Maltese Director's Film Nominated for 2014 Emmy Awards
Mario Philip Azzopardi’s film Time Tremors, which he directed in Canada last year has been nominated for an EMMY AWARD by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Mario Philip Azzopardi is a Maltese director and producer who recently wrote and directed a Maltese co-production in Malta. At the time of this news, he is currently in Malta producing the Staġun Teatru Malti at the Manoel Theatre and directed a spectacle based on Mikiel Anton Vassalli at the Manoel Theatre in April 2014.
The Emmys and Pioneer Prize will be presented at the International Digital Emmy Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Bell Fund of Canada for the second year in a row, during MIPTV's Opening night festivities at the Martinez Hotel. Over 200 international executives across all sectors of the mobile, entertainment, and internet industries, are expected to attend.
"This year's nominated programs represent every inhabited continent on earth," said International Academy President & CEO, Bruce L. Paisner. "How fitting that we are presenting our 2014 Pioneer Prize to YouTube, a major agent of growth and distribution of digital content throughout the world since its creation in 2005.
All nominated programs will be showcased at MIPCube, during a special session, sponsored by the Bell Fund of Canada and designed to give MIPTV participants the opportunity to see excerpts of the programs and meet the nominees.