New Sports Documentary Category Will Be Presented for the First Time at International Emmy® Awards Gala, on November 21, in New York City
New York, September 29, 2022 – Nominations for the 2022 International Emmy® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 60 Nominees across 15 categories and spanning 23 countries. The full list of Nominees follows this release.
“When you look at the geographic spread, diversity and quality of our Nominees, it becomes obvious that great television knows no borders and is emerging around the world,” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner. “We look forward to recognizing these outstanding programs and performances on our global stage with the International Emmy®.”
Nominees come from: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom & the United States.
The International Academy will present a new Sports Documentary category for the first time, at its Gala in New York.
All Nominees will convene at the International Emmy® World Television Festival for Nominee Panels & Presentations and special events, from November 18-20, the weekend before the awards ceremony.
Winners will be announced at the 50th International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York City, on Monday, November 21, 2022.
This year’s Gala partners are: Ay Yapim, Ernst & Young, Globo, Mip, Sofitel and Variety.
International Emmy® World Television Festival partners are: Ay Yapim, Broadview TV, EY, Film and Media NRW, FKKS, Frameio, Globoplay, Israel Office of Cultural Affairs – Consulate General of Israel, New York, JCS International, Mip, Netflix, Prime Video, Sato CO Ltd, Sofitel New York, The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television Tel Aviv, The Walt Disney Company Latin America, and Warner Bros. Discovery.  

2022 International Emmy® Awards Nominees
Arts Programming
Bios: Calamaro
Buena Vista Original Productions (Disney) / Nat Geo
Charlie Chaplin, Le Génie De La Liberté [Charlie Chaplin, The Genius Of Liberty]
France Télévisions / Kuiv Productions
Freddie Mercury: The Final Act
Rogan Productions
United Kingdom
Wonderful World: A New York Jazz Story
Best Performance by an Actor
Sverrir Gudnason in En Kunglig Affär [A Royal Secret]
Stellanova Film / SVT / Film i Väst / Stockholm Film Fund
Scoot McNairy in Narcos: Mexico
Netflix / Gaumont
Dougray Scott in Irvine Welsh’s Crime
Cineflix Media Inc. / Buccaneer Media / Off Grid Film & TV
United Kingdom
Lee Sun-Kyun in Dr. Brain
Bound Entertainment / Kakao Entertainment / Studioplex / Dark Circle Pictures / Apple
South Korea
Best Performance by an Actress
Celine Buckens in Showtrial
World Productions
United Kingdom
Leticia Colin in Onde Está Meu Coração [Where My Heart Is]
Kim Engelbrecht in Reyka
tpf london / Quizzical / Serena Cullen Productions / MNET South Africa / Fremantle / Heromotives
South Africa
Lou de Laâge in Le Bal des Folles [The Mad Women’s Ball]
Légende Films / Amazon
Búnker [Bunker]
HBO Latin America / WarnerMedia Latin America / Dopamine
Dreaming Whilst Black
Big Deal Films
United Kingdom
On The Verge
The Film TV / Canal+ Creation Originale
Sex Education
Netflix / Eleven Film
United Kingdom
Enfants De Daech, Les Damnés De La Guerre [Iraq’s Lost Generation]
Cinétévé / France Televisions / LCP / RTS / DR / NRK / SVT / Région Ile-de-France / CNC / PROCIREP – ANGOA
Myanmar Coup: Digital Resistance
O Caso Evandro [The Evandro Case: A Devilish Plot]
Globoplay / Glaz Entretenimento
The Return: Life After ISIS
Sky / Alba Sotorra Productions / MetFilm
United Kingdom
Drama Series
Netflix / Gaumont Television
Narcos: Mexico
Netflix / Gaumont
tpf london / Quizzical / Serena Cullen Productions / MNET South Africa / Fremantle / Heromotives
South Africa
World Productions
United Kingdom
Kids: Animation
Dapinty, Una Aventura Musicolor [Dapinty, A Musicolor Adventure]
Silverwolf Studios
Fumetsu No Anata E [To Your Eternity]
Les Lapins Cretins – Invasion: Mission sur Mars [Rabbids Invasion Special – Mission to Mars]
Ubisoft Motion Pictures Rabbids
Shaun the Sheep: Flight Before Christmas
Netflix / Aardman
United Kingdom
Kids: Factual & Entertainment
Ikke Gjor Dette Mot Klimaet! [Don’t Do This To The Climate]
My Better World
Fundi Films / Maan Creative / Impact(ed) International
South Africa
Newsround Special – Let’s Talk About Periods
United Kingdom
Sueños Latinoamericanos [Latin American Dreams]
Mi Chica Producciones / Consejo Nacional De Television De Chile / Television Nacional De Chile
Kids: Live-Action
Anonima [Anonymously Yours]
Netflix / Woo Films
Hardball – Season 2
Australian Children’s Television Foundation / Northern Pictures
NPO / IJswater Films / KRO-NCRV
Oak 3 Films Pte Ltd / Mediacorp TV Singapore Pte Ltd
Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program
2021 Latin American Music Awards
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises / Somos Productions, LLC
United States
Buscando A Frida
Telemundo Global Studios / Argos
United States
La Suerte De Loli
Telemundo Global Studios
United States
Malverde, El Santo Patrón
Telemundo Global Studios / Equipment and Film Design (EFD)
United States
Non-Scripted Entertainment
La Voz Argentina [The Voice] – Season 3
LOL: Last One Laughing Germany
Constantin Entertainment GmbH / Amazon
Love on the Spectrum – Season 2
Northern Pictures / ABC / Netflix
Top Chef Middle East – Season 5
United Arab Emirates
Short-Form Series
Espíritu Pionero [Pioneer Spirit]
TV Pública Argentina
Fly on the Wall
Al Jazeera Digital
Nissene i bingen [Santas in the Hay]
Seefood TV
Autonomouse / The Yellow Affair
New Zealand
Sports Documentary
Amazon Studios / Film 45 / Amazon / CobraFilms
Kiyou No Kata [Kiyou’s Kata]
Kansai Television
Federation Entertainment / Echo Studio
Queen Of Speed
Sky / Drum Studios
United Kingdom
Nos Tempos Do Imperador
TV Globo
Two Lives
Bambú Producciones
YeonMo [The King’s Affection]
KBS (Korean Broadcasting System) / Netflix / Monster Union / Arc Media
South Korea
You Are My Hero
Gcoo Entertainment Co. Ltd. / China Huace Film & TV Co., Ltd / Croton Cultural Media Co., Ltd. / BEIJING LE BEN FILM MEDIA / Jindun Film & Television Culture Center of the Ministry of Public Security of China
TV Movie/Mini-Series
The Forge / All3Media International
United Kingdom
Il est elle [(S)he]
Newen Connect / And So On Films
Isabel, La Historia Íntima De La Escritora Isabel Allende [Isabel, The Intimate Story Of Isabel Allende]
Megamedia Chile
On The Job
Reality MM Studios / Globe Studios / HBO / Warner Media


