Bertram van Munster

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Bertram van Munster
Born 1940 (1940) (age 75)
Netherlands
Nationality American
Dutch
Occupation Creator and producer
Spouse(s) Elise Doganieri (? – present)
Children Ava Sophia van Munster (b. 2008)

Bertram van Munster (born 1940) is a Dutch-born American co-creator and executive producer of The Amazing Race. He is also the creator of Profiles from the Front Line and was the Executive Producer on Oprah's Big Give and Take the Money and Run (TV series).

Van Munster’s television formats and productions have been sold and produced worldwide in territories including India, Africa, The Middle East, Australia, the Asia Pacific region, Israel and throughout Latin America and China.

His productions, although created for the US market, maintain international TV sensibilities. He has longstanding relationships with all major US television network and cable companies.

Van Munster is President and CEO of Worldrace Productions Inc,[1] Profiles Television Productions LLC,[2] and Earthview Inc[3] (all based in Los Angeles, California). His companies have worked in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television for The Amazing Race and other TV series currently in production; as well as in partnership with Active TV Asia,[4] based in Singapore.

Credits[edit]

Television[edit]

  • The Amazing Race (2001–present) TV Series (executive producer)[5]
  • The Quest (2014) TV series (executive producer)[6]
  • Take the Money and Run (2011) TV series (executive producer)[7]
  • The Big Give (2007) TV series (executive producer)[8]
  • Raw Nature (2007) TV series (executive producer)[9]
  • Profiles from the Front Line (2003) TV series (executive producer)[10]
  • Wild Things (1998) TV series (executive producer)[11]
  • Cops (1989–present) TV Series (co-producer / field producer)[12][13]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Primetime Emmy Awards[edit]

The Primetime Emmy Awards are awarded annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Bertram has been nominated for twenty-one Emmy awards and won nine.[14]

Year Recipient / Nominated work Award Result
2015 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Nominated
2015 The Amazing Race Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2014 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2013 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Nominated
2012 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2012 The Amazing Race Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2011 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2011 The Amazing Race Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2010 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Nominated
2010 The Amazing Race Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2009 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2009 The Amazing Race Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2008 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2008 The Amazing Race Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2007 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2006 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2005 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2004 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
2003 The Amazing Race Outstanding Reality Competition Program Won
1994 Cops Outstanding Informational Series Nominated
1993 Cops Outstanding Informational Series Nominated

Directors Guild of America Awards[edit]

The Directors Guild of America Awards are awarded annually by the Directors Guild of America. Bertram has been nominated for nine DGA awards and won one.[15]

Year Recipient / Nominated work Award Result
2015 The Quest Episode: "The Quest: One True Hero" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2014 The Amazing Race Episode: "Beards in the Wind" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2012 The Amazing Race Episode: "You Don't Get Paid Unless You Win?" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2011 The Amazing Race Episode: "I Think We're Fighting the Germans, Right?" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2010 The Amazing Race Episode: "Don't Let A Cheese Hit Me" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2009 The Amazing Race Episode: "#1303" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2008 The Amazing Race Episode: "#1110" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Won
2007 The Amazing Race Episode: "#1002" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated
2007 The Amazing Race Episode: "#805" Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs Nominated

Producers Guild of America Awards[edit]

The Producers Guild of America Awards are awarded annually by the Producers Guild of America. Bertram has been nominated for twelve PGA awards and won three.[16]

Year Recipient / Nominated work Award Result
2015 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Competition Television Nominated
2014 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Competition Television Nominated
2013 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Competition Television Won
2012 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Competition Television Won
2011 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Competition Television Nominated
2010 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Competition Television Nominated
2009 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Competition Television Nominated
2007 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Nominated
2006 The Amazing Race for The Amazing Race 7 Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Nominated
2006 The Amazing Race for The Amazing Race 6 Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Nominated
2005 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Won
2004 The Amazing Race Outstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series Television Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Race Production Co". Manta. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Profiles Television Productions LLC". Manta. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Earthview Inc". Backstage. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "ITV Studios and Active TV". Casbaa. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  5. ^ The Amazing Race (TV Series 2001- ) at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ The Quest (2014– ) at the Internet Movie Database
  7. ^ Take the Money & Run (TV Series 2011– ) at the Internet Movie Database
  8. ^ The Big Give (2007– ) at the Internet Movie Database
  9. ^ Raw Nature (2007–2008) at the Internet Movie Database
  10. ^ Profiles from the Front Line (2003– ) at the Internet Movie Database
  11. ^ Wild Things (1998– ) at the Internet Movie Database
  12. ^ Knightley, Phillip (2004-09-13). The First Casualty: The War Correspondent As Hero And Myth-maker From The Crimea To Iraq. JHU Press. pp. 534–. ISBN 9780801880308. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Cops (TV Series 1989– ) at the Internet Movie Database
  14. ^ "Television Academy Nominations Search". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  15. ^ "Winner and Nominee Search". Directors Guild of America. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  16. ^ "PGA Awards". Producers Guild of America. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 

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