30th International Emmy Awards

30th International Emmy Awards
  • November 25, 2002 (2002-11-25)
LocationSheraton Hotel
New York City, New York, U.S.
Hosted byDonna Hanover
Founders AwardSir Howard Stringer

The 30th International Emmy Awards took place on November 25, 2002, at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City, United States, and hosted by TV personality Donna Hanover.[1]


The nominees to the International Emmy Awards, were announced by International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on October 8, 2002, at a press conference at MIPCOM in Cannes. The IATAS announced the winners of the 30th International Emmy Awards in an ceremony gala at the Sheraton New York hosted by Donna Hanover. Joining her as presenters were Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Joan Collins and Lauren Holly.[2]

Denmark won the Drama Series award for Rejseholdet, a police drama based on real crimes. The Slovak Republic triumphed in the Documentary category with The Power of Good, the story of a man who saved more than 600 Czechoslovak Jewish children from the Nazis in 1939.

Germany won the TV Movie/Mini-series category with Die Manns, a tale about the novel-writing Mann family.

BBC 2 comedy chat show The Kumars at No. 42 shared the award for best popular arts programme with Channel 4's Faking It, made by RDF. BBC One's Stig of the Dump, the story of a child who befriends a caveman, won the Children and Young People's award. John Simpson and his BBC colleague Joe Phua won the News Coverage prize for their November 2001 report Fall Of Kabul, which showed Northern Alliance troops advancing on the Afghan capital.[3][4]

Canada received an arts programming award for Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary, a mix of avant-garde film and choreography based on an original full-length ballet.

The International Academy, paid tribute Katsuji Ebisawa, president of NHK Japan Broadcasting, with the Directorate Emmy Award while the Founder's Emmy Award went to Sir Howard Stringer, chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Corporation of America.[5]


Arts Programming

Winner Country Network Result
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary  Canada Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Won
Touch  Netherlands NPS Nominated
The Tragedy of Hamlet  United Kingdom BBC Nominated
Classic Albums: Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road  United Kingdom Isis Production / Eagle Rock Entertainment Nominated

Children & Young People

Winner Country Network Result
Stig of the Dump  United Kingdom CBBC / Childsplay Television Won
Being Eve  New Zealand South Pacific Pictures Nominated
Trickboxx  Sweden ARD / ZDF Nominated
Harold Peeble  France France 3 Nominated


Winner Country Network Result
The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton  Slovakia Czech Television / Slovak Television Won
Offspring  Canada CBC Television Nominated
Decision at Age 18 - Israeli Youths Refuse to Fight  Japan NHK Nominated
City Slickers: A Tale of Two African Penguins  South Africa Animal Planet / NHK / ZDF / Channel 5 / France 3 / RTBF Nominated

Drama Series

Winner Country Network Result
Rejseholdet  Denmark DR1 Won
All stars: De serie  Netherlands VARA Nominated
Always Greener  Australia Seven Network Nominated
At Home with the Braithwaites  United Kingdom ITV Nominated

News Coverage

Winner Country Network Result
BBC News at Ten for Fall of Kabul  United Kingdom BBC Won
Jornal Nacional for "September 11"  Brazil Rede Globo Nominated
RTL aktuell for "Terror Against America"  Germany RTL Television Nominated
Attack on America  United Kingdom ITN / ITV Nominated

Popular Arts

Winner Country Network Result
The Kumars at No. 42
Faking It (tie)
 United Kingdom BBC
Channel 4
Caiga quien caiga  Argentina Cuatro Cabezas S.A Nominated
Ladykracher  Germany Ladykracher TV Produktions GmbH / Brainpool TV Nominated

TV Movie/Mini-Series

Winner Country Network Result
Die Manns – Ein Jahrhundertroman  Germany /  Austria /   Switzerland WDR / BR / NDR / ORF / SRG Won
De Enclave  Netherlands VARA Nominated
Perfect Strangers  United Kingdom BBC Nominated
Sunday  United Kingdom Channel 4 Nominated


  1. ^ "International Emmy nominations announced". screendaily.com/. 8 October 2002. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  2. ^ "INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARDS". aparchive.com/. November 25, 2002.
  3. ^ "Kumars land Emmy award". BBC News. November 27, 2002.
  4. ^ "BBC's Stig scoops second award". broadcastnow.com/. November 26, 2002.
  5. ^ "Int'l Emmys spread the wealth". Variety. November 25, 2002.

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