SCHEDULE SATURDAY NOV 23
SUNDAY NOV 24
REGISTRATION OPENS 9AM
REGISTRATION OPENS 10AM
NOMINEE MEDAL CEREMONY
FESTIVAL BRUNCH & BEST PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES PANEL
9:30am-11:30am / Grand Paris Ballroom
SHORT-FORM SERIES PANEL 11:45am-1:00pm / Trocadero Room
ARTS PROGRAMMING PANEL 12:45pm-2:00pm / St. Germain III Room
TELENOVELA PANEL 1:45pm-3:00pm / Trocadero Room
COMEDY PANEL 2:45pm-4:00pm / Montmartre Room
TV MOVIE/MINI-SERIES PANEL 3:45pm-5:00pm / St. Germain III Room
DOCUMENTARY PANEL 4:45pm-6:00pm / Trocadero Room
10:30am-1:30pm / Grand Paris Ballroom Best Performance Categories Panel starts at 12:00pm
NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE U.S. PRIMETIME PROGRAM PANEL 1:45pm-3:00pm / Montmartre Room
READING: SIR PETER USTINOV SCRIPTWRITING AWARD WINNER 2:00pm-3:00pm / St. Germain III Room
NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT PANEL 2:45pm-4:00pm / Trocadero Room
DRAMA SERIES PANEL 3:45pm-5:00pm / Montmartre Room
FESTIVAL CLOSING COCKTAIL HOSTED BY HBO 5:00pm-7:00pm / Grand Paris Ballroom
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2019 FESTIVAL EVENTS Join us for nominee panels and special events over the weekend.
NOMINEE MEDAL CEREMONY
ANNUAL FESTIVAL BRUNCH
BEST PERFORMANCES PANEL
FESTIVAL CLOSING COCKTAIL HOSTED BY HBO
SATURDAY 9:30AM-11:30AM GRAND PARIS BALLROOM
SUNDAY 10:30AM-12:00PM GRAND PARIS BALLROOM
SUNDAY 12:00PM-1:30PM GRAND PARIS BALLROOM
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SIR PETER USTINOV SCRIPTWRITING AWARD READING
JCSI YOUNG CREATIVES AWARD WINNERS VIDEOS
SUNDAY 2:00PM-3:00PM / ST. GERMAIN III ROOM
SATURDAY + SUNDAY / FESTIVAL LOUNGE
Meet the Winner and attend a live reading of the winning television script.
Screen the three 2019 Winning 1 minute videos on the theme “Stand Up For Peace” at the Lounge VOD stations.
FESTIVAL OPENING COCKTAIL (BY INVITATION - MEMBERS, GALA/FESTIVAL PARTNERS & NOMINEES) AT THE BALASSI INSTITUTE HUNGARIAN CULTURAL CENTER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22 6:30PM-8:30PM
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WELCOME FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY PRESIDENT & CEO Dear Festival Attendees, Welcome to the International Emmy World Television Festival. This is the Academyâ€™s yearly showcase of excellence in international television, held every November in New York, the weekend before the International Emmy Awards Gala. The Festival is a unique opportunity to see some of the worldâ€™s best television and to meet the creative talent behind these programs.
BRUCE L. PAISNER President & CEO, International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
This weekend, our panels and presentations feature nominated shows and performances across 11 categories and 21 countries. We hope you will enjoy viewing the final selection of programs and meeting nominees from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, the Netherlands, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom & the United States. We also invite you to attend our special events: the Sunday Festival Brunch and the closing cocktail sponsored by HBO. Thank you to our Partners for their ongoing support: Ay Yapim; Broadview TV; Buena Vista; CTC Media; Deluxe; Discop; Ernst & Young; Film and Media NRW; Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz; Grupo Globo; HBO; Hungarian Cultural Center, New York; JCS International; LIC China; Malta Film Commission & Malta Studios; MIPTV; Natpe; ORF Enterprise; RT America; Sofitel; Phoenix Satellite Television, Sato & Company and Ziegler Films. A special thanks as well to the 2019 Festival Chairman, my friend Liu Changle, Chairman of Phoenix Satellite Television.
