FIRST INTERNATIONAL EMMY® KIDS AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
Winners To Receive Awards On February 8, 2013 in New York City
Cannes/MIPCOM, October 8, 2012
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): Nominations for the first International Emmy® Kids Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 24 nominees in 6 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will receive their Emmys at the inaugural International Emmy Kids Awards, on February 8, 2013 in New York City.
Nominations span 13 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, The Netherlands and The United Kingdom. The 2012 International Emmy competitions have three rounds of judging over a period of 6 months, with participation from jurors across 67 countries.
“One of the great success stories of international television in the last few years has been the explosion of high quality children’s programming around the globe.” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “In recognition of this, the International Academy is pleased to have created these new awards and we look forward to the first International Emmy Kids Awards ceremony, in February 2013.”
The International Emmy Kids Awards presenting partners are: Shaw Rocket Fund, Hasbro Studios, SVT/DRTV, TV Kids and Ernst & Young. The ceremony will take place at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.
About The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards Ceremony held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television produced outside of the United States and it presents The International Emmy® Awards in the following twenty categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; Kids: Preschool; Kids: Animation; Kids: Factual; Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment; Kids: Series; Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to http://www.iemmys.tv
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