International Emmy Award
|International Emmy Award|
|45th International Emmy Awards|
|Awarded for||Excellence in television programming outside the U.S.|
|Presented by||International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences|
|First awarded||November 19, 1973|
The International Emmy Award is an award bestowed by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) in recognition to the best television programmes produced, and initially aired, outside the United States.
The awards are presented at the International Emmy Awards Gala, held each year in November at the Hilton Hotel, New York City, which attracts over 1,200 television professionals.
The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences organizes competitions in several distinctive areas: Kids categories (presented in April at MIPTV), News categories (Presented in September/October in New York City), and Programs and Performances categories (presented in November in New York).
Any non-U.S. organization or individual (i.e. a network, a local or regional television station, producer, director, or writer) may submit a program (unless your program qualifies for the Non English Language US Primetime Program category). Organizations or individuals who do not hold copyright ownership of a program must obtain consent from the rights owner before presenting a submission. This process is independent from Membership.
The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presents International Emmy Awards in 20 categories over four ceremonies.
- Arts Programming
- Best Performance by an Actor
- Best Performance by an Actress
- Drama Series
- Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program
- Non-Scripted Entertainment
- Short-Form Series (*Added in 2017)
- TV Movie/Mini-Seriess
- Kids: Preschool
- Kids: Animation
- Kids: Digital
- Kids: Factual
- Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
- Kids: Series
- Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
- Current Affairs
- Digital Program: Children and Young People
- Digital Program: Fiction
- Digital Program: Non-Fiction
- "2017 Rules & Regulations (All Categories - Non U.S.)" (PDF). International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
- "Frequently Asked Questions (Submissions)" (PDF). International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 5 April 2017.