“Little Victoria”, “The Bronze Garden” and “A Thousand Hands for Argentina” were selected for the ceremony to be held on November 23, in New York.
Four days after the Emmy Awards, in its traditional format, this Thursday the nominees for the International Emmy were known, in which programs from all countries compete.
As has been happening for a few years, Argentina tends to have a presence in various areas. And this 2020 pandemic was no exception.
From the multi-genre squad that submitted to the call, they were selected Little Victoria, the strip that last year Telefe issued, the second season of the HBO series produced by Polka, The bronze garden, and the docu-reality A thousand hands for Argentina, produced by Nacho Avenue, the grandson of Mirtha Legrand.
The nominees for the awards given by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences were announced this Thursday 24th, through the website of the New York-based organization (www.iemmys.tv/2020-international-emmy-awards-nominees-announced/). There is a complete list of television productions from different parts of the world, considered the best of last season.
“We were nominated for the @iemmys by #MilManosPorArgentina in the short format category! Our docu-reality shows a journey where innovation is put at the mercy of needs, recounting a solidarity adventure “, Viale tweeted this afternoon on his account, commanded by StoryLab, the producer that made the cycle that is available on the grid of Flow.
The program that recorded the inventor’s journey Gino Tubaro by delivering 1,000 3D printed prostheses for hands and arms, it was a candidate in the category “Short form”, translated by “Short Format”.
In competition there will be eleven categories, whose winners, through a virtual or face-to-face gala (not yet defined), will be announced on November 23 next.
Another of the Argentine representatives is The bronze garden, season 2, starring Joaquín Furriel and based on the homonymous novel by Gustavo Malajovich. This co-production of Adrián Suar’s company and HBO is one of the four candidates to win the Best Drama Series award.
The story, clearly a dramatic thriller, shares the category with a production from India, another from Germany and Criminal UK, which is now available on Netflix.
And the third of “team argentino” it’s the strip Little Victoria, created by Erika Halvorsen and Daniel Burman, which Telefe premiered in September last year (it ended in December, had a daily format), and which was selected for the “shortlist” of Telenovela.
The story starring Inés Estévez, Natalie Pérez, Julieta Díaz and Mariana Genesio Peña proposed an interesting debate from fiction: the different modes of motherhood, reflected in the upbringing that four women assumed from a baby. It was presented as a comedy, but with between the lines that invited reflection. It will compete with series from Brazil, Portugal and China.
In total, the International Emmy highlights this year 44 productions from a wide range of genres, tagged in 11 categories. Thus, productions from 20 countries compete, broadcast between the first and the last day of last year.