Two Australian productions have been nominated for an International Emmy Award.
Nominations for the 2018 International Emmy Awards were announced overnight by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 44 nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries.
Winners will be announced at a black-tie ceremony on November 19, 2018 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
Nominees come from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.
The Australian nominees are David Stratton’s Stories of Australian Cinema from Stranger Than Fiction Films and MasterChef Australia from Endemol Shine Australia.
In addition to the presentation of the International Emmy Awards for programming and performances, the Academy will present special awards to Greg Berlanti, the record-setting writer and producer behind global hits Dawson’s Creek, The Flash and Blindspot, and Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group, a network of more than 120 creative production companies in 23 markets, responsible for international successes such as Big Brother, MasterChef, Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror and last year producing in over 50 languages.
Among the judges this year were Active TV’s Michael McKay and Bernadette O’Mahony from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.