Safe Harbour wins International Emmy Award

Matchbox Pictures drama made for SBS takes out Best Miniseries in New York event.

SBS drama Safe Harbour has won an International Emmy Award.

The series produced by Matchbox Pictures took out the Miniseries category defeating entries from Hungary, India & Brazil.

The series starred Ewen Leslie, Leanna Walsman, Jacqueline McKenzie, Hazem Shammas, and Joel Jackson.

The award was accepted by producer Stephen Corvini, who told TV Tonight, “The International Emmys attracts the best of the best dramas from around the globe and to win amongst so many outstanding peers is an absolute honour and a testament to Safe Harbour’s ability to connect with audiences internationally”.

Ronny Chieng hosted the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala in New York.

Winners in bold:

Drama Series
1 Contra Todos (One Against All) – Season 3, Brazil
Bad Banks, Germany
McMafia, U.K.
Sacred Games, India

TV Movie/Mini-Series
Se Eu Fechar Os Olhos Agora (If I Close My Eyes Now), Brazil
Lust Stories, India
Safe Harbour, Australia
Trezor, Hungary

Especial de Natal, Porta dos Fundos (The Last Hangover), Brazil
FAM!, Singapore
Kupa Rashit, Israel
Workin’ Moms – Season 2, Canada

Best Performance by an Actor
Haluk Bilginer in Şahsiyet (Persona), Turkey
Christopher Eccleston in Come Home, U.K.
Raphael Logam in Impuros (Impure), Brazil
Jannis Niewöhner in Beat, Germany

Best Performance by an Actress
Radhika Apte in Lust Stories, India
Jenna Coleman in The Cry, U.K.
Marjorie Estiano in Sob Pressão (Under Pressure) – Season 2, Brazil
Marina Gera in Orok Tel, Hungary

A Primeira Pedra (The First Stone – The Rise of Lynching in Brazil), Brazil
Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World, Netherlands
Louis Theroux’s Altered States, U.K.
Witness: India’s Forbidden Love, Qatar

Arts Programming
Dance or Die, Netherlands
John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, U.K.
Michel Legrand, Sans Demi-Mesure, France
Ópera Aberta – Os Pescadores de Pérolas, Brazil

Non-English U.S. Primetime Program
Al Otro Lado del Muro, U.S.
El Recluso, U.S.
Falco, U.S.
Magnífica 70 – Season 3, U.S.

Non-Scripted Entertainment
La Voz (The Voice) – Season 2, Argentina
Taboe (Taboo), Belgium
The Remix – India, India
The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night, U.K.

100 Dias Para Enamorarse (100 Days to Fall in Love), Argentina
La Reina del Flow (The Queen of Flow), Colombia
The River, South Africa
Vidas Opostas (Tangled Lives), Portugal

Short-Form Series
dxyz, South Korea
Hack the City, Brazil
Luottomies (Wingman) – Season 2, Finland
Wrong Kind of Black, Australia

Source: Variety

2 Responses

  1. Wow, a huge recognition. Congratulations to SBS and Safe Harbour. I really enjoyed this series and well deserving. Just shows that Aussies are up there, with the best of them!

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