Enjoy the Festival, Sincerely,
Bruce L. Paisner President & CEO International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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WELCOME FROM THE FESTIVAL CHAIRMAN Dear Festival Attendees, I am delighted to extend the warmest welcome to all of you to the 2019 International Emmy World Television Festival. It is indeed a great honor for me to be the Chairman of the Festival, joining you all to celebrate excellence in international television.
LIU CHANGLE Chairman, International Emmy® World Television Festival Chairman & CEO, Phoenix Satellite Television Co. Ltd.
The Festival has grown into a unique international event where industry professionals from around the globe can meet each other and exchange their ideas. Phoenix, as the long-time supporter of the Academy, shares the same mission of enhancing the quality of television programming, and is most pleased to witness the rising prominence of the Festival. As in past years, this year’s Festival recognizes all the nominees for their excellence and contribution to the industry at the Nominee Medal Ceremony and throughout the nominee presentations over the weekend. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all these distinguished television professionals, and wish you all a most enjoyable and fruitful weekend. Yours sincerely,
Liu Changle Chairman, International Emmy® World Television Festival Chairman & CEO, Phoenix Satellite Television Co. Ltd.
SAT NOV 23 + SUN NOV 24
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FESTIVAL SCREENING & MEETING LOUNGE
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Throughout the weekend, come screen any or all of the 2019 International Emmy Award Nominated programs. This year there are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 21 countries. Nominees come from: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, the Netherlands, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom & the United States.
Find out about Natpe Miami 2020 and other yearround Natpe events. Natpe representatives will be in attendance all weekend at their dedicated meeting table.
FIND OUT ABOUT THE 2019 FESTIVAL PARTNERS Festival Partner Materials are available in the lounge. Please ask a festival volunteer if you would like to meet one of the partner companies.
MEET & NETWORK Meet with your fellow festival attendees and make new contacts in the Festival Lounge.
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SAT NOV 23 + SUN NOV 24
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2019 NOMINEE MEDAL CEREMONY
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is honored to welcome and recognize the 2019 International Emmy® Award Nominees at the annual Nominee Medal Ceremony.
The ceremony also features a presentation of the Sir Peter Ustinov Scriptwriting Award, and the JCS International Young Creatives Award. To find out more about these awards please see pages 28-29.
The two official representatives for each nominated program will receive a Nominee Medal & Certificate for outstanding achievement in their category. Being nominated means joining a select group of television producers and executives who have made it through a rigorous and global competition with three rounds of judging and over 1000 jurors involved. Moving forward, Nominees will always be part of Emmy® history.
The recognition of the 2019 Semi-Final Round of Judging Hosts and their important contribution to the judging process also takes place during the ceremony. Between June and September of this year, 29 Semi-Final Round of Judging events, hosted by Members of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, were held around the world.
WATCH THE NOMINATED PROGRAMS IN THE FESTIVAL LOUNGE
NOMINEE TRAILERS @ IEMMYS.TV
ALL DAY SATURDAY & SUNDAY / FESTIVAL LOUNGE
Screen all the Nominated programs in the Festival Lounge.
Additionally, Nominee trailers can also be found online. Members can also view full episodes of the Nominated programs on the Members-Only Section VOD Player.
SAT NOV 23 + SUN NOV 24
ARTS PROGRAMMING MODERATOR: GERRIT MEIER Gerrit Meier is the CEO of Red Bull Media House, a global media company on a mission to inspire and entertain with compelling and unexpected narratives and home to Red Bull TV (Sports Emmy® Winner “Stratos”), Terra Mater Factual Studios (“Sea of Shadows”, “The Ivory Game”) and Red Bull Films ( “Any One Of Us”, “The Dawn Wall”, Emmy® Award Winner “Blood Road”). Meier has been active in global entertainment for more than 20 years with a long-term focus on music, culture and lifestyle content at companies like BMG, EMI, iHeartRadio, and WWE. He holds a master degree from Harvard University and lives with his wife and children in Salzburg, Austria.
BEST PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES MODERATOR: PATRICK CONNOLLY Patrick Connolly is Senior Vice President of Programming and Marketing for AMC Networks International. He is responsible for acquisitions, planning, global strategy and scheduling of linear and VOD programming, as well as promotion planning and on-air creative for AMC Global and SundanceTV Global. He also oversees marketing activities for the AMC and SundanceTV brands internationally alongside the company’s locally recognized channels in various programming genres in more than 130 countries.
