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International Academy Day in Istanbul

Over 100 Academy Members and Guests from 25 countries attended International Academy Day in Istanbul, from May 31 to June 3. Hosted by Academy Member and partner Kerem Çatay, CEO of Ay Yapim. The event kicked off with an Opening Cocktail on a rooftop overlooking the Bosphorus (pictured above), and featured panels on the Turkish television industry. The Closing Party brought together International Academy Members and the Who's Who of Turkish media & entertainment.

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Awards News

Semi-Final Round of Judging Begins June 15

Thank you to all our 2023 Semi-Final Round of Judging Hosts who will be organizing judging events between June and September.

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International Emmy® Awards, November 20, 2023

Join the celebration! Tickets & tables are now available for the 2023 International Emmy® Awards Gala in New York City. 

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JCSI Young Creatives Award Competition

Calling all creatives aged 18-29 – the 2023 Competition will open June 29 and close September 7. Three Winners will be chosen based on their original 1-minute videos on the theme "Stand-Up for Peace!"

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Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Competition

The deadline for the 2023 Sir Peter Ustinov Scriptwriting Award Competition, open to non-American writers under the age of 30, is June 28 at 12:00pm (ET). 

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Members News & Events

June Board & Members Meeting in Istanbul

The June Board & Members Meeting took place on June 1, during Academy Day in Istanbul. International Academy President & CEO Bruce Paisner gave an update on the Academy's upcoming activities.

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September Board & Members Meeting

The September Board & Members Meeting will take place on September 29, 2023 at Great Point Studios in Yonkers, New York; under the auspices of Academy Director Robert Halmi, Founder & CEO of Great Point Studios.

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New Members - June 2023 Elections

In June the Academy elected 37 Members from 14 different countries.

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M+ Virtual

Watch In-Conversation with Karina Holden, Executive Producer of Love on the Spectrum, 2022 International Emmy® Award Winner for Non-Scripted Entertainment.

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International Academy Partners

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View the full events calendar at www.iemmys.tv

June 28, 2023

Deadline for Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Competition

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June 29 - September 7, 2023

JCSI Young Creatives Award Competition

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June 2023 - September 2023

Semi Final Rounds of Judging

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September 29, 2023

September Board & Members Meeting

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November 18-19, 2023

2023 International Emmy® World Television Festival

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November 20, 2023

2023 International Emmy® Awards Gala

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About the International Academy

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television programming produced outside of the United States, and it presents the International Emmy® Award to programs in sixteen categories.

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Become a Member

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' membership is comprised of over 900 members from more than 50 countries, representing the world's leading television and media companies. Through online and in-person events, Academy Members come together to exchange ideas, discuss common issues and promote new strategies for the future development of quality global television programming.


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Nominate a new Member by emailing [email protected]

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Academy Publications

Each year, the Academy publishes International Emmy® Magazine, The International Emmy® Awards Program and the International Emmy® World Television Festival Program which all reach the full International Academy membership and has expanded digital global circulation and online visibility year round.


The next Academy publications will be published in the Fall and will feature highlights of the upcoming 2023 Festival and International Emmy® Awards Gala. International Emmy® Magazine will be published early 2024.

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all the International Academy's publications