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“Toxic Beauty,” “Masked Singer UK” grab International Emmy noms

Non-fiction and unscripted projects including White Pine Pictures’ Toxic Beauty documentary (pictured) and two international adaptations of The Masked Singer are among the nominees for the upcoming International Emmy Awards. Nominations for ...
September 24, 2021

Non-fiction and unscripted projects including White Pine Pictures’ Toxic Beauty documentary (pictured) and two international adaptations of The Masked Singer are among the nominees for the upcoming International Emmy Awards.

Nominations for the ceremony, which takes place in New York on November 22, feature programming from several international territories including Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, India, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States. According to the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the 24 countries represented in the nominations mark a record for the event.

“We are so proud of our nominees and the record-breaking number of countries,” said International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner in a statement. “To those who feared the pandemic would slow TV production around the world, this is your answer.”

Nominees in non-fiction and unscripted categories are as follows:

Documentary
Cercados [Sieged]
Original Globoplay / Globo Jornalism
Brazil

Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice
2050 Productions / Netflix
Thailand

They Call Me Babu
Pieter van Huystee Film
Netherlands

Toxic Beauty
White Pine Pictures
Canada

Non-scripted entertainment
Da’s Liefde! [That's Love!]
Shelter
Belgium

I-Land
CJ ENM / Studio Take One / Big Hit Entertainment
South Korea

¿Quién es la Máscara? [The Masked Singer] – Season 2
Televisa / EndemolShine Boomdog
Mexico

The Masked Singer
Bandicoot Scotland / ITV
United Kingdom

Arts programming
Emicida – Amarelo: E Tudo Para Ontem [Emicida – Amarelo: It's All For Yesterday]
Netflix
Brazil

Kubrick By Kubrick
Temps Noir / Telemark / ARTE
France

Nakamura-ya family 2020 Mattemashita! Kankuro Shichinosuke Shiren to Kassai no Makuake SP [Kabuki Actors' Anguish – Is Entertainment Nonessential?]
Fuji Television Network, Inc. / Kyodo Television, Ltd.
Japan

Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words
Footwork Films Ltd
United Kingdom

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