New York, September 26 – 2023: Nominations for the 2023 International Emmy® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 56 Nominees across 14 categories and spanning 20 countries. The full list of Nominees follows this release.

“The International Emmy® competition is the pinnacle for recognizing excellence in television around the world,” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner. “We look forward to gathering the international television community in New York City, in November to recognize these outstanding programs and performances on our global stage.”

Nominees come from: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Qatar, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

All Nominees will convene in New York at The International Emmy® World Television Festival for Nominee Panels & Presentations and special events, from November 17-19, the weekend before the awards ceremony.

Winners will be announced at the 51st International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York City, on Monday, November 20, 2023. 

This year’s Gala partners are: Ay Yapim, Ernst & Young, Globo, Mediafellows, Miptv, Sofitel and Variety.

International Emmy® World Television Festival partners are: Athens Film Office, Ay Yapim, Broadview TV, Ernst & Young , Film and Media NRW, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein and Selz,, Globoplay, JCS International, Mediafellows, Miptv, Norwegian Consulate in New York, Norwegian Film Institute, Norwegian Film Commission, Sofitel New York, United Media Group, The Walt Disney Company Latin America, Warner Bros. Discovery and Ziegler Film.

2023 International Emmy® Awards Nominees
Arts Programming
Art Is Our Voice
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Buffy Sainte-Marie
Eagle Vision / White Pine Pictures

Los Tigres Del Norte: Historias Que Contar
Prime Video / Filmadora

Music Under the Swastika‚ The Maestro and the Cellist of Auschwitz
3B-Produktion GmbH / Deutsche Welle

Best Performance by an Actor
Gustavo Bassani in Iosi, El Espía Arrepentido
Oficina Burman (The Mediapro Studio) / Amazon

Martin Freeman in The Responder
Dancing Ledge Productions
United Kingdom

Jonas Karlsson in Nattryttarna [Riding in Darkness]

Jim Sarbh in Rocket Boys
Culver Max Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (Formerly known as Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd.) / Emmay Entertainment / Roy Kapur Films

Best Performance by an Actress
Connie Nielsen in Drømmeren – Karen Blixen Bliver Til
Zentropa Episodes ApS / Viaplay / Belga / Stage 5

Billie Piper in I Hate Suzie Too
Bad Wolf
United Kingdom

Shefali Shah in Delhi Crime – Season 2
SK Global Entertainment / Golden Karavan / Film Karavan / Netflix

Karla Souza in La Caída [Dive]
Madam / Filmadora / Infity Hill / Amazon

Derry Girls – Season 3
Hat Trick Productions
United Kingdom

El Encargado [The Boss]
Star+ Original Productions / Pegsa

Le Flambeau – Season 2 [La Flamme]
Entre 2 & 4 / Making Prod

Vir Das: Landing
Weirdass Comedy / Rotten Science / Netflix

Dossiê Chapecó – O Jogo Por Trás Da Tragédia
Warner Bros. Discovery / Pacha Films

Mariupol: The People’s Story
Top Hat Productions / Hayloft Productions / BBC
United Kingdom

Nazijäger – Reise In Die Finsternis [Nazi Hunter – Journey Into Darkness]
Spiegel TV GmbH.

Witness – Serigne vs. The EU
Zungu / Al Jazeera English

Drama Series
Extraordinary Attorney Woo
Astory / KT Studio Genie
South Korea

Iosi, El Espía Arrepentido
Oficina Burman (The Mediapro Studio) / Amazon

The Devil’s Hour
Hartswood Films / Amazon
United Kingdom

The Empress
Sommerhaus Serien GmbH / Netflix

Non-Scripted Entertainment
A Ponte – The Bridge Brasil
Warner Bros. Discovery / Endemol Shine Brasil

Hôtel du Temps: Dalida [The Time Hotel: Dalida]
Mediawan / Ardimages

Love by A.I.
Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. / Smart Dog Media.

