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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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2018 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES SPAN 20 COUNTRIES


New York, September 27, 2018 -   Nominations for the 2018 International Emmy ® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a black-tie Ceremony on November 19, 2018 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
Nominees come from:   Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom & the United States.
"Look at the diversity & geographic spread of this year's nominations across all continents and platforms," said Bruce L. Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, "it is clear that excellence in television is a global phenomenon which transcends culture and language."
In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy ® Awards for programming and performances, the Academy will present special awards to Greg Berlanti, the record setting Writer & Producer behind global hits Dawson's Creek, The Flash&Blindspotand Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group, a network of more than 120 creative production companies in 23 markets, responsible for international successes such as Big Brother, MasterChef, Peaky Blinders and Black Mirrorand last year producing in over 50 languages.

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

2018 Semi-Final Judging Hosts were:  
A&E Ole, Cesar Sabroso (Miami, USA); ACTF, Bernadette O'Mahony (Melbourne, Australia); Active TV, Michael McKay (Singapore, Singapore); Aetios, Fabienne Larouche (Montreal, Canada); Apple Tree Productions, Piv Bernth (Cologne, Germany); Blue Sky Media Co. Led., of Zhejiang, Abby Zhang (Hangzhou, PR China); Broadview TV, Leopold Hoesch (Cologne, Germany); CTC Media, Vyacheslav Murugov (Moscow, Russia); ComediHa, Sylvain Parent Bedard (Quebec City, Canada); Cyber Group Studios, Pierre Sissmann (Paris, France); Dopamine, Miguel Oliva (Madrid, Spain); FFP New Media, Michael Smeaton (Berlin, Germany); Fox Latin American Channel, Edgar Spielmann (Bogota, Colombia); Fuji TV, Mamiko Maekawa (Tokyo, Japan); Globo TV, Carlos Schroder (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & Lisbon, Portugal); Graf Filmproduktion, Klaus Graf (Berlin, Germany); HBO Latin America Group, Flavia Vigio (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); MTVA - Hungarian Public Service Media, Balázs Medveczky (Budapest, Hungary) ; NBCUniversal International Networks, Marcello Coltro (Bogota, Colombia);   NHK, Ryoichi Ueda (Tokyo, Japan) ; Okuhle International, Louise McClelland (Cape Town, South Africa); ORF Enterprise, Beatrice Cox-Riesenfelder (Vienna, Austria); Pyramedia, Nashwa Al Ruwaini (Abu Dhabi, UAE); RAI, Eleonora Andreatta (Rome, Italy); Shanghai Croton Culture Media, Benjamin Li (Shanghai, China); Singular DTV, Oliver Mahrdt (Zurich, Switzerland);   Sonae FS, André Sampaio (Lisbon, Portugal) ; Star Media, Vlad Ryashin (Moscow, Russia);  TV France International, Hervé Michel (Biarritz, France) WOWOW, Nobuya Wazaki (Tokyo, Japan) ; Ziegler Film, Regina and Tanja Ziegler (Berlin, Germany).
    





 
2018 International Emmy® Awards Nominees
 
 
 
 
Arts Programming
 
David Stratton's Story of Australian Cinema
Stranger Than Fiction Films
Australia
 
Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas
Riddle Films
Canada
 
Etgar Keret, gebaseerd op een waar verhaal
(Etgar Keret, based on a true story)
Baldr Film / NTR Television
Netherlands
 
Palavras Em Série
(Words in Series)
GNT / Hungry Man
Brazil
 
 
  
Best Performance by an Actor
 
Julio Andrade in Um Contra Todos - Season 2
(One Against All)
Conspiração Filmes / FOX Networks Group LATAM
Brazil
 
Billy Campbell in Cardinal
Sienna Films / Entertainment One
Canada
 
Lars Mikkelsen in Herrens Veje (Ride Upon the Storm)
DR Drama / ARTE France / SAM le Français / DR Drama
Denmark
 
