2014 International Digital Emmy Awards Nominees Announced
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the 2014 International Digital Emmy® Awards Nominees, and Pioneer Prize recipient. The Emmys and the Pioneer Prize will be presented on Monday, April 7 at MIPTV in Cannes.
There are 12 nominees in 3 categories, Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction and Digital Program: Non-Fiction. The full list of Nominees from: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Portugal, Singapore, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, follows this release.
The International Academy will present the 2014 Pioneer Prize to YouTube for its innovative contributions to the field of digital entertainment. Alex Carloss, Head of Entertainment, will accept on behalf of his company. With one billion monthly users, YouTube is currently localized in 61 countries across 61 languages. 80% of its traffic comes from outside the US.
The Emmys and Pioneer Prize will be presented at the International Digital Emmy Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Bell Fund of Canada for the second year in a row, during MIPTV’s Opening night festivities at the Martinez Hotel. Over 200 international executives across all sectors of the mobile, entertainment, and internet industries, are expected to attend.
“This year’s nominated programs represent every inhabited continent on earth,” said International Academy President & CEO, Bruce L. Paisner. “How fitting that we are presenting our 2014 Pioneer Prize to YouTube, a major agent of growth and distribution of digital content throughout the world since its creation in 2005.
All nominated programs will be showcased at MIPCube, during a special session, sponsored by the Bell Fund of Canada and designed to give MIPTV participants the opportunity to see excerpts of the programs and meet the nominees.
2014 International Digital Emmy® Award Nominees
Digital Program: Children & Young People
Malhação (Young Hearts)
Interactive – Season 21
Well Told Story
Max & Billy’s Drill Machine Girl
NewBeTV / EYE / MovieZone / SNS REAAL Fonds / Veronica / Just
Xenophile Media / The People’s Republic of Animation / CBC / Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Digital Program: Fiction
Real Escape Game TV
Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc.
Beactive Entertainment, S.A. / FICA – Fundo de Investimento para o Cinema e Audiovisual
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) / Ludo Studio P/L
Losbragas / House Entertainment
Digital Program: Non-Fiction
Tedy Productions for Keshet Broadcasting LTD
Perfect Storms Interactive
Secret Location / Shaw Media / Entertainment One
D-Day As It Happens
Windfal Films Ltd. and Digit London Ltd. for Channel 4
WomentalkTV Pte Ltd / House of Ou Studios Pte Ltd.