Jodi Sta Maria, ‘Bridges of Love’ receive International Emmy nominations
Jodi Sta Maria, ‘Bridges of Love’ receive International Emmy nominations
Jodi Sta Maria and 'Bridges of Love' are the Philippines' two bets in the 2016 International Emmy Awards

MANILA, Philippines – Jodi Sta Maria and Bridges of Love are the Philippines’ two bets in the 2016 International Emmy Awards.

Jodi Sta Maria was nominated in the category Best Performance by an Actress for her performance in the drama Pangako Sa ‘Yo, which also starred the popular love team Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo.

Jodi is up against Judi Dench (UK), Grazi Massafera (Brazil), and Christiane Paul (Germany).

Meanwhile, Bridges of Love, which starred Jericho Rosales, Paulo Avelino, and Maja Salvador, was nominated in the Telenovela category.

It’s up against 30 Vies (Canada), A Regra do Jogo (Brazil), and Verdades Secretas (Brazil).

The International Emmy Awards nominees were released on Monday, September 26, with 40 nominees across 10 categories. The winners will be announced on November 21 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

Among the other countries that the nominations are from are South Korea, the US, South Africa, and Sweden.

Aside from the winners, special awards will also be handed out on November 21.

Shonda Rhimes, creator of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How To Get Away With Murder, will receive the International Emmy Founders Award.

Maria Rørbye Rønn, the Chief Executive Officer and Director General of Danish Broadcasting Corporation, will receive the International Emmy Directorate Award.

Here’s the full list of nominees in the 2016 International Emmy Awards.




  • Gabo, Colombia
  • Gérard Depardieu: grandeur Nature (Gérard Depardieu: out of Frame), France
  • Interrupt this Program (Resilient Cities), Canada
  • NonFictionW_Satsuei-Kantoku Karry-Mimura no Hiroshima (NonFictionW_The Man who Shot Hiroshima), Japan




  • Dustin Hoffman in Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot, United Kingdom
  • Alexandre Nero in A Regra do Jogo (Rules of the Game), Brazil
  • Florian Stetter in Nackt Unter Wölfen (Naked Among Wolves), Germany
  • James Wen in Echoes of Time, Singapore




  • Judi Dench in Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot, United Kingdom
  • Jodi Sta. Maria in Pangako Sa’yo (The Promise), Philippines
  • Grazi Massafera in Verdades Secretas (Hidden Truths), Brazil
  • Christiane Paul in Unterm Radar (Under the Radar), Germany



  • Dix Pour Cent (Call my Agent), France
  • Hoff the Record, United Kingdom
  • Puppet Nation ZA, South Africa
  • Zorra (The Mess), Brazil



  • KBS Documentary Gong Gam: Mom & Clarinet, South Korea
  • Madres de Plaza de Mayo – La Historia (Mothers of Plaza de Mayo – The Story), Argentina
  • My Son the Jihadi, United Kingdom
  • War of Lies Z, Germany



  • Series 19-2, Canada
  • La Casa Del Mar, Argentina
  • Deutschland 83, Germany
  • Waiting for Jasmin, United Arab Emirates



  • Asombrosamente, United States of America
  • La Banda, United States of America
  • Francisco, El Jesuita, United States of America
  • Un Viaje con Fidel (A Trip with Fidel), United States of America




  • Adotada, Brazil
  • Allt För Sverige (The Great Swedish Adventure), Sweden
  • Gogglebox, United Kingdom
  • I Can See Your Voice, South Korea



  • 30 Vies – Samuel Pagé, Canada
  • Bridges of Love, Philippines
  • A Regra do Jogo (Rules of the Game), Brazil
  • Verdades Secretas (Hidden Truths), Brazil


  • Capital, United Kingdom
  • Nackt unter Wölfen (Naked Among Wolves), Germany
  • Os Experientes (The Wise Ones), Brazil
  • Splash Splash Love, South Korea


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