Canada dominates interactive Emmies at MIPTV


The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the winners for the International Interactive Emmy® Awards, organized for the second year in a row at MIPTV in Cannes, France in partnership with Reed MIDEM and hosted by actor Roger Bart (Desperate Housewives, The Producers).

Canada led the evening with Zimmer Twins and ReGenesis Extended Reality Game in a tie for the Interactive Program category and BITE Television winning the Interactive Channel category, while the Interactive TV Service category went to the UK’s BBCi.

The Pioneer Prize was presented to BSkyB, for their innovative contributions to the field of interactive television and accepted by Sophie Turner-Laing (photo), Managing Director, Sky Entertainment.

The black-tie ceremony was attended by over 250 international executives from the television, broadband and mobile industries including sponsors: AETN, Deutsche Telekom, Intent Mediaworks, MPS Broadband, Nokia and Sky.

The 35th International Emmy Awards Gala will be held in New York, November 19, 2007.

2007 INTERNATIONAL INTERACTIVE EMMY® AWARD WINNERS

INTERACTIVE PROGRAM

ReGenesis Extended
Reality Game
Xenophile Media
Canada

Zimmer Twins
Lost the Plot Productions/
Zinc Roe Design
Canada

INTERACTIVE CHANNEL

BITE Television
BITE Television
Canada

INTERACTIVE TV SERVICE

BBCi
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
United Kingdom

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