Cannes – Nominations for the 41st International Emmy Awards have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at MIPCOM. There are 36 nominees in 9 categories.
Nominations span 19 countries: Angola, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, New Zealand, the Philippines, the United Kingdom and Uruguay.
“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 & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy Awards for programming and performances, The Academy will present two special awards. Film and television Creator/ Writer/ Director J.J. Abrams who is currently in London, will come to New York to receive the 2013 International Emmy Founders Award. Anke Schäferkordt, Co-CEO of RTL Group and CEO, RTL Germany, will receive the 2013 International Emmy Directorate Award.