The semi-final round will have regional media celebrities and professionals on the judging panel for the International Emmy Awards for international productions.
Abu Dhabi-based media production and consulting company, Pyramedia, will host the semi-final round of the International Emmy Awards in UAE capital. The ninth edition of the event will take place on September 8 at Bab Al Qasr in Abu Dhabi.
The semi-final round will have media celebrities and professionals from the Middle East serving on the judging panel for the International Emmy Awards for international productions prior to the final around of awards that will be held on November 19 in New York.
Veteran TV presenter, producer and owner of Pyramedia, Nashwa Al Ruwaini, will be part of the judging panel.
Commenting on the event, she said: Every year I look forward to hosting the semi-final round of the International Emmy Awards and it is delightful that it is in Abu Dhabi which we have always strived to place on the global media map throughout the years. As always we went through a very diligent process of selection for the judging panel this year to bring experts and media personalities who have profound experience to add to the quality and environment of the awards. With a fine selection of judges we will be creating a solid platform for strong dialogue and the sharing of ideas and information at the event this year which we are hosting for the ninth time as part of our commitment to Abu Dhabi and the International Emmy Awards.
She also added that the diverse background of the judging panel will assist in selecting the winners and lead to a discussion of significant topics, learnings and expert knowledge regarding the media industry.
Jessica Franco, Emmy Judging Manager said: The semi-final round of judging is an integral part of the judging process. We are thankful to be in Abu Dhabi once again with our semi-final host Pyramedia and the distinguished jury from the region.