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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2016 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® KIDS AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED


Cannes/Mipcom, October 17, 2016 - Nominations for the International Emmy® Kids Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a press conference at Mipcom. There are 28 nominees in 7 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release.

Nominations span 13 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

"Nothing in television is more important than what children watch everyday and the Academy is proud to be the preeminent platform for remarkable and notable kids programming," said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "We congratulate the 2016 Nominees."

The International Emmy® Kids Awards at Miptv presenting partners are: Ernst & Young, Miptv, Shaw Rocket Fund, TV Kids and WDR.

Winners will receive their award in Cannes, France on Tuesday April 4, 2017.




2016 International Emmy® KIDS Awards Nominees

 
Kids: Preschool

Hey Duggee
Studio AKA
United Kingdom

Molang
Millimages / Teidees Audiovisuals / Canal Plus Multithématique
France

O Show da Luna (Earth to Luna)
TV Pinguim / Discovery Networks Latin America
Brazil

Super Wings
FunnyFlux / QianQi / EBS
South Korea


Kids: Animation

Larva in New York
TUBA n
South Korea

Peanuts
N O R M AA L Animation / Peanuts Worldwide LLC. /
Iconix Brand Group
France

Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas
Aardman Animations
United Kingdom

S.O.S Fada Manu (S.O.S. Fairy Manu)
Gloob / Boutique Filmes
Brazil


Kids: Digital

Doodles
Ludo Studio / ABC3 Australia / Screen Australia /
Screen Queensland
Australia

Face TV
NHK / NHK Educational Corporation
Japan

Gaming Show Interactive - The Gaming Show
Secret Location / Banger Films / DHX Media
Canada

Malhação - Sonhos (Young Hearts - Dreams)
TV Globo
Brazil


Kids: Factual

Full Proof - Koepels (Full Proof - Domles)
NTR
Netherlands

Horrible Histories
Lion Television
United Kingdom

Sueños Latinoamericanos (Latin American Dreams)
Mi Chica Producciones / Canal 13 /
Consejo Nacional de Televisión (CNTV)
Chile

Wild But True
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific / Beyond Screen Production / Screen Queensland 
Singapore


Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment

Cinemaniacs
Novel Entertainment
United Kingdom

Look Kool
Apartment 11 Productions Inc.  / TVOKids
Canada

Tem Crianca na Cozinha (Guess Who's Cooking?)
Gloob / Samba Filmes
Brazil

Ultras Sorte Kageshow (Baking in the Dark)
Danish Broadcasting Corporation
Denmark


Kids: Series

Hank Zipzer
Kindle Entertainment Ltd. / DHX Media /
Walker Productions / Screen Yorkshire
United Kingdom

Kasper en de Kerstengelen (Casper and the Christmas Angels)
NL Film & TV / Avrotros
Netherlands

Presentes - Temporada II (Presents - Season II)
Canal Encuentro / Mulata Films
Argentina

Ready for This
Blackfella Films / Werner Film Productions / Australian Children's Television Foundation / ABC
Australia


Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series

Dede: Mehmet Met de Gele Laarzen
Corrino Media Group / KRO-NCRV / Z@pp / Mediafonds
Netherlands

Die Salzprinzessin (The Salt Princess)
Askania Media Film Production / ARD degeto / WDR
Germany

Die Weisse Schlange (The White Snake)
ZDF German Television / Provobis / metafilm
Germany

Peter & Wendy: Based on the Novel Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Headline Pictures / Juliette Films
United Kingdom





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 www.iemmys.tv 




MEDIA CONTACTS 
 

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 
Eva Obadia, Senior Director, Communications & Partnerships 
Tel: +1-212-489-6969
eva.obadia@iemmys.tv  

The Lippin Group 
Matt Biscuitti
Tel: +1-212-986-7080 
matt@lippingroup.com 

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