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OCTOBER 2012  

2012 International Emmy® Award Nominees announced at press conference at Mipcom. Nominees for 15 categories including 6 new kids categories span 18 countries. Kids winners to be announced at first International Emmy® Kids Awards on February 8, 2013. All other winners to be announced at 40th International Emmy Awards Gala, in New York City, on November 19th. Click here for the full list of International Emmy Awards Nominees. Click here for the full list of International Emmy Kids Awards Nominees.

Winners announced for International Emmy® News & Current Affairs Categories: NHK (Japan), Great East Japan Earthquake Emergency News & CBC Television (Canada) Haiti’s Orphans: One Year After the Earthquake garnered their first Emmy wins in both categories. Click here for press release.

Ricardo Salinas, Founder & Chairman of Azteca and 2012 International Emmy Awards Gala Chair to host the Festival Opening Cocktail, Friday November 16. Click here to find out about the festival.

Broward Office of Film & Entertainment to sponsor Sunday Breakfast at The International Emmy World Television Festival and present their locations, industry infrastructure as well as information on State tax credit and local incentives offered by the greater Fort Lauderdale region to international producers and their crews. Click here for more information.

HBO to host the Festival Closing Cocktail at the Sofitel Hotel, in New York Sunday November 18th. Click here to find out about the festival.


The 40th International Emmy Awards will take place Monday November 19 at the New York Hilton Hotel. 2012 Special Awards recipients are Ryan Murphy, Creator of Glee and The New Normal and Dr. Kim In-Kyu, President & CEO of KBS. Special 40th  Anniversary International Emmy Founders Awards will be presented to television legends Alan Alda (Mash) and Norman Lear (All In The Family). Click here to reserve your table(s)/tickets(s).

Deadline for the 2013 International Digital Emmy Awards at MIPTV is Thursday, November 1, click here for rules & regulations and entry forms. Winners will be presented on April 8th, 2013 at a Ceremony during MIPTV’s opening night in Cannes, France.

2012 Partners of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences are: Phoenix Satellite Television, TV Globo, Dori Media Group, Microsoft, Deluxe, Ernst & Young, Reed Midem, Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Variety. Click here to enquire about partnership opportunities.

Member Updates

Watch the Academy’s September Board & Members Meeting Keynote by Variety Editor in Chief, Timothy Gray in Los Angeles. Click here for keynote followed by Q&A with International Academy President & CEO, Bruce Paisner.

Watch the keynote given by Former ABC News President David Westin, author of newly published book Exit Interview at the Academy’s International Emmy News & Current Affairs Nominee Medal Ceremony and Breakfast. Click here for keynote.

The Academy elected 1 alternate, 1 director and 40 new Members at the September election. Click here for list and bios. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like to download the membership application form, click here.

Sofitel New York –venue for the 2012 International Emmy World Television Festival– is offering Academy Members a special rate of $395/night for a Queen room, and $495/night for a suite (additional taxes not included). Hotel reservations must be made by October 21st by calling 1-877-565-9240 (from the US) or +1-212-354-8844 and using the group name, “International Emmy World Television Festival".

Partners Phoenix TV TV Globo Microsoft Dori Media Deluxe Sofitel Ernst & Young Variety miptv

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