MIPTV – CANNES. Last night the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners for the International Interactive Emmy Awards, organized for the second year in a row 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 Programme category and BITE Television winning the Interactive Channel category, while the Interactive TV Service category went to the United Kingdom’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, Managing Director, Sky Entertainment. “We are pleased to be celebrating once again the exciting developments of the international interactive television industry with this new competition,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Zinc Roe Design
INTERACTIVE TV SERVICE
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)