Prestigious award nominations for an International Digital Emmy have been handed out to production companies from ten countries, and Canadians are among the honourees.
In total, there are 12 nominees in three categories, Digital Programme: Children and Young People; Digital Programme: Fiction and Digital Programme: Non-Fiction.
The Awards are presented by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures around the world from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology.
iThentic and 3 o’clock tv, mememe and Decode Entertainment, tou.tv and SRC are among the companies nominated for their work on three digital specific digital productions: Guidestones, Temps Mort 3 and multi-national co-production Dirtgirlworld.
The 8th edition of the International Digital Emmy Awards at MIPTV will take place in Cannes, on Monday, April 8, 2013 during the opening festivities.
All nominated programmes will be showcased during a session sponsored by the Bell Fund designed to give MIPTV participants the opportunity to see excerpts of the programmes and meet the nominees.
Over 200 international executives across all sectors of the mobile, entertainment, and internet industries, are expected to attend.
International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences president, CEO Bruce L Paisner said, "The 2013 Digital Emmy Award nominees present a global snapshot of today's most creative and well produced digital programming. This year, we are delighted that they will be available for all MIPTV attendees to discover at MIPCube.”
The Nominees are:
Digital Programme: Children & Young People
dirtgirlworld- dig it all!
mememe productions / dirtgirlworld productions / Screen Australia Australia
Well Told Story
Malhação TV Orelha (Young Hearts)
Web vs. Celebrity (Web vs. Promi)
Digital Programme: Fiction
Amor Eterno Amor (Investigation News)
3 o'clock.tv / iThentic
Caviar/ VRT / SVT / NRK / VARA / YLE / TV3 / ARTE / Casa Kafka Pictures
Temps Mort 3 (Time Out 3)
Societe Radio-Canada / Productions Babel / TOU.TV
Digital Program: Non-Fiction
New Sock / Channel 10 (Uruguay)
FCCE / Ziggo
The Great British Property Scandal
Tiger Aspect / The Project Factory / MySociety / Channel 4
Refinery Media / Tigergate / Mediacorp Channel 5