The Great British Bake Off – Season 13
Love Productions
United Kingdom

Short-Form Series
Des Gens Bien Ordinaires [A Very Ordinary World]
Magneto Prod / Canal+

Record TV

Man vs. Bee
RedRum Films / Netflix
United Kingdom

The Mandela Project
South Africa

Sports Documentary
30 Dias Para Ganar
North Films / N+Docs / ViX+

Alexia. Labor Omnia Vincit
You First Originals

Harley & Katya
Stranger Than Fiction Films

Two Sides
T+W / Whisper Cymru
South Africa

Cara e Coragem
TV Globo

TV Globo

Para Sempre [Forever]
Plural Entertainment

Yargi [Family Secrets]
Ay Yapim

TV Movie/Mini-Series
Chaeboljib Maknaeadeul [Reborn Rich]
Raemongraein / SLL / ChaebolSPC / VIU
South Korea

Empreinte Digitale / Federation Entertainment Belgique

La Caída [Dive]
Madam / Filmadora / Infinity Hill / Amazon

Life and Death in the Warehouse
BBC Studios
United Kingdom

Kids: Animation

Menino Maluquinho [The Nutty Boy]
Chatrone / Netflix

Moominvalley – Season 3
Gutsy Animations

Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure
Dwarf Studios / Field Management Expand Inc. / Netflix

The Smeds and The Smoos
Magic Light Pictures
United Kingdom

Kids: Factual

Built To Survive
Butter Media / Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Australian Children’s Television Foundation

Quintal TV – Season 2 [Yard TV]
Canal Futura – Fundação Roberto Marinho

Takalani Sesame – Season 13
Sesame Workshop / Pulp Films
South Africa

Triff… Anne Frank [Meet… Anne Frank]
Cross Media / IFAGE

Kids: Live-Action

Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure
OLM, Inc. / Netflix

Heartbreak High
Fremantle / Newbe / Netflix

Kol Od Balevav [Memory Forest]
TTV Production Ltd. / Kan Educational / Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) / Gesher Multicultural Film Fund / The AVI CHAI Foundation / Maimonides Fund

Tierra Incógnita
Disney+ Original Productions / Non Stop

The 2023 Semi-Final Round of Judging Hosts were: Amazon Prime Video, Javiera Balmaceda – Mexico City, Mexico, Apple Tree Productions, Piv Bernth – Copenhagen, Denmark, Athens Film Office, Christina Mitropoulou – Athens, Greece, Broadview TV, Leopold Hoesch – Cologne, Germany, China Huace Film&TV Co., Ltd, Yinan Ding – Hangzhou, China, ComediHa!, Alexandre Avon – Quebec City, Canada, Cyber Group Studios, Dominique Bourse– Paris, France, Endemol Shine Boomdog SAPI de CV, Alejandro Rincon – Mexico City, Mexico, FFP New Media GmbH, Michael Smeaton – Berlin, Germany, Formata Produções e Conteúdo, Daniela Busoli – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Fremantle, Sheila Aguirre – Miami, USA, Globo TV, Duda Pereira – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Graf Filmproduktion GmbH, Klaus Graf – Berlin, Germany, IMZ International Music + Media Centre, Franz Patay – Vienna, Austria, Inside Content, Geraldine Gonard – Madrid, Spain, Juggernaut Productions, Samar Khan – Mumbai, India, Monday / Feelgood, Lasse Halberg – Oslo, Norway, Netflix, Kelly Caton – Los Angeles, USA, ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG, Armin Luttenberger – Vienna, Austria, Pyramedia, Nashwa Al Ruwaini – Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sato Company, Nelson Sato – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sonae FS, Andre Sampaio – Madeira, Portugal, The Africa Channel, Narendra Reddy – Cape Town, South Africa, The Walt Disney Company Latin America, Mariana Perez – Buenos Aires, Argentina, United Group, Victoriya Boklag – Athens, Greece, VIP 2000 TV, Rosalind Rotundo – Miami, USA, Warner Bros. Discovery, Monica Albuquerque – Mexico City, Mexico, Worldwide Audiovisual Women Association, Roxana Rotundo – Miami, USA, YLE – Finnish Broadcasting Company, Jarmo Lampela – Helsinki, Finland, Ziegler Film GmbH & Co. KG, Regina Ziegler – Berlin, 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 60+ countries from all sectors of television including digital, mobile and technology. The International Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards held in New York City, 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 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; Sports Documentary; Telenovela, and TV Movie/Mini-Series, it also recognizes excellence in Performances and Kids programming. For more information, go to

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