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South Korea and Romania take home International Emmys

South Korea and Romania boasted International Emmy Award winners after the gala event for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences took place in New York, hosted by actor Jason Priestley. Romania won for the first time with HBO Romania's The World According to Ion B taking home the award for arts programming, while Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation's Mom and the Red Bean Cake won the documentary category, a first win for South Korea. Newscorp chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was on hand to present Got Talent and X Factor producer and judge Simon Cowell with the International Emmy Founders Award.
November 23, 2010

International Emmy Award winners were announced at a gala event for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New York, hosted by actor Jason Priestley. Romania won for the first time with HBO Romania’s The World According to Ion B taking home the award for arts programming, while Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation’s Mom and the Red Bean Cake won the documentary category, a first win for South Korea. News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was on hand to present Got Talent and X Factor producer and judge Simon Cowell with the International Emmy Founders Award.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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