Emmy award judge and FanTrust president Catherine Warren to join media luminaries at international festival and gala in New York
The world’s most prestigious global television event hosts a red-carpet line-up, including American Idol’s Simon Cowell and Saturday Night Live’s Lorne Michaels
NEW YORK, October 26, 2010 – The 38th International Emmy Awards black tie ceremony recognizing the best in world television will take place Monday November 22nd, 2010 at the Hilton Hotel in New York.
“Every year, the global television community competes for an Emmy nomination and we congratulate the 2010 nominees for their outstanding achievements as their programs and performances enter into television history,” said Bruce Paisner, president & CEO of The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Nominations span 15 countries and winners are chosen in 15 categories.
On the weekend leading up to the gala, the 2010 International Emmy World Television Festival will play host to more than 800 television professionals from 50 countries for two days of networking, producer panels, trend-tracking and screenings. The Festival is the only place where Academy members and guests can watch all the nominated programs for the current year’s awards and meet with creators of the nominated programs. This year’s Festival will take place at the Sofitel Hotel, New York. 2010 Festival highlights also include a Nominee Medal Ceremony and closing cocktail party sponsored by HBO.
“The Academy Festival and Gala offer unparalleled opportunities for relationship-building and intelligence gathering for entertainment across all screens in an intimate setting with other media executives from around the world,” said FanTrust Entertainment Strategies president Catherine Warren, who also serves on the International Emmy jury for the digital awards.
To read the full list of nominees, which includes performance nominations for Helena Bonham Carter and Bob Hoskins, and for more Academy information click here.