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Four projects to vie for non-fiction International Digital Emmy

Nominees from Canada, Brazil, the UK and Japan will face off against each other in the upcoming International Digital Emmy Awards, taking place during the opening night of MIPTV.
February 16, 2012

Four projects from four continents will face off against each other for the non-fiction International Digital Emmy Award on Sunday, April 1.

The nominated projects include Bar Code, a coproduction between the National Film Board of Canada and ARTE France; and Live from the Clinic, a digital property within the Embarrassing Bodies franchise from Maverick Television for Channel 4 in the UK.

Two projects documenting natural disasters were also nominated, including Floods in Rio from G1/TV Globo in Brazil, and NHK World TV’s Digital Disaster Coverage, from NHK in Japan.

The International Digital Emmy Awards, presented by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, will take place at the Martinez  in Cannes, France during the opening ceremonies for MIPTV 2012.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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