COMEDY MODERATOR: POLA HEMPOWICZ Pola Hempowicz is no stranger to unprecedented success, record breaking numbers and challenging status quo of the Polish TV industry. Enthusiastic entrepreneur specializing in content strategy and monetization, socially engaging marketing campaigns and business development. She’s been running Comedy Central channels in Poland since 2016, tailoring the best and funniest experience for the Polish audience, both on air and online.
DOCUMENTARY MODERATOR: STEPHEN SEGALLER Stephen oversees all original national programming for Thirteen/WNET, including Amanpour and Company, Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend and Cyberchase, among others. In 20 years at Thirteen/ WNET, Stephen has supervised 250 hours of documentary programming and more than 1,000 hours of news programming. He created the international documentary series Wide Angle, the weekly newsmagazine Need To Know, and the investigative journalism series Exposé.
DRAMA SERIES MODERATOR: MARC LEVY Marc Levy is the author of 20 novels, published in 49 languages. With over 45 million copies sold worldwide, he is the most read French author alive today. After winning the hearts of European readers, his success expanded to countries across the globe, from China and Russia to the US. Steven Spielberg acquired film rights to his first novel If Only it Were True. The movie, Just like Heaven, starring Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo, was a #1 box office hit in America in 2005. Three of his novels are currently in development for TV and film. He is based in NY and is a dual French / American national.
SAT NOV 23 + SUN NOV 24
NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT MODERATOR: SEAN COHAN As President of Wheelhouse Entertainment, Cohan is responsible for driving content and marketing initiatives across multiple businesses and platforms. Prior to Wheelhouse, Cohan served as President of international & digital media at A+E Networks, where he worked for nearly 15 years. He was responsible for international brands, services, and content, and domestic digital activities, including sites, apps, digital-first content, distribution and licensing, from History to Lifetime. He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds an MBA from Stanford University.
NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE U.S. PRIMETIME PROGRAM MODERATOR: EDGAR SPIELMANN Edgar is a dynamic turnaround C-suite leader adept at business strategy transformation, innovation, and multicultural marketing in the Latin American media space. As the former EVP and Chief Operations Officer of Fox Networks Group Latin America, he directed entertainment content strategies, premium business development, original productions and digital to consumer deployment to position the company as a market leader in the region. As Executive Producer, he
SHORT-FORM SERIES MODERATOR: FRED GRAVER Fred’s career spans comedy writing and producing (Late Night With David Letterman, Cheers, In Living Color, Jon Stewart), interactive producing (The MY Vh1 Awards, ZoogDisney), and creating shows that span the web and television (Best Week Ever). He has been the Head of TV at Twitter, where he worked with networks, producers and talent around the world to create new and innovative ways to put TV and the Internet together. He has 7 Emmy Nominations (including one for the post-9/11 “Concert for New York City”) and 4 Emmys, as well as
TELENOVELA MODERATOR: SILVIO DE ABREU Silvio is the Head of Drama at Globo. Known for being an actor, director and writer, he has been in-volved with 20 successful telenovelas and miniseries. He is part of the generation of writers that de-veloped the language of Brazilian telenovelas
TV MOVIE /MINI-SERIES MODERATOR: SAM DAVIS An Emmy Award-winning producer, Sam is the co-founder and CEO of Rowboat since January 2010. After working at 20th Century Fox, he founded his own company, then head the TV Movie Department at RTL Television from 1993 until 1998. While at RTL, he was responsible for the development and production of about 100 TV-movies and miniseries. In 1998, he became a partner and Co-CEO of Zeitsprung, and from 2004 until 2009, he took charge of the German Fiction department of Endemol Germany. In 2013, Sam won the International Emmy for “A Day for a Miracle”.
SAT 11:45AM - 1:00PM
SHORT-FORM SERIES PANEL DXYZ 72Seconds South Korea
In each episode, two friends Anna and Mori find themselves in different situations: two girls in a zombie apocalypse, a policewoman stopping a driver, an optometrist and patient... The stories unfold in this surrealistic sitcom thatâ€™s 3 parts scenery, art, and rhythm.
HACK THE CITY Fox Lab / Yourmama Brazil
In this National Geographic series we follow four people with different backgrounds in their journey to solve serious problems in the city through design and technology, hacking the city and creating, producing and implementing real solutions.
