Cyber Group Studios recently hosted the semi-final round of judging of the International Emmy Kids Awards and for the eighth time, the semi-final round of judging of the awards was divided in two categories: Kids Preschool and Kids Animation. The ceremony took place at the Hilton Paris Opera, historical Hotel formerly called Grand Hotel Terminus welcoming train passengers since the 19th century, specially built in honor of the World’s Fair 1889. The semi-final round of judging of the International Emmy Kids Awards has been hosted by Cyber Group Studios chairman and CEO Pierre Sissmann under the supervision of Emmy Judging director Nathaniel Brendel. The jury gathered about thirty leading TV executives, including some of the biggest television broadcasters around the world. The list included : Telidja KlaÏ – VRT (Belgium), Nathalie Leffray – Canal + (France), Tiphaine de Raguenel – France Télévisions (France), Claire Heinrich – France Télévisions (France), Lila Hannou – M6 (France), Pierre Hergaut – Nickelodeon (France), Daphné de Beauffort – TF1 (France), Yann Labasque – TF1 (France), Caterina Gonnelli-Linden – The Walt Disney Company (France), Julien Borde – Turner Broadcasting System (France), Françoise Emperador – TV5 MONDE, Patricia Vasapollo – HR (Germany), Sebastian Debertin – KIKA (Germany), Frank Dietz – Super RTL (Germany), Brigitta Mühlenbeck WDR (Germany), Arne Lohmann – ZDF Enterprises (Germany), Eva Vass – MTVA (Hungary), Massimo Bruno – De Agostini (Italy), Luca Milano – RAI Ragazzi (Italy), Ahmed Abdelhamid – Majid Entertainment (Middle East), Yuliana Slashcheva – Soyuzmultfilm Studio (Russia), Saskia Krijnen – RTS (Switzerland), Ismihan Yilmaz– Cocuk (Turkey), Darren Nartey – ITV (United Kingdom), Alexi Wheeler – Netflix (United Kingdom), Chris Rose – Nickelodeon (United Kingdom), Claudia Dalley – Sony Pictures Entertainment / Tiny Pop (United Kingdom), Patricia Hidalgo – Turner Broadcasting System (United Kingdom), Cecilia Persson – Turner Broadcasting System (United Kingdom).