The end of the year marks the approach of awards season in Hollywood, but so does the rest of the world, even in the United States. The International Emmy Awards ceremony was held on Monday in New York, with the participation of twenty countries from six continents competing for the 14 awards presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
In the most important categories, Amazon and Netflix products emerged. It competed for the statue of the best drama series from the Argentinian company Prime Video Eossi, the repentant spywith Uruguayan Natalia Oreiro at the helm, and the British Devil’s hour With Peter Capaldi.
Meanwhile, the South Korean series Netflix has been nominated Wu, an exceptional lawyerThe film’s events revolve around a young woman suffering from autism spectrum disorder who stands out in the world of justice, and is a German-Austrian production. The EmpressThe film revolves around the love story between Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph I and Elizabeth of Bavaria, known as Sisi. The latter was the winner.
Turning to the competition for the Best Comedy Series award, there was also an Argentine series nominated in this case Administrator From Star+, starring Guillermo Francella. Compete against the French Le Flambeauis not available in our country, and two Netflix series shared the award in the end: The Northern Irish Derry girls And the Indian comedy special Vir Das: Landing.
The other two most important categories were acting. Mexican Carla Souza was chosen as best actress for the role of veteran submarine Mariel the fallIt is a Prime Video TV movie inspired by true events and also triumphed in its category. The Best Actor award went to Martin Freeman, who played Watson Sherlock And Bilbo in the trilogy The hobbit. The role that earned him the award was that of Chris in the BBC miniseries RespondentNot available in our country. There he competes against Argentine Gustavo Bassani Iosiamong other things.
Full list of winners, with their country of origin and where they were seen in Uruguay:
Best Drama Series: The Empress (Germany, Netflix).
Best comedy series: Shared between Derry girls (UK, Netflix) and Vir Das: Landing (India, Netflix).
Best Actress: Carla Souza, the fall (Mexico, Prime Video).
best actor: martin freeman, Respondent (UK, not available).
Best Miniseries or TV Movie: the fall (Mexico, Prime Video).
Best Documentary Film: Mariupol: the story of the people (UK, not available).
Best sports documentary: Harley and Katya (Australia, n/a).
Best unscripted entertainment: the bridge. Brazil Bridge (Brazil, HBO Max).
Best TV series: Yarji: Family secrets (Türkiye, HBO Max).
Best short series: These people have orders (France, not available).
Best technical programming: Buffy Sainte Marie: Carry it (Canada, not available).
Best animation programs for children: Smids and Smoos (UK, not available).
The best documentary and entertainment programs for children: Built to survive (Australia, n/a).
Best live event shows for kids: Learn to live (Australia, Netflix).