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“Tempestad,” “Taskmaster” among Int’l Emmy noms

Mexican documentary Tempestad and UK non-scripted program Taskmaster are among the projects with nominations at this year’s International Emmy Awards. The 44 nominees, unveiled today (Sept. 27), span across 11 categories and 18 ...
September 27, 2017

Mexican documentary Tempestad and UK non-scripted program Taskmaster are among the projects with nominations at this year’s International Emmy Awards.

The 44 nominees, unveiled today (Sept. 27), span across 11 categories and 18 countries.

“Every year, the world’s television community competes to be recognized on the International Emmys global stage,” said Bruce L. Paisner, president and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in a statement. “We congratulate the nominees for their outstanding achievements and for inspiring audiences worldwide with their creativity and talent.”

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy Awards for programming and performances, during the ceremony the Academy will present two special awards to Academy Award-winning actor and producer, Kevin Spacey and Emilio Azcárraga Jean, president and CEO of Grupo Televisa, the world’s largest Spanish-language content provider and Mexico’s largest broadcaster and pay television providers.

Winners will be announced on Nov. 20, 2017, at the Hilton New York Hotel.

The nominees in the unscripted categories are listed below, while a full list of nominees can be found here.

ARTS PROGRAMMING

Hip-Hop Evolution – The Foundation
Banger Films
Canada

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki
NHK
Japan

Portátil
Porta Dos Fundos
Brazil

Robin de Puy – Ik ben het allemaal zelf
(Robin’s Road Trip)
Talent United / AVROTROS / CoBO
Netherlands

DOCUMENTARY

Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
KEO Films / BBC 2
(United Kingdom)

The Phone of the Wind: Whispers to Lost Families
NHK
(Japan)

Le Studio de la Terreur
(Terror Studios)
Capa Presse / CANAL+ / Creative Europe /
Region Ile-de-France
(France)

Tempestad
Pimienta Films / Cactus Films / Terminal Films
(Mexico)

NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT

Escuela para Maridos Colombia
Fox Network Groups Latin America /
Fox Telecolombia
(Colombia)

Fan Pan Tae Super Fan
Thai Broadcasting Company Limited /
Workpoint Entertainment Public Company Limited
(Thailand)

Sorry Voor Alles
(Sorry About That)
VRT / Warner Bros International Television Production België
(Belgium)

Taskmaster
Avalon Television
(United Kingdom)

 

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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