LUOTTOMIES - SEASON 2 / WINGMAN Yle Draama Finland
A comedy about two guys, Juhis (Kari Ketonen) and Tommi (Antti Luusuaniemi) who end up in bizarre and odd situations. The daily life poses surprising challenges to this dynamic duo. Everyday situations escalate, and the guys are left with two bad choices on how to get out.
WRONG KIND OF BLACK Princess Pictures Australia
From the crocs and cops of 1960s Queensland to the blood-splattered disco floors of 1970s Melbourne comes the story of afro-bearing, flare-wearing Aboriginal DJ Monty Pryor and his little brother Paul.
ST. GERMAIN III ROOM
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ARTS PROGRAMMING PANEL DANCE OR DIE Witfilm / NTR Netherlands
Dance or Die is Syrian dancer Ahmad Joudeh’s (27) life philosophy. It’s tattooed on his neck. Dance is Ahmad’s life, but it’s become impossible for him to practice dance in his war-torn home of Damascus.
JOHN AND YOKO: ABOVE US ONLY SKY Eagle Rock Films United Kingdom
The untold story of John Lennon’s album IMAGINE, which was released in 1971. The underlying message was a radical engagement as relevant today as ever. This film reveals the depth of the creative collaboration between John and Yoko and explores how the art, politics and music of the pair are intrinsically entwined.
MICHEL LEGRAND, SANS DEMI-MESURE / MICHEL LEGRAND, LET THE MUSIC PLAY Cinétévé / ARTE France
Three-time Oscar winner Michel Legrand composed some of the most famous soundtracks of all time. He has collaborated with the greatest names in cinema, jazz and pop music. His recent passing reminds us of the incredible story of this unmatched artist.
ÓPERA ABERTA - OS PESCADORES DE PÉROLAS HBO Brasil / O2 Filmes Brazil
Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles finds himself doing two things for the first time: directing an opera and being the main focus of a documentary. Ópera Aberta - Os Pescadores de Pérolas follows the behind-the-scenes of the director’s attempt at creating something completely different.
SAT 1:45PM - 3:00PM
TELENOVELA PANEL 100 DAYS TO FALL IN LOVE Telefe / Underground Argentina
100 Days to Fall in Love is a Telenovela in which two friends test their marriages. These friends face deconstructing their relationships, only to rebuild them under new circumstances, or opening themselves up to new possibilities that they would usually run away from.
LA REINA DEL FLOW Teleset / Caracol Television Colombia
Seventeen years after being wrongly imprisoned, a talented songwriter seeks justice against the men who caused her downfall and killed her family.
THE RIVER Tshedza Pictures South Africa
The River showcases the high stakes of the diamond mining world in South Africa and the contrast of the super-wealthy and the poverty-stricken. The discovery of a massive diamond starts a battle between the first local successful black female mining entrepreneur and the community where the mine is located.
VIDAS OPOSTAS / TANGLED LIVES SP TelevisĂŁo / SIC Portugal
This is a story about the rise of a villain, Eva, whose life changes drastically after the disappearance of her husband. She discovers that Marco had a double life, which included trafficking anabolic steroids and running away with his lover Maria and their three-month old daughter. However, Maria is also unaware of his double life.
SAT 2:45PM - 4:00PM
COMEDY PANEL ESPECIAL DE NATAL PORTA DOS FUNDOS / THE LAST HANGOVER Porta dos Fundos Brazil
In this biblical Hangover spoof, the apostles awaken to find Jesus is missing and must piece together the events of the previous night’s wild Last Supper.
FAM! Oak 3 Films Pte Ltd Singapore
FAM! is a light-hearted family comedy series that touches on today’s obsession of wanting to be seen and heard online. Ultimately, it seeks to show how a balanced and fulfilled life can also come from learning when to go off-line.
KUPA RASHIT / CHECKOUT! July August Productions Israel
A sitcom about the clash of cultures and characters in a dysfunctional supermarket. Checkout! takes a behind-the-scenes look at a chaotic supermarket in central Israel. Each episode follows the daily lives of the store’s crazy staff and equally eccentric customers.
WORKIN’ MOMS - SEASON 2 Wolf + Rabbit Entertainment ULC Canada
Workin’ Moms is back for the “terrible twos”. But things look different this season as Kate, Anne, Frankie, and Iana deal with the chaos of toddlers, tantrums, careers, and the competing responsibilities that come with “having it all,” while trying to maintain friendships, marriages, and a sense of self.
