14 JUN 2021

INSIDE CONTENT HOSTS THE INTERNATIONAL EMMY SEMI-FINAL JUDGING

Inside Content, together with the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, will organize the Semifinal Round of the Emmy Awards in the Short-Form Series category.

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Inside Content, together with the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, will organize the Semifinal Round of the Emmy Awards in the Short-Form Series category. The selection round will be held at the SGAE, The Spanish Society of Authors and Publishers, in Madrid, Spain, on July 1, after the celebration of the online edition of the international networking and co-production event of TV fiction series Conecta Fiction.

A jury comprising leading professionals in the Spanish and international audiovisual industry will evaluate the programs competing in the Short-Form Series category. This category includes an original Fiction or Non-Fiction episodic program, with episodes under a half-hour TV time slot. The semifinal process is coordinated worldwide directly by the Academy. The name of the nominees of each category of the International Emmys will be revealed in early autumn, and the winners will be announced in the 49th edition of the most important and prestigious international TV awards in the world. The International Emmy Awards Gala will take place in New York on November 22.

The International Emmy® Awards are the most important international award that a television program can currently obtain. The Semi-final Round of the Short-Form Series category has Inside Content and its CEO, Géraldine Gonard, as host for the second consecutive year.

“As CEO of Inside Content and Director of Conecta Fiction, I am very proud to have again the support of the Academy to associate our event with the International Emmy Awards. Our commitment is to bring together highly recognized and qualified professionals to evaluate the Short-Form Series category. Being able to host this selection process is a perfect way to fulfill Conecta Fiction’s philosophy, where talent is the cornerstone. Bringing this semifinal round to Spain and to Conecta Fiction for the second consecutive year is a very important vote of confidence for all of us,"  Géraldine Gonard commented.

“Semi-final judgings are integral to the International Emmy Awards competition. We thank our member Géraldine Gonard and her team at Inside Content for hosting this year again during Conecta Fiction,”  added Emmy Judging Senior Director, Nathaniel Brendel.