British Producers Win 4 International Emmys


Danish Broadcasting Corp. and the Slovak Republic won their first International Emmy Awards Nov. 25 when the awards were handed out in seven categories, Associated Press reported.

Four of the awards were won by British television.

Winners of the 30th International Emmy Awards, presented by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

\u0007 TV Movie/Miniseries: Die Manns (The Manns), Germany, Michael Weber and Heinrich Breloer -- a miniseries about the novel-writing Mann family.

\u0007 Drama Series: Unit One, Denmark, Sven Clausen and Peter Thorsboe -- a police drama based on actual crimes.

\u0007 Documentary: Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good, The Slovak Republic, Matej Minac and Patrik Pass -- the story of a man who, in 1939, saved more than 600 Czechoslovak Jewish children from the Nazis.

\u0007 Popular Arts (dual winners): The Kumars at No. 42, United Kingdom, Lissa Evans, Richard Pinto, Sharat Sardana, Sanjeev Bhaskar -- a comedy series about a talk-show host who works from home.

And Faking It, United Kingdom, Stephen Lambert and Jamie Simpson -- a burger-van vendor lands a job as a haute cuisine chef.

\u0007 News Coverage: Ten O'Clock News Fall of Kabul, United Kingdom, John Simpson and Joe Phua -- British Broadcasting Corp. News coverage during November 2001, as the Northern Alliance troops advanced on Kabul.

\u0007 Children and Young People: Stig of the Dump, United Kingdom, John Hay and Peter Tabern -- a child befriends a caveman.

\u0007 Arts Programming: Dracula Pages from a Virgin's Diary, Canada, Vonnie von Helmolt and Robert Sherrin -- a synthesis of avant-garde film and choreography based on an original full-length ballet featuring the dancers of Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet.