#martyisdead becomes first Czech show to win International Emmy

The Czech TV series #martyisdead has won an International Emmy for Best Short-Form Feature, becoming the first show from the Czech Republic to receive such a prize. The eight-part series focuses on the impact that social media have on a teenage boy.

It was created by Mall TV, the Bionaut production company and cz.nic and was helmed by young director Pavel Soukup.

Author: Ian Willoughby