Nominees for Intl. Emmy Awards announced

The Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced nominations for the 1992 Intl. Emmy Awards in the categories of drama, documentary, arts documentary, performing arts, popular arts, children and young people.

Nominees were selected over the weekend at the United Nations by an international panel of television industry executives. More than 250 programs were submitted for judging.

Programming from the United Kingdom, with eight, pulled down the most nominations with Canadian programming earning seven mentions.

Winners will be announced during the 20th Annual Intl. Emmy Awards on Nov. 23 at the Sheraton New York. The ceremony will be televised Nov. 29 by PBS. Venivision will serve as the ceremony’s host.

A complete list of nominations follows:


“A Sense of History”– Thin Man Films for Channel Four Television (U.K.)

“Brides of Christ”– Australian Broadcasting Corp. and Roadshow Coote & Carroll (Australia).

“A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia”– An Enigma Television Prods for Angelika Films produced in association with Sands Films and Thirteen/WNET (U.K.).


“Inside Story: The Nightrider”– BBC Television (U.K.).

“Kwai”– Antenne 2 (France).

“The Fifth Estate: To Sell A War”– Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (Canada).

Arts Documentary

“Arena: The Incredible Case of Comrade Rockstar”– BBC Television (U.K.).

“Threads of Hope”– Canamedia Prods. Ltd. (Canada).

“Jose Carreras: A Life Story”– Iambic Prods. in association with Primetime Television (U.K.).

Popular Arts

“Drop the Dead Donkey”– Hat Trick Prods. for Channel Four Television (U.K.).

“Red Dwarf V: The Inquisitor”– Grant Naylor Prods. (U.K.).

“Brian Orser: Night Moves”– Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (Canada).

Performing Arts

“Na Floresta”– Societe Radio Canada (Canada).

“Canadian Brass: Home Movies”– Rhombus Media Inc. in association with the CBC, Thames Television, TV Ontario, NOS-Television and Philips Classics Prods. (Canada).

“Pictures On The Edge”– Rhombus Media Inc. in association with the CBC, Thirteen/WNET, the Decca Record Co., Channel 4, Radiotelevisao Portugesa, Societe Radio-Canada AVRO and DRS (Canada).

Children and Young People

“Beat That: Hairdressing”– Tiny Epic Video Prods. for Channel Four Television (U.K.).

“Sorrow: The Nazi Legacy”– Lidingo Filmpoint Sweden (Sweden).

“Alligator Pie”– Calico Pix Inc. in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (Canada).

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