INTERNATIONAL EMMY FOR A DAY FOR A MIRACLE

INTERNATIONAL EMMY FOR „A DAY FOR A MIRACLE“

Cologne/New York. On Monday evening, November 25, 2013, Rowboat´s “A Day For A Miracle” (Director: Andreas Prochaska) won the coveted International Emmy Award 2013 in the category “Best TV Movie/Mini-Series”.

In addition to the International Emmy Award, the film won two Romy awards in the category “Best Screenplay TV Film” and “Best Producer TV Film”, the Bavarian TV Award Blue Panther for “Best Director” and the German Actors’ Guild Award for Gerti Drassl for “Best Actress in a supporting role”.

“We are very thrilled to receive this prestigious international award. We would especially like to thank ZDF and ORF for their supportive and creative collaboration and their belief in me and Klaus as producers, the wonderful director Andreas Prochaska, the great authors Christoph Silber and Thorsten Wettcke and the outstanding cast. The Emmy is an incentive for us to continue to make passionately told films in the future – no matter what genre – for a broad audience”, says Executive Producer Sam Davis.

The medical thriller, written by the prize winning authors Christoph Silber and Thorsten Wettcke, was based upon one of the most spectacular cases in the history of modern medicine. The film found an enthusiastic audience in Germany (5.81 million viewers (17,1% share) and 9,9% of the target audience 14-49) as well as in Austria (1.02 million viewers (33% share). Foreign Sales are handled by Beta Film and the film has been sold to Italy, Spain, Slovenia thus far.