The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will honor short-form series beginning in November 2017, it was announced today at Mipcom. Original Fiction and Non-Fiction programs, with episodes under a half-hour will be eligible to enter in next year’s International Emmy Awards competition which opens on December 8, 2016 and closes on February 16, 2017.
Short-Form Series were previously recognized by the International Academy at the International Digital Emmy Awards at Miptv, with the Digital: Fiction and Non-Fiction categories. The genre is now going to be recognized at the International Emmy Awards Gala in November, in New York starting in 2017.
“As media changes, International Emmy categories change too and we felt we needed to give special recognition to the rapid and important growth of short form in the industry. We are doing this in the first instance by moving the category to our Gala in November.”, said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Rules & Regulations for the Short-Form Series category will be posted on the Academy’s website in early December.
In addition, the International Academy announced the 2016 nominees for the International Emmy Kids Awards There are 28 nominees in 7 categories spanning 13 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
Winners will be announced in Cannes, France on April 4, 2017.
Here is the full list of nominees.
Millimages / Teidees Audiovisuals / Canal Plus Multithématique
O Show da Luna (Earth to Luna)
TV Pinguim / Discovery Networks Latin America
FunnyFlux / QianQi / EBS
Larva in New York
N O R M AA L Animation / Peanuts Worldwide LLC. /
Iconix Brand Group
Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas
S.O.S Fada Manu (S.O.S. Fairy Manu)
Gloob / Boutique Filmes
Ludo Studio / ABC3 Australia / Screen Australia /
NHK / NHK Educational Corporation
Gaming Show Interactive – The Gaming Show
Secret Location / Banger Films / DHX Media
Malhação – Sonhos (Young Hearts – Dreams)
Full Proof – Koepels (Full Proof – Domles)
Sueños Latinoamericanos (Latin American Dreams)
Mi Chica Producciones / Canal 13 /
Consejo Nacional de Televisión (CNTV)
Wild But True
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific / Beyond Screen Production / Screen Queensland
Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
Apartment 11 Productions Inc. / TVOKids
Tem Crianca na Cozinha (Guess Who’s Cooking?)
Gloob / Samba Filmes
Ultras Sorte Kageshow (Baking in the Dark)
Danish Broadcasting Corporation
Kindle Entertainment Ltd. / DHX Media /
Walker Productions / Screen Yorkshire
Kasper en de Kerstengelen (Casper and the Christmas Angels)
NL Film & TV / Avrotros
Presentes – Temporada II (Presents – Season II)
Canal Encuentro / Mulata Films
Ready for This
Blackfella Films / Werner Film Productions / Australian Children’s Television Foundation / ABC
Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
Dede: Mehmet Met de Gele Laarzen
Corrino Media Group / KRO-NCRV / Z@pp / Mediafonds
Die Salzprinzessin (The Salt Princess)
Askania Media Film Production / ARD degeto / WDR
Die Weisse Schlange (The White Snake)
ZDF German Television / Provobis / metafilm
Peter & Wendy: Based on the Novel Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Headline Pictures / Juliette Films