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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2014 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES SPAN 19 COUNTRIES INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES FOR THE FIRST TIME

Cannes/MIPCOM, October 13, 2014: Nominations for the 2014 International Emmy® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 40 nominees across 10 categories, and for the first time, the International Academy is recognizing programs from the United States. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a black-tie Ceremony on November 24, 2014 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

  

Nominations span 19 countries: Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, the Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

"In these troubled times in many places around the world, it is gratifying to see so many countries and organizations still striving and competing for excellence in television programming." said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. That is part of the magic of television and of the Emmy."

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, the Academy will present two special awards. Mad Men creator, Matthew Weiner will receive the 2014 International Emmy® Founders Award. Roberto
Irineu Marinho, CEO & President, Globo Organization will receive the 2014 International Emmy® Directorate Award.

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

2014 Semi-Final Judging Hosts were: Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Pyramedia (Abu Dhabi, UAE),Steven Bawol, Helion Pictures (Paris, France),Piv Bernth, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Copenhagen, Denmark),Nicolas Bonard, Discovery International (Paris, France), Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier, LFM (Cologne, Germany), Pascal Breton, Federation Entertainment (Paris, France), George Chien, Sony Pictures Television (Singapore, Singapore), Beatrice Cox-Riesenfelder, ORF (Vienna, Austria), Pablo Culell, Underground Producciones (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Raphael De Andreis, Havas Media Group (Paris, France), Cesar Diaz, Venevision (Miami, USA),Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat, Light & Dark Films (Johannesburg, South Africa),Xavier Gouyou-Beauchamps, TV France International (Biarritz, France),Klaus Graf, Graf Films (Vienna, Austria),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), Zama Mkosi, National Film and Video Foundation (Johannesburg, South Africa),Takashi Nakamoto, Fuji TV (Tokyo, Japan), Sylvain Parent-Bedard, Quebecomm (Quebec City, Canada), Franz Patay, IMZ - International Music & Media Centre (Berlin, Germany),Luis Peraza, HBO Latin America Group (Miami, USA),Stefan Piech, YFE (Cologne, Germany),Pierre Sissmann, Cybergroup (Paris, France), Carlos Schroder, TV Globo (New York, USA & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Maria Stepanovitch, France 24 (Paris, France), Bruce Tuchman, AMC Networks (Miami, USA),Olivier-René Veillon, Ile de France Film Commission (Annecy, France), Leon Xiao, CBI Media (Changzhou, China).

   




42nd International Emmy® Awards Nominees:
Awards Ceremony to be held on November 24, 2014



Arts Programming

 

El Informe Kliksberg II - El otro me importa

Mulata Films for Canal Encuentro

Argentina

 

The Exhibition

Jove Pictures

Canada

 

Nonfiction W: Picture Book Touch, Feel, and Fragility

WOWOW INC. Ortus Japan Co.,Ltd.

Japan

 

Wagnerwahn - Mythos und Machenschaften des Richard Wagner ( The Wagner Files)

ARTE / SWR / Gebrueder Beetz, Berlin

Germany

 

 

 

Best Performance by an Actor

 

Stephen Dillane

in The Tunnel

Kudos, Shine France Films for Sky Atlantic HD and CANAL+

United Kingdom

 

Claude Legault

in 19-2

Sphere Media Plus / Echo Media

Canada

 

Pablo Rago

in Televisión por la Justicia

On Tv- Llorente y Villarruel Contenidos SA / CIN (Consejo Interuniversitario Internacional)

Argentina

 

Xiubo Wu

in The Orphan of Zhao

China Television Media, Ltd. / TV Series Management Center of China Central Television Beijing / Teamhard TV&Movie Investment Co. Ltd.

People's Republic of China

 

 

 

 

Best Performance by an Actress

 

Tuba Büyüküstün

in 20 Dakika (20 Minutes)

Ay Yapim and Star Tv

Turkey

 

Olivia Colman

in Broadchurch

Kudos

United Kingdom

 

Romina Gaetani

in Televisión por la Justicia

On Tv- Llorente y Villarruel Contenidos SA / CIN (Consejo Interuniversitario Internacional)

Argentina

 

Bianca Krijgsman

in De Nieuwe Wereld ( The New World)

IJswater Films/NTR Television

Netherlands

 

 

 

Comedy

 

Please Like Me

Pigeon Fancier Productions / John & Josh International / Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australia

 

Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola

Diprente Films / eNCA

South Africa

 

The Mayor´s Wife

Globo TV

Brazil

 

Wat als 2? ( What if? season 2)

Shelter

Belgium

 

 

 

Documentary

 

De Volta (Going Back)

Canal Futura / COOPAS

Brazil

 

Frihet bakom galler

( No Burqas Behind Bars)

Nima Film / SVT / NHK / Ikon / DRTV / NRK / Swedish Film Institute / Konstnärsnämnden / Nordic Film & TV fund / APSA Academy Film Fund

Sweden

 

No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

Outsider Films in association with Channel 4 and ITN productions

United Kingdom

 

Phantoms of the Border

The Chosunilbo / TV CHOSUN / Solferino Images / Quartier Latin Media

South Korea

 

 

 

Drama Series

 

Prófugos

HBO Latin America

Chile

 

The Tunnel

CANAL+ Original Programming / SKY Atlantic HD / Kudos / Shine France Films

France

 

Utopia

Kudos

United Kingdom

 

Yae's Sakura

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Japan

 

 

 

Non-Scripted Entertainment

 

Educating Yorkshire

Twofour

United Kingdom

 

Master Chef China

Shanghai Dragon TV

People's Republic of China

 

Missie Mosango

Geronimo Productions

Belgium

 

O Infiltrado

The History Channel Latin America

Brazil

   

 

 

Telenovela

 

30 Lives: Maxim Bouchard

(30 Vies)

Aetios Productions

Canada

 

Belmonte

Plural Entertainment Portugal

Portugal

 

My Husband's Lover

GMA Network, Inc.

Philippines

 

Precious Pearl

Globo TV

Brazil

 

 

 

TV Movie / Mini-Series

 

Alexander and Other Heroes

Globo TV

Brazil

 

An Adventure in Space and Time

BBC Wales / BBC America

United Kingdom

 

Radio

TV Man Union for NHK in association with NHK Enterprises Inc.

Japan

 

Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter

( Generation War)

teamWorx Television & Film GmbH / ZDF in co-operation with Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises

Germany

 

 

 

Non-English Language US Primetime Program

 

Pasión Prohibida

( Forbidden Love)

Telemundo Studios / Telemundo Internacional

United States of America

 

La Patrona

( The Return)

Telemundo Internacional

United States of America

 

El Señor de los Cielos

Telemundo Internacional

United States of America

 

Temple de Acero

( Unbreakable)

Rock and Roll Films US for Nat Geo Mundo

United States of America


 
 


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 and International Emmy® Kids Awards Ceremonies held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awardsat 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. The International Academy also recognizes Non-English Language US primetime programming, with a new category added to the 2014 International Emmy® Awards competition.


 

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