The Worldwide Academy of Tv Arts & Sciences has introduced this 12 months’s winners of the fiftieth Worldwide Emmys to tv creators and performers from eight completely different international locations – together with the UK, France and South Korea.
23 international locations have been represented throughout 15 classes, and the UK dominated this 12 months’s awards, scoring seven wins. France was the one different nation with a number of wins, tallying two awards.
The Brits gained Greatest Comedy Collection for Intercourse Schooling and Greatest Drama Collection for Vigil.
Different notable winners embrace Scottish actor Dougray Scott for finest efficiency by an actor in Irvine Welsh’s Crime, whereas French actress Lou de Laâge gained within the actress class for Le Bal Des Folles (The Mad Girls’s Ball).
One other notable win was The King’s Affection, which took residence the award for Greatest Telenovela. The sequence had beforehand gained awards on the seventeenth Seoul Drama Awards and the forty ninth Korea Broadcasting Awards.
Through the present, South Korean actor Track Joong-ki introduced the Worldwide Emmy Directorate Award to Miky Lee, vice chairwoman of CJ Group.
“I’m delighted and proud as a Korean that our content material is being acknowledged, however I share this pleasure with the better world neighborhood,” Lee stated.
“I’ve heard from so many who the success of Korean content material has given everybody hope that anybody might be a part of world popular culture. I’d prefer to hold bridging the folks of the world, real tales haven’t any boundaries. After I’m watching German or Nordic TV exhibits, I neglect that there are subtitles and that they’re completely different cultures. As soon as we’re bridged collectively, in the case of real human interplay, language will not be an actual barrier anymore.”
Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Ava DuVernay (When They See Us, Selma, thirteenth) acquired the Worldwide Emmys’ Founders Award, which was introduced by her When They See Us star Blair Underwood.
“Rather a lot has modified in the way in which we devour tv. However what hasn’t modified in a medium that was invented over 100 years in the past, is the facility that the medium gives us,” DuVernay stated.
“Tv, particularly worldwide tv is a window to the world, connects folks from all completely different walks of life and from locations the place I’m, the place there’s a dearth of alternatives to look at photos on movie. We don’t have artwork homes in Compton. There aren’t impartial film theaters in Selma, the cinema segregation that occurs the place you may’t actually discover photos of different folks. Tv turns into that window in methods which can be expansive, increasing our understanding of ourselves and one another. It’s vitally necessary.”
Here’s a chosen record of this 12 months’s winners:
- Comedy: Intercourse Schooling – Season 3 (UK)
- Drama: Vigil (UK)
- Greatest Efficiency by an Actor: Dougray Scott in Irvine Welsh’s Crime(UK)
- Greatest Efficiency by an Actress: Lou de Laâge in Le Bal Des Folles (The Mad Girls’s Ball) (France)
- Documentary: Enfants de Daech, les damnés de la guerre (Iraq’s Misplaced Technology) (France)
- Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program: Buscando a Frida (US)
- Non-Scripted Leisure: Love on the Spectrum – Season 2 (Australia)
- Brief-Type Collection: Rūrangi (New Zealand)
- TV Film / Mini-Collection: Assist (UK)
- Telenovela: YeonMo (The King’s Affection) (South Korea)
- Arts Programming: Freddie Mercury: The Ultimate Act (UK)
The Worldwide Emmy Awards passed off on the night of Monday 21 November, with the ceremony in New York Metropolis on the New York Hilton Midtown Lodge.