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SAT 3:45PM - 5:00PM
TV MOVIE / MINI-SERIES PANEL LUST STORIES Flying Unicorn Entertainment / RSVP / Netflix India
The companion to 2013â€™s Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories consists of four short films by four of Indiaâ€™s biggest directors exploring love, sex and relationships in modern India.
SAFE HARBOUR Matchbox Pictures Australia
On a yachting holiday, five Australians come across a broken-down boat full of desperate asylum-seekers. The Australians decide to tow the refugees, but the next morning the boat is gone. Years later they meet some of the refugees again and learn the truth. Someone cut the rope between the boats and, as a result, seven people died. A wedge is driven between the Australians, as they grapple with protecting themselves and doing the right thing.
SE EU FECHAR OS OLHOS AGORA / IF I CLOSE MY EYES NOW Globo Brazil
A black boy and a white boy find the mutilated body of a woman. A mysterious man helps them to investigate the secrets behind the appearances, in a society dominated by the oppressive white elite. They need to unravel the crime to survive. The dramatic arc is the crime thriller, but the essence is the human drama and the discussion around racism, violence against women, pedophilia and homophobia. Inspired by the work of Edney Silvestre.
TREZOR Szupermodern Studio Ltd. Hungary
The keys to the vault of the Ministry of Internal Affairs are lost during the 1956 Revolution. The police pull a former bank robber out of prison to open their own uncrackable safe, but the convict finds something very different behind the door than what he had expected.
SAT 4:45PM - 6:00PM
DOCUMENTARY PANEL A PRIMEIRA PEDRA / THE FIRST STONE – THE RISE OF LYNCHING IN BRAZIL Canal Futura (Fundação Roberto Marinho) / Couro de Rato Edição e Produção LTDA Brazil
This documentary investigates a wave of lynchings in Brazil and shows how this violence has become daily. From emblematic cases, it questions the motivations and consequences over these perspectives of “justice”. It also exposes the conservative face of these acts, which has drastically increased the numbers of lynching in Brazil.
BELLINGCAT – TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD Submarine Amsterdam / VPRO Netherlands
Bellingcat - Truth in a Post-Truth World follows an international team of citizen investigative journalists who are using their knowledge of social media, reconstruction techniques and audio analysis to conduct in-depth research.
LOUIS THEROUX’S ALTERED STATES BBC Studios United Kingdom
Journalist Louis Theroux explores the unusual ways modern America deals with birth, love and death. Changing social attitudes and radical new laws have transformed how Americans can now experience some of life’s most intimate moments - how we raise children, how we love and even how we die.
WITNESS – INDIA’S FORBIDDEN LOVE Grain Media / AJE Witness Qatar
In March 2016, Kausalya and her husband Shankar were brutally attacked on a crowded street in southern India. Shankar, who came from a lower Dalit caste, died of his injuries. Kausalya survives and accuses her parents of orchestrating an honor killing.
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BEST PERFORMANCE PANEL - ACTOR NOMINEES HALUK BILGINER IN ŞAHSIYET / PERSONA Ay Yapım / Puhu TV Turkey
Agah is retired and living in the Istanbul apartment building his wife left him. However, he has never forgotten the unspeakable crime against a little girl in his old town - or all the officials who covered it up. Now in his 60s, this prim little man has become a cold-blooded vigilante, and he won’t stop until every one of them is dead. However, the Alzheimer’s Disease has already begun to ravage his mind. He must complete his quest for vengeance before he forgets it all.
CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON IN COME HOME Red Production Company / BBC United Kingdom
When mother Marie mysteriously leaves the family home, the repercussions are enormous. But when secrets are revealed from the past, both Marie and her husband Greg realize they can’t just walk away from their lives.
RAPHAEL LOGAM IN IMPUROS / IMPURE FOX Networks Group LATAM-Brazil / Barry Company Brazil
Throughout the ascension of cocaine traffic in Rio de Janeiro during the ‘90s, an ambitious criminal mastermind and a controversial alcoholic cop are on a collision course in a gritty tale of revenge and self-destruction that will cross borders, changing the history of South America forever.