The 2022 Semi-Final Round of Judging Hosts were: Afrika Toon, Abel Kouame – Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Amazon Prime Video, James Farrell – Los Angeles, USA; Amazon Studios Brazil, Glauco Sabino – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Apple Tree Productions, Piv Bernth – Copenhagen, Denmark; Atomic Cartoons, Richard Goldsmith – Los Angeles, USA; Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Jennifer Collins – Sydney, Australia; Australian Children’s Television Foundation, Bernadette O’Mahony – Melbourne, Australia; Broadview TV, Leopold Hoesch – Cologne, Germany; ComediHa!, Alexandre Avon – Quebec City, Canada; Cyber Group Studios, Pierre Sissmann – Paris, France; Fremantle, Sheila Aguirre – Miami, USA; Globo TV, Duda Pereira – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Huace Group Croton Media, Fang Ying – Hangzhou, China; Inside Content, Geraldine Gonard – Madrid, Spain; NBCUniversal International Networks, Marcello Coltro – Mexico City, Mexico; Netflix, Kelly Caton – Los Angeles, USA; ORF Enterprise, Armin Luttenberger – Vienna, Austria; Pyramedia, Nashwa Al Ruwaini – Abu Dhabi, UAE; Sato Company, Nelson Sato – São Paulo, Brazil; Sonae FS, André Sampaio – Lisbon, Portugal; TelevisaUnivision, Flavia Vigio – Miami, USA; Telnet, Steven Bawol – Paris, France; The Africa Channel, Narendra Reddy – Cape Town, South Africa; The Walt Disney Company Latin America, Mariana Perez – Mexico City, Mexico; United Media, Victoriya Boklag – Dubrovnik, Croatia; Virtuosos, Simon Jones – Budapest, Hungary; VIS, a Division of Paramount, Federico Cuervo – Mexico City, Mexico; WarnerMedia Latin America, Monica Albuquerque – São Paulo, Brazil; WAWA, Roxana Rotundo – Miami, USA; Zee Entertainment Middle East, Manoj Mathew – Dubai, UAE; Zee Entertainment South Africa, Ashok Namboodiri – Johannesburg, South Africa. 


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, 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, 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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