2021 International Emmy Awards: Winners and nominees

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• The big winner was a historical drama set during World War II, Atlantic Crossing

The 49th International Emmy Awards ceremony took place on November 22, 2021 at Casa Cipriani in New York City. While Australia didn’t have any nominees up this year, the big winner was a historical drama set during World War II, Atlantic Crossing.

2021 Emmy Award nominees and winners:

TV Movie/Mini-Series

WINNER: Atlantic Crossing, Cinenord / Beta Film / PBS / SVT/ DR / Nevision / NRK
Des, New Pictures / ITV
It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, CJ ENM / Studio Dragon / Story TV / Goldmedalist
All The Women In The World, Original Globoplay

Drama Series

Aarya, Disney+ Hotstar / Ram Madhvani Films / Endemol Shine India
El Presidente, Amazon Studios / Gaumont / Fabula / Kapow
WINNER: Tehran, Donna and Shula Productions / Paper Plane Productions
There She Goes – Season 2, Merman Television / BBC / BritBox


WINNER: Call My Agent – Season 4, Mon Voisin Productions / Mother Productions / France Télévision / Netflix
Motherland: Christmas Special, Merman Television / Two Four / BBC / Lionsgate
Campaign Promises, FoxTelecolombia / Estudios Teleméxico / Claro Video
Vir Das: For India, Weirdass Comedy / Netflix

Best Performance by an Actress

Valeria Bertuccelli In El Cuaderno De Tomy, Pampa Films / Netflix
Ane Gabarain In Patria, Alea Media / HBO Europe
Menna Shalaby In Every Week Has A Friday, Shahid VIP / Film Factory / Meem
WINNER: Hayley Squires In Adult Material, Fifty Fathoms Productions

Best Performance by an Actor

Roy Nik In Normal, Dori Media / HOT
Nawazuddin Siddiqui In Serious Men, Bombay Fables / Cineraas Entertainment / Netflix
Christian Tappán In The Great Heist, Dynamo Producciones / Netflix
WINNER: David Tennant In Des, New Pictures / ITV


Sieged, Original Globoplay / Globo Journalism
WINNER: Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice, 2050 Productions / Netflix
They Call Me Babu, Pieter van Huystee Film
Toxic Beauty, White Pine Pictures / Orama Filmworks

Arts Programming

Emicida: AmarElo – It’s All For Yesterday, Netflix
WINNER: Kubrick By Kubrick, Temps Noir / Telemark / Arte France
Kabuki Actors’ Anguish – Is Entertainment Nonessential?, Fuji Television Network / Kyodo Television
Romeo And Juliet: Beyond Words, Footwork Films / BalletBoyz / BBC / Royal Opera House / Proton Projekt

Non-English Language US Primetime Program

WINNER: 21st Annual Latin Grammy Awards, Univision Network / The Latin Recording Academy
A Tiny Audience, February Entertainment
Covid 19 Adaptarnos O Morir, WAPA TV / WAPA América
Premio Lo Nuestro 2020, Univision

Non-Scripted Entertainment

That’s Love!, Shelter / Toreador
I-Land, CJ ENM
The Masked Singer – Season 2, Televisa / EndemolShine Boomdog
WINNER: The Masked Singer, Bandicoot Scotland / ITV

Short-Form Series

Beirut 6:07, Shahid VIP / MBC Group / IMAGIC
Diário De Um Confinado, Globo
People Talking – Season 2, Set Màgic Audiovisual / Atresmedia
WINNER: INSiDE, Luminous Beast


A Mother’s Love, Globo
Destiny, Plural Entertainment Portugal
WINNER: The Song Of Glory, China Huace Film & TV Co., Ltd / Croton Cultural Media Co., Ltd / Croton Entertainment Co., Ltd / Shanghai Tencent Penguin Film / Culture Communication Co., Ltd / Jolly Orange Studio
A Quest To Heal, Mediacorp TV Singapore Pte

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