Nominations for the 41st International Emmy® Awards Announced
Cannes/MIPCOM, October 7, 2013 – Nominations for the 41st International Emmy® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 36 nominees in 9 categories. Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie Ceremony on November 25, 2013 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
Nominations span 19 countries: Angola, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, New Zealand, the Philippines, the United Kingdom and Uruguay.
This is the first time that programs from Angola and Uruguay are nominated.
“Every year, the global television community competes for an Emmy®, the most prestigious of all media awards, and we congratulate the 2013 Nominees for their outstanding programs and performances.” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy® Awards for programming and performances, The Academy will present two special awards. Film and television Creator/Writer/Director J.J. Abrams who is currently in London, directing the new Star Wars movie will come to New York to receive the 2013 International Emmy® Founders Award. Anke Schäferkordt, Co-CEO of RTL Group and CEO, RTL Germany, will receive the 2013 International Emmy® Directorate Award.
This year’s Gala partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, Globo, Microsoft, Dori Media Group, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Mipcom, Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Variety.