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Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench Score International Emmy Nominations

Oscar winners Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench will compete in the best actor and actress categories at this year’s International Emmy Awards.

Nominations recognizing productions from 15 countries were announced Monday by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The 40 nominees, competing across 10 categories, come from the U.S., Canada, Britain, France, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia.

“The International Emmy competition is the pinnacle for recognizing excellence in television around the world,” said Bruce L. Paisner, president and CEO of the International Academy. “We congratulate the 2016 nominees and welcome them to our global stage.”

Hoffman and Dench were both nominated for Endor Productions’ “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot.” The television movie, based on Dahl’s 1990 novel, premiered in Britain on the BBC on New Year’s Day in 2015.

Acclaimed German spy drama “Deutschland 83” will compete in the drama series category against Canadian crime drama “19-2,” Argentinian miniseries “La Casa del Mar,” and “Waiting for Jasmin” from the United Arab Emirates.

Special awards will be given to Shonda Rhimes and Maria Rorbye Ronn. Rhimes, creator of hit shows including “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” will receive the International Emmy Founders Award. Rorbye Ronn, CEO and director general of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, will receive the International Emmy Directorate Award.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Nov. 21 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

The full list of nominees:

Arts Programming

“Gabo”
Justin Webster Productions, Discovery Networks Latin America, Caracol Television
Colombia

“Depardieu: grandeur Nature” (“Gerard Depardieu: Out of Frame”)
Kaliste Productions, Richard Melloul Productions, France Televisions
France

“Interrupt this Program” (“Resilient Cities”)
Noble Television & Storypark Inc.
Canada

“NonFictionW_Satsuei-Kantoku Karry-Mimura no Hiroshima” (“NonFictionW_The Man who Shot Hiroshima”)
Wowow inc., Kmax Co.,Ltd
Japan

Best Performance by an Actor

Dustin Hoffman, “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot”
Endor Productions
U.K.

Alexandre Nero, “A Regra do Jogo” (“Rules of the Game”)
Globo TV
Brazil

Florian Stetter, “Nackt Unter Wölfen” (“Naked among Wolves”)
UFA Fiction, MDR, ARD Degeto, WDR, SWR, BR, MIA Film
Germany

James Wen, “Echoes of Time”
Ochre Pictures
Singapore

Best Performance by an Actress

Judi Dench, “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot”
Endor Productions
U.K.

Jodi Sta. Maria, “Pangako Sa’yo” (“The Promise”)
ABS-CBN Corporation
Philippines

Grazi Massafera, “Verdades Secretas” (“Hidden Truths”)
Globo TV
Brazil

Christiane Paul, “Unterm Radar” (“Under the Radar”)
Enigma film, Westdeutschen Rundfunk, ARD Degeto
Germany

Comedy

“Dix Pour Cent” (“Call my Agent”)
Mon Voisin Productions, Mother Production, France Televisions, Ce Qui Me Meut
France

“Hoff the Record”
Me & You Productions
U.K.

“Puppet Nation ZA”
Both Worlds
South Africa

“Zorra” (“The Mess”)
Globo TV
Brazil

Documentary

“KBS Documentary Gong Gam: Mom & Clarinet”
Korean Broadcasting System, Upright Media
South Korea

“Madres de Plaza de Mayo – La Historia” (“Mothers of Plaza de Mayo – The Story”)
El Perro en la Luna, Tv Publica, Canal Encuentro, Asociación Madres de plaza de Mayo
Argentina

“My Son the Jihadi”
True Vision Productions
U.K.

“War of Lies”
Zischlermann Filmproduktion
Germany

Drama Series

“19-2”
Sphere Media Plus, Echo Media
Canada

“La Casa del Mar”
OnDIRECTV, Cisne Films, StoryLab
Argentina

“Deutschland 83”
RTL Television, UFA Fiction
Germany

“Waiting for Jasmin”
ABC Marketing and Distribution
United Arab Emirates

Non-English U.S. Primetime Program

“Asombrosamente”
Fox Networks Group Latin America, National Geographic Channels Latin America, NatGeo Mundo, Nativa Productions
U.S.A.

“La Banda”
FremantleMedia Latin America, Syco, Univision, Saban
U.S.A.

“Francisco, El Jesuita”
Anima Films, The History Channel Latin America, Telemundo, Claro-Video, DirecTV
U.S.A.

“Un Viaje con Fidel” (“A Trip with Fidel”)
CNN en Español
U.S.A.

Non-Scripted Entertainment

“Adotada”
Formata Producoes e Conteúdo
Brazil

“Allt For Sverige” (“The Great Swedish Adventure”)
Meter Television, Sveriges Television
Sweden

“Gogglebox”
Studio Lambert
U.K.

“I Can See Your Voice”
CJ E&M
South Korea

Telenovela

“30 Vies – Samuel Pagé”
Aetios Productions, Ici Radio-Canada
Canada

“Bridges of Love”
ABS-CBN Corporation
Philippines

“A Regra do Jogo” (“Rules of the Game”)
Globo TV
Brazil

“Verdades Secretas” (“Hidden Truths”)
Globo TV
Brazil

TV Movie/Mini-Series

“Capital”
Kudos
U.K.

“Nackt unter Wölfen” (“Naked among Wolves”)
UFA Fiction, MDR, ARD Degeto, WDR, SWR, BR, MIA Film
Germany

“Os Experientes” (“The Wise Ones”)
Globo, O2 Filmes
Brazil

“Splash Splash Love”
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
South Korea

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