JANNIS NIEWÖHNER IN BEAT Amazon Studios / Hellinger / Doll Filmproduktion / Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany / Pantaleon Films Germany
Club promoter Robert Schlag, aka “Beat”, lives a life of excess. Fast and hard. But then the bodies of two young girls are discovered in his club, and a mysterious stranger wants to get to know him. Not only the police, but also Emilia, an agent of the Secret Service, put pressure on Beat.
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SUN 12:00PM - 1:30PM
BEST PERFORMANCE PANEL - ACTRESS NOMINEES RADHIKA APTE IN LUST STORIES Flying Unicorn Entertainment / RSVP / Netflix India
The companion to 2013’s Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories consists of four short films by four of India’s biggest directors exploring love, sex and relationships in modern India.
JENNA COLEMAN IN THE CRY Synchronicity Films / December Media United Kingdom
A young couple, Joanna and Alistair, travel from Scotland to Australia with their baby son Noah. They’re going to Melbourne to see Alistair’s mother, Elizabeth, and to fight for custody of Alistair’s daughter Chloe. Whilst in Australia, an unthinkable tragedy occurs, prompting a police investigation and the descent of the world’s media on Wilde Bay. The couple’s relationship crumbles under the weight of lies and betrayal and a young woman is thrust into the spotlight.
MARJORIE ESTIANO IN SOB PRESSÃO / UNDER PRESSURE Globo / Conspiração Filmes Brazil
The public hospital is under new management and becomes the target of the greed and opportunism of Renata, who now holds Samuel’s position as director of the place. Gradually, the mechanism established by her -- apparently harmless -- involves the environment and changes everyone’s life.
MARINA GERA IN ÖRÖK TÉL / ETERNAL WINTER Szupermodern Studio Ltd. Hungary
Christmas 1944. Soviet soldiers invade Hungary and drag every young ethnic German woman away from a small village and transport them to a Soviet labor camp where they are forced to work in the coal mines under inhuman conditions.
SUN 1:45PM - 3:00PM
NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE U.S. PRIMETIME PROGRAM PANEL AL OTRO LADO DEL MURO Telemundo Global Studios United States of America
Two women, who share little in common but their Mexican heritage, cross paths again on the other side of the border, and support each other’s new dreams. They are Sofia, the wife of Puebla’s governor and a prominent figure in Mexican society, and Eliza, a woman of humble means.
EL RECLUSO Telemundo International Studios United States of America
Lazaro Mendoza, a former U.S. marine, infiltrates a maximum security prison on a secret mission to rescue the daughter of a prominent judge. While his courage and negotiating skills help him survive, things get complicated when he loses the support of those who smuggled him into the prison.
FALCO Spiral International / Red Arrow Studios International / Dynamo United States of America
Falco follows the story of detective Alejandro Falco who, after being in a coma for 23 years, wakes up to find a different world. In every episode, Falco solves a case with his old-fashioned methodology as he discovers what happened the night he fell into a coma
MAGNÍFICA 70 - SEASON 3 HBO Brasil / Conspiração Filmes United States of America
Magnífica 70 portrays the underground cinema-making scene of Sao Paulo during the military regime in 1970s Brazil. The third season concludes with the protagonists returning to their original paths as they struggle to battle cultural censorship, while remaining faithful to the art in order to find success.
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SUN 2:00PM - 3:00PM
2019 SIR PETER USTINOV TELEVISION SCRIPTWRITING AWARD
2019 SIR PETER USTINOV TELEVISION SCRIPTWRITING AWARD WINNER: VIOLET MACDONALD, THE WOLF. The Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award is designed to motivate novice writers worldwide, and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. Entrants are asked to create a completed half-hour to one-hour English-language television drama script.
This yearâ€™s winner, from the UK, is Violet Macdonald for her script, The Wolf. Violet Macdonald is an Australian/British writer living in Montreal. She grew up on the island of Tasmania, where she spent her time writing hundreds of poems and short stories, some of which would see her go on to win accolades such as the Ted Hughes Young Poets Award, the H.E. Bates Short Story Award, and the title of reigning Australian Junior Bush Poetry Champion. She moved with her family to London in 2009, at the age of 15. After finishing her studies in English Literature and Philosophy, she became an award-winning copywriter for global marketing agencies. Violet moved to Montreal in June 2019, where she plans to pursue her dreams of creative writing full time.
