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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FIRST INTERNATIONAL EMMY® KIDS AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

winners to receive awards on February 8, 2013 in new york city


Cannes/MIPCOM, October 8, 2012 - Nominations for the first International Emmy Kids Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 24 nominees in 6 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will receive their Emmys at the inaugural International Emmy Kids Awards, on February 8, 2013 in New York City.

 

Nominations span 13 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, The Netherlands 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.

 

"One of the great success stories of international television in the last few years has been the explosion of high quality children's programming around the globe." said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "In recognition of this, the International Academy is pleased to have created these new awards and we look forward to the first International Emmy Kids Awards ceremony, in February 2013."

 

The International Emmy Kids Awards presenting partners are: Shaw Rocket Fund, Hasbro Studios, SVT/DRTV, TV Kids and Ernst & Young. The ceremony will take place at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.



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




The International Emmy® Kids Awards Nominees:

 


Kids: Preschool

 

Cloudbread

KBS / GIMC

South Korea

 

El Jardin de Clarilu

The Walt Disney Company Latin America / Triada / Metrovisión

Argentina

 

Leserkorpset (The Reading Band)

NRK

Norway

 

Octonauts

BBC Childrens / Silvergate Media / Brown Bag Films / CBeebies

UK

 

 

Kids: Animation

 

The Amazing World of Gumball

Turner Broadcasting

UK

 

Ask Lara

Tomavistas / Televisió de Catalunya /

Red Kite Animations / Submarine

Spain

 

Digimon Xros Wars - The Young Hunters Who Leapt Through Time

Toei Animation / TV Asahi

Japan

 

The Jungle Bunch

TAT productions / Master Films / Vanilla Seed

France

 

 

Kids: Factual

 

Christmas Special: The Dreaming Orchestra's 180 Days

KBS

South Korea

 

Coming Out

NPO / Sky High TV

The Netherlands

 

Mentira la Verdad (Truth Lies)

Mulata Films / Canal Encuentro

Argentina

 

Newsround - My Autism and Me

BBC Childrens / CBBC

UK

 

 

Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment

 

Art Attack

Walt Disney Company Latin America

Brazil

 

Energy Survival

Fabelaktiv / Enova / NRK / Film 3

Norway

 

In Real Life

Apartment 11 Productions / YTV

Canada

 

Wittaya Subprayuth

Workpoint Entertainment / Royal Thai Army Radio and Television / Channel 5

Thailand

 

 

Kids: Series

 

Julie and the Phantoms

Mixer / TV Bandeirantes / Nickelodeon

Brazil

 

Junior High School Diaries

NHK

Japan

 

SLiDE

Hoodlum / Playmaker Media / Fox 8 / Foxtel

Australia

 

Stikk (Leave Me Alone)

Nordisk Film TV / NRK / SVT / DR / RUV

Norway

 

 

Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series

 

Fairy Tales on TV

EBS

South Korea

 

Lost Christmas

Impact Film & Television Ltd / BBC / Hyde Park Imagenation / Ketchup Entertainment

UK

 

The Star Talers

Südwestrundfunk / Bavaria Filmverleih und Produktions GmbH

Germany

 

The Strongest Man in Holland

NPO / NL Film & TV

The Netherlands







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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