The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) has unveiled the nominees for the International Emmy Awards, including 5 Broken Cameras (pictured), Go Back to Where You Came From and South Africa’s version of MasterChef.
Among the 36 nominees in nine categories, 19 countries are up for awards, including programs from Angola and Uruguay for the first time.
Two special awards will also be handed out: the International Emmy Founders Award, to director, creator and writer JJ Abrams; and the International Emmy Directorate Award, to Anke Schäferkordt, co-CEO of RTL Group and CEO of RTL Germany.
Winners of the competitive categories will be announced at a ceremony on November 25 in New York.
“Every year, the global television community competes for an Emmy, the most prestigious of all media awards, and we congratulate the 2013 nominees for their outstanding programs and performances,” said Bruce L. Paisner, president and CEO of the IATAS.
The non-fiction categories are listed below:
The Golden Hour
Desert Road / TVNZ
My Mother, Lady Bondong
5 Broken Cameras
Alegria Productions / Guy DVD Films /
Burnat Films Palestine / France Télévisions
5 de Mayo, Un Dia de Gloria
Discovery Channel Latin America / Cactus Films
Go Back to Where You Came From
SBS Television Australia / Cordell Jigsaw Productions
MasterChef South Africa
Quizzical Pictures / Lucky Bean Media
Dear Neighbors Help Our Daughter Find Love
Keshet Broadcasting / Keshet International /
Reto al Chef 2