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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41st International Emmy® Awards Nominees Announced


Nominations Span 19 countries Including First Nominations for Programs from Angola and Uruguay

Cannes/MIPCOM, October 7, 2013 - Nominations for the 41st International Emmy® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 36 nominees in 9 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie Ceremony on November 25, 2013 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Nominations span 19 countries: Angola, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, New Zealand, the Philippines, the United Kingdom and Uruguay.

This is the first time that programs from Angola and Uruguay are nominated.

"Every year, the global television community competes for an Emmy®, the most prestigious of all media awards, and we congratulate the 2013 Nominees for their outstanding programs and performances." said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, The Academy will present two special awards. Film and television Creator/Writer/Director J.J. Abrams who is currently in London, directing the new Star Wars movie will come to New York to receive the 2013 International Emmy® Founders Award. Anke Schäferkordt, Co-CEO of RTL Group and CEO, RTL Germany, will receive the 2013 International Emmy® Directorate Award.

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

2013 Semi-Final Judging Hosts were: Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Pyramedia (Abu Dhabi, UAE); Avi Armoza; Armoza Formats (Tel Aviv, Israel); Steven Bawol, Helion Pictures (Paris, France); Piv Bernth, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Copenhagen, Denmark); Nicolas Bonard, Discovery International (Paris, France); Pascal Breton, Pascal Breton Productions (Paris, France); Astrid Bscher, Filmfritz GmbH (Cologne, Germany); Marcello Coltro, Chello Latin America (Santiago, Chile); Beatrice Cox-Riesenfelder, ORF (Vienna, Austria); Bill Dunlop, Eurovision Americas (Washington DC, USA); Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat, Light & Dark Films (Johannesburg, South Africa); Xavier Gouyou-Beauchamps, TV France International (Biarritz, France); Leopold Hoesch, BROADVIEW TV GmbH (Cologne, Germany); Verena Kulenkampff, WDR (Cologne, Germany); Charles Lei, Yingzhanwang (Beijing, China); Denis Lillie, Cape Film Commission (Cape Town, South Africa); Paul Macionis, Foxtel (Sydney, Australia); Michael McKay, Active TV (Sydney Australia); Alexander Marin, Sony Pictures Television Latin America (Bogota, Colombia); Miguel Oliva, HBO Latin America Group (Fort Lauderdale, USA); Sylvain Parent-Bedard; Quebecomm (Quebec City, Canada); Franz Patay, IMZ - International Music & Media Centre (Vienna, Austria); Stefan Piech, YFE (Vienna, Austria); Alberto Santini Lara, TV Azteca (Mexico City, Mexico); Pierre Sissmann, Cyber Group Studios (Paris, France); Carlos Schroder, TV Globo (New York, USA & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Michael Smeaton, FFP New Media (Berlin, Germany); Takashi Nakamoto, Fuji TV (Tokyo, Japan); Anil Wanvari, Indian Television Dot Com (Mumbai, India); Leon Xiao, CBI Media (Changzhou, China); Regina Ziegler & Tanja Ziegler, Ziegler Films (Berlin, Germany).



41st International Emmy® Awards Nominees:

Awards Ceremony to be held November 25, 2013

 

Arts Programming  

 

Hello?! Orchestra
MBC / SAN Media
South Korea

 

Soundtrack
Geronimo BVBA
Belgium

 

Multiple Views - La Máquina Loca (The Crazy Machine)
TV UNAM / El Caiman Films / Alebrije
Mexico

Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender
EMP / Mercury Songs co-production for Eagle Rock Entertainment
UK


Best Performance by an Actor

  

Shinichi Tsutsumi In Yasu - A Single Father's Story
NHK
Japan

 

Sean Bean In Accused
RSJ Films
UK

Heino Ferch In Anatomy of Revenge
ZDF / ARTE / Aichholzer Filmproduktion, Vienna / ORF
Germany

 

Marcos Palmeira In Mandrake Especial
HBO Latin America Originals / Goritzia Filmes
Brazil


Best Performance by an Actress

 

Li Sun In The Back Palace: Legend of Zhen Huan
Dongyang Flower Film TV Culture / Beijing TV Art Center / SMG Picture / Beijing Star Galaxy Film TV Culture Communication
PR China

Sheridan Smith In Mrs Biggs
ITV Studios / December Media
UK

Lotta Tejle In 30 Degrees in February
SVT / Fundament Film
Sweden

Fernanda Montenegro
In Sweet Mother
TV Globo
Brazil


 

Comedy

 

Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola
eNCA (e News Channel Africa) / Diprente
South Africa

Moone Boy

Baby Cow Productions / Grand Pictures / Sprout Pictures / Hot Cod Productions / Sky 1 HD
UK

Workingirls
Gazelle et Cie / Canal Plus
France

How to Enjoy the End of the World
TV Globo
Brazil



Documentary

 

The Golden Hour
Desert Road / TVNZ
New Zealand

My Mother, Lady Bondong
MBC
South Korea

5 Broken Cameras
Alegria Productions / Guy DVD Films / Burnat Films Palestine / France Télévisions
France

5 de Mayo, Un Dia de Gloria
Discovery Channel Latin America / Cactus Films
Mexico


Drama Series

 

Maalaala Mo Kaya
ABS-CBN
The Philippines

Les Revenants (Rebound)
Haut et Court TV / Canal+ Original Programming
France

Next in Line
TV Globo
Brazil

Accused
RSJ Films
UK

 


Non-Scripted Entertainment

 

Go Back to Where You Came From
SBS Television Australia / Cordell Jigsaw Productions
Australia

MasterChef South Africa
Quizzical Pictures / Lucky Bean Media
South Africa

Dear Neighbors Help Our Daughter Find Love
Keshet Broadcasting / Keshet International / Fuchsia Productions
Israel

Reto al Chef 2
Foxtelecolombia
Colombia



Telenovela

 

Windeck
Semba Comunicação
Angola

30 vies (30 lives)
Aetios Productions Inc.
Canada

Brasil Avenue
TV Globo
Brazil

Side by Side
TV Globo
Brazil



TV Movie/Mini-Series

 

DramaW Mini-Series: Heaven's Ark
WOWOW INC. / FINE Entertainment
Japan

Secret State
Company Television / Newscope Films
UK

SOMOS - Cadáver se necesita
AGADU / Canal 10
Uruguay

A Day for a Miracle
Rowboat Film / ZDF
Germany






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 and International Emmy® Kids Awards ceremonies 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 twenty categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; Kids: Preschool; Kids: Animation; Kids: Factual; Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment; Kids: Series; Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to www.iemmys.tv.



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



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