2020 SIR PETER USTINOV SCRIPTWRITING AWARD
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2019 JCS INTERNATIONAL YOUNG CREATIVES AWARD
P.E.A.C.E. - A Spoken Word
It Starts Within
2019 JCS INTERNATIONAL YOUNG CREATIVES AWARD WINNERS: The JCS International Young Creatives Award is designed to discover, recognize and foster young talent from around the world while creating a global conversation around Peace. Open to Non-US Citizens (Dual Ciizens included) aged 18-29, entrants submit a 1 minute video on the theme “Stand Up For Peace”. This year’s winners are: P.E.A.C.E. - A Spoken Word, Funke Alafiatayo (UK) Written and performed by Funke Alafiatayo, this Spoken Word challenges the audience to think what could happen if they took one minute to stand up for peace.
Next To Me
It Starts Within, Artes Ferruni (Albania) The world has many problems and issues. Sometimes it can feel overwhelming to stand up for peace. Where does one even start? This video explores and emphasizes a very simple, yet crucial, answer to that question. Peace comes from within and the effects of inner peace are how we can stand up for peace. Next to Me, Breech Asher Harani (Philippines) When the Battle of Marawi happened in the Philippines in 2017, many Muslims migrated from Marawi to Mindanao. The migration caused children to transfer schools where they were bullied and discriminated against, especially in non-Muslim communities. This short story is inspired by the struggles that young Muslims face and the young heroes who stand up for them.
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2020 JCSI YOUNG CREATIVES AWARD
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Watch the three winning videos at the screening station in the Festival Lounge.
SUN 2:45PM - 4:00PM
NON-SCRIPTED ENTERTAINMENT PANEL THE VOICE ARGENTINA - SEASON 2 Viacom / Telefe Argentina
The Voice aims to find currently unsigned singing talent (solo or duets, professional and amateur) drawn from public auditions.
TABOE / TABOO PANENKA / VRT - Eén Belgium
In Taboo, Flemish comedian Philippe Geubels laughs at people you really shouldn’t laugh at. He gets to know the sensitivities of his new friends and ends up doing an entire comedy-set on their issues.
THE REAL FULL MONTY: LADIES’ NIGHT Spun Gold TV / ITV United Kingdom
A show of female defiance follows the journey taken by eight female celebrities, all affected by cancer, as they battle to overcome their nerves and inhibitions, learn to love their bodies and dare to bare in a one-off performance that will wow their audience and raise awareness of the disease.
THE REMIX – INDIA Greymatter Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. India
The Remix - It’s the new sound of Indian music! On this music reality show some of the coolest musicians rejig, reshuffle and remix popular Bollywood songs. A singer and music producer team up to create a fresh take on popular songs. Each of the 10 teams give it all they have to put out riveting performances to impress the celebrity judges - Sunidhi Chauhan, Amit Trivedi and Nucleya!
SUN 3:45PM - 5:00PM
DRAMA SERIES PANEL BAD BANKS Letterbox Filmproduktion GmbH / Iris Productions S.A. / ZDF German Television Germany
Bad Banks takes a look behind the scenes of the world of high finance: an adrenaline-driven game of power, manipulation, economic interests, political common sense, personal ambitions and shifting loyalties. To survive this game, young investment banker Jana surpasses herself and oversteps boundaries.
MCMAFIA Cuba Pictures / BBC / AMC United Kingdom
McMafia charts Alex Godman’s journey as he is drawn into the world of organized crime. The English-raised son of Russian exiles, Alex spent his life trying to escape their criminal past. But when his family is threatened, Alex is forced to confront his values to protect those he loves.
SACRED GAMES Phantom Films / Netflix India
A link in their past leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.
UM CONTRA TODOS - SEASON 3 / ONE AGAINST ALL FOX Networks Group LATAM-Brazil / Conspiração Filmes Brazil
Cadu made an effort to become an honest congressman, but failed. Desperate to mend his personal life, free his son from juvie and get rid of criminal allegations, he makes a deal with a Fed agreeing to infiltrate a Bolivian drug cartel in order to turn in the organization.
GRAND PARIS BALLROOM
SUN 5:00PM - 7:00PM
2019 FESTIVAL CLOSING COCKTAIL HOSTED BY HBO
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