(Long Island, N.Y.) The International Emmy Awards Ceremony Gala celebrated its 40th year at the New York Hilton, hosted by Regis Philbin on November 19th, 2012.
Recipients of the International Emmy Awards span the globe from six countries including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. For the first time in Emmy history both performance categories were received by an Actor and Actress from the same series, Television x La Inclusion (Argentina).
Two time Emmy Recipient and Academy Award Winner Jessica Lange presented The International Emmy Founders Award to Ryan Murphy, the creator, writer and director of television shows Glee, American Horror Story and Nip/Tuck. After receiving his award, Ryan Murphy presented the 40th Anniversary Founders Awards to global television legends Alan Alda from the legendary hit TV Show “M*A*S*H” and Norman Lear for his outstanding TV Series “All in The Family.”
The International Emmy Directorate Award was presented to Dr. Kim In-Kyu, President & CEO of KBS, the Korean Broadcasting System.
“The International Academy is proud to be shining the spotlight on the world’s best television programming and performances, for the last 40 years, and we congratulate tonight’s winners for their outstanding achievements as they enter into Emmy history,” revealed Academy President Bruce L. Paisner.
The 2012 International Emmy Award Recipients and Winners include:
Songs of War
a&o buero filmproduktion / ZDF / ARTE
Best Performance by an Actor
Darío Grandinetti as Mario
Television x la Inclusion – Suelo Argentino
Best Performance by an Actress
Cristina Banegas as Paula
Television x la Inclusion – Sin Cobertura
ON TV Llorente y Villarruel Contenidos / INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales)
The Invisible Woman
TV Globo / Conspiração Filmes
Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die
BBC / KEO
Braquo season 2
CANAL + Original Programming / CAPA DRAMA / BAD COMPANY
The Amazing Race Australia
Active TV / Seven Network / ABC Studios
Zeppotron Productions for Channel 4
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership-based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over fifty countries and five hundred corporations from all sectors of Internet, television, mobile and technology. The Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy Awards Ceremony held in Manhattan, The International Digital Emmy Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television produced outside of the United States and it presents International Emmy Awards in the following twenty categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Comedy; Documentary; Drama Series; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Kids: Preschool; Kids: Animation; Kids: Factual; Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment; Kids: Series; Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series.
For more information, go to www.iemmys.tv.
Founder Hal Spielman of Suddenly Solo is a sociologist by training. Mr. Spielman has served on the NYS governor’s commission on graduate school education (SUNY).
Over his long career, Hal has been a frequent speaker at the Association of National Advertisers, the American Marketing Association and the Advertising Research Foundation. Mr. Spielman has been President of the Market Research Council, President of the Copy Research Council and has chaired multiple conferences for the AMA and the ARF. He is presently research advisor to the Ad Council. In 2008 he was elected by his peers to the Market Research Hall of Fame.
Hal currently resides in Sands Pt. Long Island, NY and is the widowed father of three sons. His recent book “Suddenly Solo” is a fascinating publication that reveals everything an individual needs to know about becoming suddenly alone.
He is also the founder of Suddenlysolo.org.
SuddenlySolo.org is a definitive site for the mature widowed or divorced man. It provides a positive sense of renewal, as well as offers valuable advice on how to move forward into this next exciting chapter of their lives. The information on the website and in the book “Suddenly Solo” is based on intensive and extensive research through surveys, in-depth interviews, eye tracking, and other techniques. Its purpose is to provide men and now women with a better understanding of their new status. It also instills confidence and skills in their interpersonal relationships that will enable them to achieve new levels of happiness and satisfaction in their lives.
The Pen & The Plate presented Aline Kominsky-Crumb at Alison Eighteen Restaurant. Fans and supporters had a chance to enjoy American Underground Comics Artist Aline Kominsky Crumb talk about her latest book “Drawn Together” a publication co-written by her and Husband Robert Crumb.
“Drawn Together” includes all their full color New Yorker strips for the first time chronicling their irreverent reports from the red carpet at such venues from the Cannes Film Festival to New York’s Fashion week.
Born in Long Beach, Long Island Aline Crumb is an American underground comics artist and the author of Need More Love: A Graphic Memoir.
Alison Eighteen Restaurant continues her Pen and the Plate series including film showings, music evenings, authors & artists dinners and talks featuring special guests creating their version of a Jazz Age salon.
Owner Alison Price Becker reveals “It is not just about dinner. It’s about having a home away from home.”
Their New Years Eve Gala Celebration is not too be missed. The event includes live band and prix-fixe dinner.
For more information please visit www.alisoneighteen.com.