“Masked singer”, “Tehran”, David Tennant – Deadline

The call of French comedy my agent and Israeli drama Tehran took home the top prizes at the 49th annual International Emmys, which were presented Monday night at an in-person ceremony in New York City. See the full list of winners below.

UK has top two acting David Tennant honors for crime thriller From and Hayley Squires for porn drama Adult equipment – as well as winning the Unscripted Entertainment Award for The singer Maksed.

Norway Atlantic crossing went home with the Emmy from the TV movie / miniseries, and the one from Thailand Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice won for Documentary. It was the country’s first International Emmy.

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“We are thrilled to be able to bring the global television community together, again in person, in New York City to celebrate the best television in the world. Said Bruce Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy. “The diversity and geographic distribution of tonight’s winners once again demonstrates the universal power of great storytelling and performance.”

Former NBA All-Star Dirk Nowitzki presented the International Emmy Director Award to Dr Thomas Bellut, Managing Director of German public broadcaster ZDF, one of Europe’s largest and most renowned broadcasters.

Actress and comedian Yvonne Orji hosted the event from the Great Hall of Casa Cipriani in Manhattan.

Here are the winners of the 2021 International Emmys:

Artistic programming

Kubrick By Kubrick
Dark Time / Telemark / Arte France
Producers: Martin Laurent, Jérémy Zelnik, Maciej Kubicki, Anna Kepinska
Director: Grégory Monro

Best Performance by an Actress

Hayley Squires in Adult Material
Fifty Fathoms Productions

Short series

Luminous beast
New Zealand
Producers: Peter Salmon, Liz DiFiore
Director: Peter Salmon
Writers: Dan Musgrove, Shoshana McCallum, Thomas Sainsbury, Kura Forrester, Nic Sampson
Main actors: Morgana O’Reilly, Josh Thomson, Sam Snedden

Prime-time programming in the United States in a language other than English

21st Latin Grammy Awards
Univision Network / The Latin Recording Academy
United States
Executive Producers: Jose Tillan, Charlie Singer, Ignacio Meyer, Raj Kapoor, Ulises Chang
Producer: Terry Lickona
Director: Marcelo Gama
Screenwriters: Cesar Muñoz, Manuel Alvarez, Sandra Aragon, Sergio Jablon
Main actors: Ana Brenda Contreras, Victor Manuelle, Yalitza Aparicio


Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice
2050 Productions / Netflix
Executive Producer: Amanda Feldon
Producer: Pailin Wedel
Director: Pailin Wedel
Screenwriters: Pailin Wedel, Nina Ijas

Unscripted entertainment

The masked singer
Bandicoot Scotland / ITV
Executive Producers: Claire Horton, Derek McLean, Daniel Nettleton
Producer: Marc Bassett
Director: Simon Staffurth
Screenwriters: Les Keen, Aiden Spackman
Main actors: Joel Dommett, Ken Jeong, Davina McCall, Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross

TV Movie / Mini-Series

Atlantic crossing
Cinenord / Beta Film / PBS / SVT / DR / Nevision / NRK
Executive Producers: Tone Rønning, Justus Riesenkampff, Friedemann Goez, Alexander Eik, Susanne Simpson, Anni Faurbye Fernandez, Sofia Helin, James Cabourne, Sofie Wanting Hassing
Producer: Silje Hopland Eik
Director: Alexander Eik
Screenwriters: Linda May Kallestein, Alexander Eik
Main actors: Sofia Helin, Kyle MacLachlan, Tobias Santelmann, Søren Pilmark, Harriet Sansom Harris, Lucy Russel, Daniel Betts

Best Performance by an Actor

David Tennant in From
New images / ITV


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
PR China
Executive Producers: Xingchen Huang, Ni Xue
Producer: Ying Wang
Director: Wei Chu Lee
Writer: Mengzhang Wu
Main actors: Qin Li, Hao Qin


Call my agent! – Season 4
Mon Voisin Productions / Mother Productions / France Télévision / Netflix
Producers: Dominique Besnehard, Michel Feller, Harold Valentin, Aurélien Larger
Directors: Marc Fitoussi, Antoine Garceau
Screenwriters: Fanny Herrero (created by), Victor Reodenbach (chief screenwriter)

Drama Series

Donna and Shula Productions / Paper Plane Productions
Executive Producers: Dana Eden, Shula Spiegel, Alon Aranya, Julien Leroux, Peter Emerson, Moshe Zonder, Eldad Koblenz, Dimitris Michalakis
Director: Daniel Syrkin
Screenwriters: Moshe Zonder, Omri Shenhar
Main actors: Niv Sultan, Shaun Toub, Navid Negahban, Shervin Alenabi, Menashe Noy, Liraz Charhi

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