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Laurent Puons, CEO of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, announced the recipient of its Crystal Nymph Award and unveiled the names of jury members for the Fiction and News categories of this year’s 58th Awards. He also revealed an extensive line-up of premiere screenings and exclusive celebrations taking place during the globally renowned event.
At a presentation in Monaco on Wednesday, March 9, Puons confirmed that acclaimed Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Mariska Hargitay will receive the Festival’s Crystal Nymph Award. The Award, which recognises a stellar body of work by a major international actor or actress, will be presented by Prince Albert, Honorary President of the Festival, as part of the Opening Ceremony on June 15.
The News Jury panel, which will be led by Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford, includes Ulysse Gosset, international editorialist for BFM-TV, and Susan Ormiston, senior correspondent for CBC News.
Also joining the panel is José Antonio Guardiola, editor and producer for TVE, Theo Koll, head of ZDF’s Paris office, and director and producer Hyun-Mo Jung.
Following the Opening Ceremony, the Festival will play host to the Global Premiere
Opening Screening of Amazon Prime Original series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. The series is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the unexpected Tom Clancy hero played by John Krasinski, who also serves as an Executive Producer. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan also stars Wendell Pierce and is created by Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland who also serve as Co-Showrunners and Executive Producers. Amazon will debut the global series, from Paramount Television and Skydance Television, August 31 on Prime Video.
The five-day event will culminate with the Golden Nymph Awards Ceremony.
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