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Stolte and Venza to receive awards.

The International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will present the Directorate Award to Dieter Stolte, the director general of ZDF German Television, at this year's International Emmy Awards Gala on Monday, November 24, in New York City. The Academy will also present a special Emmy, the Founders Award, to Jac Venza, "Maestro" of Great Performances.

The Directorate Award honors individuals or organizations for their outstanding contributions to the arts and sciences of international television. Stolte has been director general of ZDF since 1982 and was recently reelected for an unprecedented fourth term.

The Founders Award celebrates unique and creative accomplishments. Venza is director of Cultural and Arts Programs at New York's PBS flagship station, Thirteen/WNET. He has introduced American audiences to many of the finest programs from around the world and has forged co-production relationships with partners in various countries including France, the U.K., Germany, Australia, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, Canada and Japan.
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Title Annotation:Dieter Stolte, director general of ZDF German Television; Jac Venza; International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Directorate Award and Founders Award
Publication:Video Age International
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Oct 1, 1997
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