6 docs about Asia are nominated for News and Doc Emmy Awards

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On July 12, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Among the nominees are 6 docs and programs from or about Asia, “Armadillo,” which received four nods “Enemies of the People,” which received three, “Last Train Home” which received 2, “The Battle For Marjah”, “Bhutto” and ”Marathon Boy”.

. BEST DOCUMENTARY

. POV (PBS): “Armadillo”

About Afghanistan
Denmark

Director: Janus Metz
Producer: Sara Stockmann
Executive Producer: Simon Kilmurry
Co Executive Producer: Cynthia Lopez
Series Producer: Yance Ford
VP, Programming and Production: Chris White
Coordinating Producer: Andrew Catauro

Official trailer on Youtube  Filmpage on Wikipedia

. POV (PBS): “Enemies of the People”

About Cambodia

UK / Cambodia

Directors: Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath
Executive Producer: Simon Kilmurry, Sandra Whipham
Co Executive Producer: Cynthia Lopez
Series Producer: Yance Ford
VP, Programming and Production: Chris White
Coordinating Producer: Andrew Catauro

Official film website  Official trailer  Filmpage on IMDb

. POV (PBS): “Last Train Home”

About China

Canada / China

Director: Lixin Fan

Executive Producers: Sally Jo Fifer, Stephen Gong, Simon Kilmurry
Co Executive Producer: Cynthia Lopez
Series Producer: Yance Ford
VP, Programming and Production: Chris White
Coordinating Producer: Andrew Catauro

Official US trailer on YouTube Filmpage on IMDb

. OUTSTANDING CONTINUING COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY – LONG FORM

. HBO Documentary Films (HBO): “The Battle For Marjah”

About Afghanistan

USA

Director: Anthony Wonke
Producer Ben Anderson
Executive Producer: Guy Davies, Sheila Nevins
Senior Producer Nancy Abraham

Filmpage on HBO website  Film trailer on YouTube

. Independent Lens (PBS): “Bhutto

About Pakistan

Director/Producer Duane Baughman
Producers Mark Siegel, Arleen Sorkin
Executive Producer: Sally Jo Fifer
Senior Series Producer Lois Vossen

. POV (PBS): “Armadillo”
Director: Janus Metz
Producer Sara Stockmann
Executive Producer: Simon Kilmurry
Co Executive Producer: Cynthia Lopez
Series Producer Yance Ford
VP, Programming and Production Chris White
Coordinating Producer Andrew Catauro

. OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM – LONG FORM

. HBO Documentary Films (HBO): “Marathon Boy”

About India

Producer/Director: Gemma Atwal
Producer Matt Norman
Executive Producers: Alan Hayling, Sheila Nevins
Senior Producer Lisa Heller

Official film website  Official film trailer on YouTube  Filmpage on IMDb

. POV (PBS): “Enemies of the People”


Directors: Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath
Executive Producer: Simon Kilmurry
Co Executive Producer: Cynthia Lopez
Series Producer Yance Ford
VP, Programming and Production Chris White
Coordinating Producer Andrew Catauro

. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC REPORTING – LONG FORM

. POV (PBS): “Last Train Home”
Director: Lixin Fan
Executive Producers: Sally Jo Fifer, Stephen Gong, Simon Kilmurry
Co Executive Producer: Cynthia Lopez
Series Producer Yance Ford
VP, Programming and Production Chris White
Coordinating Producer Andrew Catauro

With 43 nominations overall, CBS is on top this year thanks in large part to “60 Minutes,” while PBS came in a close second with 37. NBC, ABC and HBO also received double-digit nominations.

The awards ceremony will take place Monday, October 1 at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.

Emmy Awards site

SOURCE: Emmy Awards (12/07/2012)

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