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International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy winners plus clips

By April MacIntyre Nov 20, 2012, 9:21 GMT

International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy winners plus clips

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the winners of the 40th International Emmy Awards.

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the winners of the 40th International Emmy Awards.

Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy presented the "All in the Family" creator Norman Lear and "M*A*S*H" star Alan Alda with the 40th Anniversary Special Founders Award at Monday night's gala at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Argentina's "Television x la Inclusion" became the first series to receive International Emmys in both acting categories when Dario Grandinetti and Cristina Banegas took top honors.

Regis Philbin served as host.

Here’s a complete list of winners and descriptions from the Academy.

2012 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARD WINNERS

Arts Programming
Songs of War - a&o buero filmproduktion / ZDF / ARTE
Germany
  

Music elates, touches the soul, and bypasses reason. Music is magic. This magic can also turn music into an insidious weapon. In Songs of War, the relationship between music and violence is explored.

Best Performance by an Actor
Darío Grandinetti as Mario
Television x la Inclusion – Suelo Argentino
ON TV Llorente y Villarruel Contenidos / INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales)
Argentina
  

Mario is a taxi driver to whom life has not been kind. He is divorced and lives in a humble house. When he finds out that his new neighbors are from Peru, his hatred towards Peruvians will trigger a war against the neighbors which won’t stop until they move out of their home.

Best Performance by an Actress
Cristina Banegas as Paula
Television x la Inclusion – Sin Cobertura
ON TV Llorente y Villarruel Contenidos / INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales)
Argentina
 

Paula is the mother of Fernanda, a girl with Down Syndrome who is in urgent need of heart surgery. The health insurance company that covered the procedure has now merged with Argenlife, and the authorization for treatment has been denied. Paula fights to save her daughter’s life, aided only by her own perseverance.

Comedy
The Invisible Woman
TV Globo / Conspiração Filmes
Brazil
  

Pedro works in publicity and is married to his boss Clarisse. Another woman suddenly reappears in his life: Amanda, a figment of his imagination that represents his ideal lover. Even though Pedro knows Amanda doesn’t really exist, her presence in his life threatens his relationship with Clarisse.

Documentary
Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die
BBC / KEO - United Kingdom
  

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008, author Sir Terry Pratchett wants to know whether he could decide to end his life before the disease takes over. He travels to the Dignitas Clinic in Switzerland, where he witnesses firsthand the procedures set out for an assisted death.

Drama Series
Braquo season 2
CANAL + Original Programming / CAPA DRAMA / BAD COMPANY - France
  

Police officer Eddie Caplan and his group have been arrested for their crimes. Caplan is sent to prison to await trial. In the outside world, however, violence and greed continue to prevail.

Braquo - Season 2 Launch from Max Pickwoad on Vimeo.

Non-Scripted Entertainment -The Amazing Race Australia
Active TV / Seven Network / ABC Studios - Australia
 

Eleven teams of two from across Australia race around the world in a 50,000 kilometer, 12 country adventure. Teams compete in a series of challenges at each destination, but some will find the biggest challenge is just getting there.

Telenovela - The Illusionist
TV Globo Brazil
  

Herculano Quintanilha is a scam artist in a small town who is accused of robbery and imprisoned. In jail he meets master Ferragus who teaches him about the fascinating world of magic. Upon his release he begins to work as an illusionist. He also befriends Marcos, the rebellious son of the powerful Hayalla family.

TV Movie/Mini-Series - Black Mirror
Zeppotron Productions for Channel 4 - United Kingdom

A twisted parable for the Twitter age, Black Mirror taps into the collective unease about our modern world.



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