International Digital Emmy Awards Nominees Announced

Seven countries represented in field; “Heroes” creator to get Pioneer Prize

Last Updated: March 1, 2010 @ 12:45 PM

Nominees for the 2010 International Digital Emmy® Awards were announced on Monday.

Seven countries are represented in the field scattered across 13 awards, including first-timers from Brazil, Hong Kong and New Zealand.

The awards will be presented on April 12 at a special ceremony at MIPTV in Cannes. Actress and producer Illeana Douglas will host.

The International Academy also announced it will present a special award — the Pioneer Prize — to “Heroes” creator and executive producer Tim Kring (pictured), for his contribution to the fields of digital television and “cross-platform entertainment.”
 
The nominees:

DIGITAL PROGRAM – CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

Cross Media Experimental Project: HK File.X
Radio Television Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

Inside Hana’s Suitcase
Xenophile Media/Rhombus Media/My Pet Skeleton/CBC
Canada

Reservoir Hill
KHF Media Ltd/Television New Zealand/New Zealand On Air
New Zealand

The Space Trainees
MediaCity/Sveng.com/Olof/4xM
Finland

The Well
Conker Media/BBC Switch
United Kingdom

DIGITAL PROGRAM – FICTION

Final Punishment
BeActive Entertainment/Aitec do Brasil/Canal Oi/Millagro
Brazil

PIETSHOW II
Grundy UFA TV Produktions GmbH
Germany

Primeval Evolved
ITV1/itv.com/Hoodlum/Impossible Pictures
United Kingdom

Print Friends
FremantleMedia/FMX
United Kingdom

DIGITAL PROGRAM – NON-FICTION

Construction and Fall of the Berlin Wall
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Germany

Digital Revolution
BBC /The Open University
United Kingdom

Hunger to Learn
BBC
United Kingdom

Last Chance to See
BBC
United Kingdom