Digital

YouTube to receive Pioneer Prize at Int’l Digital Emmy Awards

YouTube is to receive the Pioneer Prize at this year's International Digital Emmy Awards on the opening night of MIPTV in Cannes on April 7.
February 25, 2014

YouTube is to receive the Pioneer Prize at this year’s International Digital Emmy¬†Awards on the opening night of MIPTV in Cannes on April 7, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences¬†has announced.

YouTube head of entertainment Alex Carloss will accept the honor on behalf of the the video-sharing site, which is localized in 61 countries across 61 languages, and receives 80% of its traffic from outside the U.S.

This will be the ninth edition of the International Digital Emmys. There are 12 nominees in three categories (Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction, and Digital Program: Non-Fiction) from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Portugal, Singapore, the Netherlands and the UK.

The full list of digital non-fiction nominees follows below:

Rising Star
Tedy Productions for Keshet Broadcasting
Israel

Perfect Storms Interactive
Secret Location / Shaw Media / Entertainment One
Canada

D-Day As It Happens
Windfall Films and Digit London for Channel 4
United Kingdom

WomenTalk TV
WomentalkTV Pte / House of Ou Studios Pte.
Singapore

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

Menu

Search