Tolga Saritas in Soz
Tims&B Productions
Turkey
 
 
 
Best Performance by an Actress
 
Thuso Mbedu in Is'thunzi - Season 2
Rapid Blue
South Africa
 
Anna Schudt in Ein Schnupfen hätte auch gereicht
Zeitsprung Pictures / RTL Television
Germany
 
Emily Watson in Apple Tree Yard
Kudos
United Kingdom
 
Denise Weinberg in Psi - Season 3
HBO Latin America / O2 Filmes
Brazil
 
 
 
Comedy
 
Club de Cuervos
Alazraki Films / Netflix
Mexico
 
El Fin de la Comedia - Season 2
(The End of Comedy)
Comedy Central España
Spain
 
Nevsu
Endemol Shine Israel / 'Gesher' Fund / Avi Chai Fund
Israel
 
Workin' Moms
Wolf + Rabbit Entertainment
Canada
 
 
 
Documentary
 
De Wereld van Puck
(Puck's World)
KURTA / EO Television
Netherlands
 
Eu Sou Assim
(This is Me)
GNT / TV Zero
Brazil
 
Goodbye Aleppo
BBC Arabic
United Kingdom
 
IPC & WOWOW Paralympic Documentary Series WHO I AM Season2
WOWOW / Acrobat Film
Japan
 
 
 
Drama Series
 
Inside Edge
Amazon Studios
India
 
La Casa de Papel
(Money Heist)
Vancouver Media / Atresmedia Televisión
Spain
 
Um Contra Todos - Season 2
(One Against All)
Conspiração Filmes / FOX Networks Group LATAM
Brazil
 
Urban Myths
Happy Tramp Productions / Sky plc 
United Kingdom
 
 
 
Non-English U.S. Primetime Program
 
El Señor de los Cielos - Season 5
Telemundo Studios / Argos Televisión
United States of America
   
El Vato Season 2
Universo / Endemol Shine Boomdog
United States of America   
 
Jenni Rivera, Mariposa de Barrio
Telemundo Studios
United States of America    
 
Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso - Season 2
Telemundo Studios / FoxTelecolombia
United States of America
 
 
 
Non-Scripted Entertainment
 
Hoe Zal Ik Het Zeggen?
(Did you get the Message?)
Shelter
Belgium
 
Masterchef Australia
Endemol Shine Australia
Australia
 
The Mask Singer
Thai Broadcasting Company Limited
Thailand
 
Top Chef México
Sony Pictures Television de Mexico / Cinemateli
Mexico
 
 
 
Short-Form Series
 
How to Buy a Baby
LoCo Motion Pictures
Canada
 
L'âge adulte
(Adulthood)
Productions Pixcom
Canada
 
Shin gamdok eul sulgiroun sa seang hwal
(Sensible Life of Director Shin)
Seventytwo Seconds
South Korea
 
Una Historia Necesaria
(The Suspended Mourning)
Tridi Films / CNTV / Escuela de Cine de Chile
Chile
 
 
 
Telenovela
 
Cesur ve Guzel
(Brave and Beautiful)
Ay Yapim
Turkey
 
Istanbullu Gelin
O3 Medya / Global Agency
Turkey
 
Ouro Verde
(The Payback)
Plural Entertainment Portugal
Portugal
 
Paquita La Del Barrio
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) / Grupo Imagen / Teleset
Mexico 
 
 
 
TV Movie/Mini-Series
 
Aldo - Mais Forte Que O Mundo
(Aldo)
Globo Filmes / Globo / Black Maria / Paris Entretenimento
Brazil
 
Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter
NHK Enterprises / NHK
Japan
 
Man in an Orange Shirt
Kudos
United Kingdom
   
Toter Winkel
(Blind Spot)
Geissendoerfer Film & Fernsehproduktion / WDR
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 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, 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
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Tel: 212-489-6969 
  
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