Tuesday, November 20, 2012

North Rhine-Westphalia at the International Emmys 2012

German World   November 16, 2012 by GW Editorial Staff  

During the Emmy World Television Festival from November 17 to 19, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be presenting the International Emmys to the world’s best TV programs.  This year, again more than 700 TV-experts from 50 different countries are expected for the festival (17.-18.11.) and the awards ceremony (19.11.) in New York.
Host of the event is the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with its president and CEO, Mr. Bruce Paisner.
Since 2009, Germany’s leading TV location, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia has had a prominent presence at the annual TV festival with a star-studded delegation of television-makers. This year’s delegation includes among others: 
  • North Rhine-Westphalian producers Ms. Bettina Brokemper (Heimatfilm, “Melancholia”), 
  • International Emmy Award Winner Mr. Leopold Hoesch (Broadview), 
  • Mr. Daniel Hetzer (action concept), 
  • Mr. Michael Souvignier (Zeitsprung)
  • Mr. Sam Davis (Rowboat), 
  • Ms. Claudia Michelsen 
  • Mr. Wotan Wilke Möhring,
  • Mr. Joko Winterscheidtl, TV-presenter
  • Mr. Klaas Heufer-Umlauf, TV-presenter.
After the festival and awards ceremony, another highlight awaits German and international representatives of
TV and Media on November 20: The traditional “NRW-Rendezvous” Lunch in the Hearst Tower, where... representatives of TV and Media will meet for a lunchtime networking and brainstorming session....
With 53,000 media and communications companies, approx. 380,000 employees and annual sales of 126 billion Euros, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia has developed into a leading media and creative location -- where an attractive cultural landscape ensures a high quality of life as well as productive cross-links between media, art and culture. 
Bertelsmann and Deutsche Telekom, two global players based in NRW, lead the ranking of the most influential media corporations. The city of Cologne, the number one television location, is home to WDR, Europe’s largest public-law broadcasting company, RTL, Germany’s most successful private broadcasting station, and eight of the ten most important TV producers. 
> One out of three minutes of TV airtime in Germany is produced in NRW. (Source: Hans Wolters International Inc.)

1 comment:

  1. Deutsche Filme verbessern. Die Filmindustrie ist in Amerika grossen, aber jetzt gehen sich auf andere platz auch.