyramedia (Abu Dhabi, UAE); Andres Badra, Corporacion Medcom (Panama, Panama); Steven Bawol, Helion Pictures (Paris, France); Piv Bernth, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Copenhagen, Denmark); Nathalie Bourdon, Farmore Distribution (Quebec, Canada); Gillian Carr, Moody Street Kids (Melbourne, Australia); Octavio Florisbal, TV Globo (Lisbon, Portugal & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Frank Dieter Freiling, ZDF (Cologne, Germany); Gregoire Furrer, Gregoire Furrer Productions (Paris, France); Xavier Gouyou-Beauchamps, TV France International (Biarritz, France) ; Alejandro Harrison, Pramer (Buenos Aires, Argentina) ; Vanessa Henneman, Henneman Agency (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Leopold Hoesch, BROADVIEW TV GmbH (Cologne, Germany); Charles Lei, Yingzhanwang (Beijing, China); Denis Lillie, Cape Film Commission (Cape Town, South Africa); Michael McKay, Active TV (Singapore, Singapore); Alexander Marin, Sony Pictures Television Latin America (Santa Fe, Mexico); Bernadette O'Mahony, Australian Children's Television Foundation (Melbourne, Australia); Miguel Oliva, HBO Latin America Group (Miami, USA); Franz Patay & Chris Hunt, IMZ - International Music & Media Centre (Berlin, Germany); Melvin Perez & Marcello Coltro, MGM Latin America (Miami, USA); Remy Pflimlin & Nicole Devilaine, France Televisions (Paris, France) ; Antony Root, HBO Central Europe (Budapest, Hungary); Jane Roscoe, SBS (Sydney, Australia);Ricardo Salinas, TV Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico); Michael Smeaton, FFP New Media (Berlin, Germany); Saran Virutamavongsa, Bangkok Broadcasting (Bangkok, Thailand); Anil Wanvari, Indian Television Dot Com (Mumbai, India); Tom Woods & Jacques de Suze, Woods TV (Paris, France); Victoria Yarmoshchuk, MRM (Kiev, Ukraine); Regina Ziegler, Ziegler Films (Berlin, Germany).



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





The 2012 International Emmy® Awards Nominees:

 


Arts Programming

 

All My Life - Cartola
TV Globo / Rede Globo
Brazil

BLUE MAN
WOWOW Inc.
Japan

Queen: Days of Our Lives
Eagle Rock Entertainment/Queen Productions Ltd/Globe Films UK

Songs of War
ZDF German Television/ ARTE / A & O Büro
Germany

  


Best Performance by an Actor

 

Arthur Acuña in The Kitchen Musical

The Group Entertainment

Singapore

 

Darío Grandinetti in Televisión por la Inclusión

ON TV Contenidos

Argentina

 

Jason Isaacs in Case Histories

Ruby Film and Television / Monastic Productions

UK

 

Stein Winge in Norwegian Cozy

Tordenfilm AS/ NRK / NFI / Nordisk Film & TV Fond / YLE

Norway

 

Zhu Yawen in Flying Eagle

H.Brothers Tianyi Movie & TV Co.,Ltd / Beijing Yechen Film & TV Cultural Development Co., Ltd

PR China

 

 

Best Performance by an Actress

 

Sidse Babett Knudsen in Government

DR

Denmark

 

Cristina Banegas in Televisión por la Inclusión

ON TV Contenidos

Argentina

 

Rina Sa in Zhong Guo Di

Phoenix Satellite TV in association with Sino Television / Liaoning Seven-star Film / Dongyang Tangyun Fenghua Culture Communications

Hong Kong, China

 

Joanna Vanderham in The Runaway

BSkyB / Company Pictures/ Sky 1

UK

 

 

Comedy

 

Absolutely Fabulous

BBC Productions / Saunders and French Production

UK

 

The Invisible Woman

TV Globo / Rede Globo

Brazil

 

Spy

BSkyB / Hat Trick / Sky 1

UK

 

What if?

Shelter

Belgium

 

 

Documentary

 

Across Land, Across Sea

The Chosunilbo

South Korea

 

Hitler's Escape

Anima Films / The History Channel Latin America

Argentina

 

Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die

BBC / KEO Films

UK

 

Wettlauf Zum Südpol (Race to the South Pole)

Loopfilm GmbH / ZDF

Germany

 

 

Drama Series

 

Braquo

Capa Drama / Canal + / Bad Company / Big Nose

France

 

ICAC Investigators 2011

RTHK / ICAC

Hong Kong, China

 

The Kitchen Musical

The Group Entertainment

Singapore

 

The Slap

Matchbox Pictures / ABC / Screen Australia

Australia

 

The Social Leader

Artear / Pol-ka

Argentina

 

 

Non-Scripted Entertainment

 

The Amazing Race Australia

Seven Productions-Seven Network (Operations) Ltd. / Active TV / ABC Studios

Australia

 

The Challenger Muaythai

Imagine Group Pte Ltd / The Group Entertainment

Singapore

 

El Hormiguero (The Anthill)

7yaccion / Antena 3

Spain

 

Planeta Extremo (Extreme Planet)

TV Globo

Brazil

 

 

Telenovela

 

The Fire of the Rose

SP Televisão / SIC

Portugal

 

Holy Remedy

Plural Entertainment Portugal

Portugal

 

The Illusionist

TV Globo / Rede Globo

Brazil

 

Iron Daughters-in-Law

MBC

South Korea

 

 

TV Movie/Mini-Series

 

Black Mirror

Channel Four Television / Zeppotron

UK

 

Early Autumn

Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting / Shochiku Co. Ltd.

Japan

 

The Good Men

TV Globo / Rede Globo / Casa de Cinema de POA

Brazil

 

L'Infiltré (The Lying Game)

Breakout Films / Aperto Films / Sirena Film / Canal+

France






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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