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.


 




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 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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2017 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® KIDS AWARDS NOMINEES SPAN 16 COUNTRIES

Cannes/Mipcom, October 16, 2017 - 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 16 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

"The Academy is proud to be the preeminent platform for showcasing and recognizing the remarkable wealth and geographic spread of quality kids programming produced around the world," said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "We congratulate the Nominees for their outstanding talent and for setting the high standard we all expect for children's content."

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 at Miptv in Cannes, France on Tuesday April 10, 2018.






2017 International Emmy® Kids Awards Nominees

 
 
Kids: Preschool
 
La Cabane à Histoires (The Treehouse Stories)
Dandelooo / Caribara Production
France
 
Design Ah!
NHK
Japan
 
O Diário de Mika (Mika's Diary)
Supertoons
Brazil
 
Puffin Rock
Cartoon Saloon / Dog Ears / Penguin / Netflix
Ireland
 
 
Kids: Animation
 
Oddbods
One Animation
Singapore
 
Revolting Rhymes
Magic Light Pictures
United Kingdom
 
Siesta Z
El Perro en la Luna / Señal Colombia /
Educa / PakaPaka
Argentina
 
Trudes Tier (Trude's Flatmate)
Studio Soi / WDR
Germany
   
 
Kids: Digital
 
Hele Norge Bygger - Minutt for Minutt
(The Great Norwegian Build Off)
NRK
Norway
 
Jenter (Young Girls)
NRK
Norway
 
 
Malhação - Seu Lugar no Mundo
(Young Hearts - I just Want to Love)
TV Globo
Brazil
 
Why?! Programming
NHK
Japan
 
 
Kids: Factual
 
Asquerosamente Rico (Disgustingly Tasty)
Echando Globos / Señal Colombia / ANTV
Colombia
 
Berlin und Wir (Berlin and Us)
Imago TV / ZDF German Television
Germany
 
Miracle Lesson
NHK / TV MAN UNION, INC.
Japan
 
Operation Ouch!
Maverick TV / CBBC
United Kingdom
 
 
 
Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
 
Disney Cookabout
Penguin Films / The Walt Disney Company
South Africa
 
Snapshots
FORTE Entertainment
Canada
 
Vår Restaurang (Our Restaurant)
SVT
Sweden
 
The Voice Kids
TV Globo
Brazil
 
 
 
Kids: Series
 
Club der Roten Baender (Red Bracelets)
Bantry Bay Productions GmbH / VOX Television GmbH
Germany
 
Jamie Johnson
Short Form Film Company / CBBC
United Kingdom
 
O Zoo da Zu
Discovery Kids Latin America / Boutique Films
Brazil
 
Shahrukh & Warsan
The Big Shots LLP
Singapore
 
 
 
Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
 
Alleen op de Wereld (Nobody's Boy)
VPRO Television
Netherlands
 
Hank Zipzer's Christmas Catastrophe
Kindle Entertainment / DHX Media / Walker Productions / Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund
United Kingdom
 
Little Lunch
Australian Children's Television Foundation / ABC Me / Gristmill
Australia
 
Wansapanataym - Candy's Crush
(Once Upon a Time)
ABS-CBN
Philippines



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 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




MEDIA CONTACTS

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

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