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2016 International Emmy® Award Nominees Span 15 Countries

New York, September 26, 2016 - Nominations for the 2016 International Emmy®Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 40 Nominees across 10 categories and 15 countries. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a black-tie Ceremony on November 21, 2016 at the Hilton New York Hotel. 

Nominees come from: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States. 

"The International Emmy competition is the pinnacle for recognizing excellence in television around the world," said Bruce L. Paisner,President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. "We congratulate the 2016 Nominees and welcome them to our global stage." 

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, the Academy will present two special awards. Shonda Rhimes, the Writer, Executive Producer and Creator behind global hit series Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder and The Catch will receive the International Emmy Founders Award. Maria Rørbye Rønn, the Chief Executive Officer & Director General of Danish Broadcasting Corporation, which pioneered and drove the success of Nordic Noir drama around the world will receive the International Emmy Directorate Award. 

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

2016 Semi-Final Judging Hosts were: Aetios, Fabienne Larouche & Michel Trudeau (Mont-Tremblant, Canada), Armoza Formats, Avi Armoza (Tel Aviv, Israel), Beijing CTV Splendid, Cheng Xiong (Changzhou, China), Broadview TV, Leopold Hoesch (Cologne, Germany),Cisneros Media, Marcello Coltro (Miami, USA),Cyber Group Studios, Pierre Sissmann (Paris, France), DR TV, Piv Bernth (Copenhagen, Denmark), FFP New Media, Michael Smeaton (Berlin, Germany), Fox Networks Group Latin America, Edgar Spielmann (Mexico City, Mexico), Fuji Television, Hisashi Hieda (Tokyo, Japan), Globo TV, Carlos Henrique Schroder (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & New York, USA), Graf Filmproduktion, Klaus Graf (Berlin, Germany), Havas Productions, Raphaël de Andreïs & Yann Le Prado (Paris, France), HBO Latin America Group, Jonathan Baker (Miami, USA), KBS, Dae-Young Ko (Seoul, South Korea), MTVA - Hungarian Public Service Media, Zsuzsanna Kálomista (Budapest, Hungary), NFVF - National Film and Video Foundation, Zama Mkosi (Johannesburg, South Africa), ORF, Beatrice Cox-Riesenfelder (Vienna, Austria), Pyramedia, Nashwa Al Ruwaini (Abu Dhabi, UAE), Quebecomm, Sylvain Parent-Bedard (Montreal, Canada), Shanghai Croton Media, Benjamin Li (Shanghai, China), Sonae FS, Andre Sampaio (Lisbon, Portugal),The Story Lab, Erik de Winter (Amsterdam, The Netherlands),TV France International, Hervé Michel (Biarritz, France), Wowow, Nobuya Wazaki (Tokyo, Japan), YLE, Liselott Forsman (Helsinki, Finland), Ziegler Films, Regina & Tanja Ziegler (Berlin, Germany). 

2016 International Emmy® Awards Nominees

Arts Programming

Justin Webster Productions / Discovery Networks Latin America / Caracol Televisión

Gérard Depardieu: grandeur Nature (Gérard Depardieu: out of Frame)
Kaliste Productions / Richard Melloul Productions / France Télévisions

Interrupt this Program (Resilient Cities)
Noble Television & Storypark Inc.

NonFictionW_Satsuei-Kantoku Karry-Mimura no Hiroshima (NonFictionW_The Man who Shot Hiroshima)
Wowow inc. / Kmax Co.,Ltd

Best Performance by an Actor

Dustin Hoffman in Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
Endor Productions
United Kingdom

Alexandre Nero in A Regra do Jogo (Rules of the Game)
Globo TV

Florian Stetter in Nackt Unter Wölfen (Naked Among Wolves)
UFA Fiction / MDR / ARD Degeto / WDR / SWR / BR / MIA Film

James Wen in Echoes of Time
Ochre Pictures

Best Performance by an Actress

Judi Dench
inRoald Dahl's Esio Trot
Endor Productions
United Kingdom

Jodi Sta. Maria in Pangako Sa'yo (The Promise)
ABS-CBN Corporation

Grazi Massafera in Verdades Secretas (Hidden Truths)
Globo TV

Christiane Paul in Unterm Radar (Under the Radar)
Enigma film / Westdeutschen Rundfunk / ARD Degeto


Dix Pour Cent (Call my Agent)
Mon Voisin Productions / Mother Production / France Télévisions / Ce Qui Me Meut

Hoff the Record
Me & You Productions
United Kingdom

Puppet Nation ZA
Both Worlds
South Africa

Zorra (The Mess)
Globo TV


KBS Documentary Gong Gam: Mom & Clarinet
Korean Broadcasting System / Upright Media
South Korea

Madres de Plaza de Mayo - La Historia (Mothers of Plaza de Mayo - The Story)
El Perro en la Luna / Tv Pública / Canal Encuentro / Asociación Madres de plaza de Mayo

My Son the Jihadi
True Vision Productions
United Kingdom

War of Lies
Zischlermann Filmproduktion


Series 19-2
Sphere Media Plus / Echo Media

La Casa Del Mar
OnDIRECTV / Cisne Films / StoryLab

Deutschland 83
RTL Television / UFA Fiction

Waiting for Jasmin
ABC Marketing and Distribution
United Arab Emirates

Non-English U.S. Primetime Program

Fox Networks Group Latin America / National Geographic Channels Latin America / NatGeo Mundo / Nativa Productions United States of America

La Banda
FremantleMedia Latin America / Syco / Univision / Saban
United States of America

Francisco, El Jesuita
Anima Films / The History Channel Latin America / Telemundo / Claro-Video / DirecTV
United States of America

Un Viaje con Fidel (A Trip with Fidel)
CNN en Español
United States of America

Non-Scripted Entertainment

Formata Producoes e Conteúdo

Allt För Sverige (The Great Swedish Adventure)
Meter Television / Sveriges Television

Studio Lambert
United Kingdom

I Can See Your Voice
South Korea


30 Vies - Samuel Pagé
Aetios Productions / Ici Radio-Canada

Bridges of Love
ABS-CBN Corporation

A Regra do Jogo (Rules of the Game)
Globo TV

Verdades Secretas (Hidden Truths)
Globo TV

TV Movie/Mini-Series

United Kingdom

Nackt unter Wölfen (Naked Among Wolves)
UFA Fiction / MDR / ARD Degeto / WDR / SWR / BR / MIA Film

Os Experientes (The Wise Ones)
Globo / O2 Filmes

Splash Splash Love
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
South Korea

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 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, Telenovela, and TV Movie/Mini-Series, it also recognizes excellence in Performances, Kids programming and Digital. For more information go to 


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