Japan, China, Korea and Philippines make International Emmy Awards nominations list

Japan, China, Korea and the Philippines are among the Asian nominations for this year’s International Emmy Awards.

The announcement:

Cannes/MIPCOM, October 13, 2014: Nominations for the 2014 International Emmy Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom.

There are 40 nominees across 10 categories, and for the first time, the International Academy is recognizing programs from the United States. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a black-tie Ceremony on November 24, 2014 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Nominations span 18 countries: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, the Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

“In these troubled times in many places around the world, it is gratifying to see so many countries and organizations still striving and competing for excellence in television programming.” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  That is part of the magic of television and of the Emmy.”

In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy Awards for programming and performances, the Academy will present two special awards. Mad Men creator, Matthew Weiner will receive the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award. Roberto Marinho Irineu, CEO & President, Globo Organization will receive the 2014 International Emmy Directorate Award.

This year’s Gala partners are: Phoenix Satellite Television, TV Globo, Microsoft, Ernst & Young, Deluxe, Mipcom, Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Variety.

2014 Semi-Final Judging Hosts were: Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Pyramedia (Abu Dhabi, UAE), Steven Bawol, Helion Pictures (Paris, France), Piv Bernth, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Copenhagen, Denmark),Nicolas Bonard, Discovery International (Paris, France), Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier, LFM (Cologne, Germany),Pascal Breton, Federation Entertainment (Paris, France), George Chien, Sony Pictures Television (Singapore, Singapore), Beatrice Cox-Riesenfelder, ORF (Vienna, Austria), Pablo Culell, Underground Producciones (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Raphael De Andreis, Havas Media Group (Paris, France), Cesar Diaz, Venevision (Miami, USA), Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat, Light & Dark Films (Johannesburg, South Africa), Xavier Gouyou-Beauchamps, TV France International (Biarritz, France), Klaus Graf, Graf Films (Vienna, Austria), Leopold Hoesch, BROADVIEW TV GmbH (Cologne, Germany), Charles Lei, Yingzhanwang (Beijing, China),Denis Lillie, Cape Film Commission (Cape Town, South Africa), Michael McKay, Active TV (Singapore, Singapore), Zama Mkosi, National Film and Video Foundation (Johannesburg, South Africa),Takashi Nakamoto, Fuji TV (Tokyo, Japan), Sylvain Parent-Bedard, Quebecomm (Quebec City, Canada), Franz Patay, IMZ – International Music & Media Centre (Berlin, Germany),Luis Peraza, HBO Latin America Group (Miami, USA),Stefan Piech, YFE (Cologne, Germany),Pierre Sissmann, Cybergroup (Paris, France), Carlos Schroder, TV Globo (New York, USA & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Maria Stepanovitch, France 24 (Paris, France), Bruce Tuchman, AMC Networks (Miami, USA), Olivier-René Veillon, Ile de France Film Commission (Annecy, France), Leon Xiao, CBI Media (Changzhou, China).

The nominations list:

Best Performance by an Actress

Tuba Büyüküstün

in 20 Dakika (20 Minutes)

Ay Yapim and Star Tv


Olivia Colman

in Broadchurch


United Kingdom

Romina Gaetani

in Televisión por la Justicia

On Tv- Llorente y Villarruel Contenidos SA / CIN (Consejo Interuniversitario Internacional)


Bianca Krijgsman

in De Nieuwe Wereld (The New World)

IJswater Films/NTR Television



Please Like Me

Pigeon Fancier Productions / John & Josh International / Australian Broadcasting Corporation


Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola

Diprente Films / eNCA

South Africa

The Mayor´s Wife

Globo TV


Wat als 2? (What if? season 2)




De Volta (Going Back)

Canal Futura / COOPAS


Frihet bakom galler

(No Burqas Behind Bars)

Nima Film / SVT / NHK / Ikon / DRTV / NRK / Swedish Film Institute / Konstnärsnämnden / Nordic Film & TV fund / APSA Academy Film Fund


No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

Outsider Films in association with Channel 4 and ITN productions

United Kingdom

Phantoms of the Border

The Chosunilbo / TV CHOSUN / Solferino Images / Quartier Latin Media

South Korea

Drama Series


HBO Latin America


The Tunnel

CANAL+ Original Programming / SKY Atlantic HD / Kudos / Shine France Films




United Kingdom

Yae’s Sakura

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)


Non-Scripted Entertainment

Educating Yorkshire


United Kingdom

Master Chef China

Shanghai Dragon TV

People’s Republic of China

Missie Mosango

Geronimo Productions


O Infiltrado

The History Channel Latin America



30 Lives: Maxim Bouchard

(30 Vies)

Aetios Productions



Plural Entertainment Portugal


My Husband’s Lover

GMA Network, Inc.


Precious Pearl

Globo TV


TV Movie / Mini-Series

Alexander and Other Heroes

Globo TV


An Adventure in Space and Time

BBC Wales / BBC America

United Kingdom


TV Man Union for NHK in association with NHK Enterprises Inc.


Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter

(Generation War – The Motion Comic)

teamWorx Television & Film GmbH / ZDF in co-operation with Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises


Non-English Language US Primetime Program

Pasión Prohibida

(Forbidden Love)

Telemundo Studios / Telemundo Internacional

United States of America

La Patrona

(The Return)

Telemundo Internacional

United States of America

El Señor de los Cielos

Telemundo Internacional

United States of America

Temple de Acero


Rock and Roll Films US for Nat Geo Mundo

United States of America

Source: press release


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