At the 33rd International Emmy Awards held on Monday November 21st in New York City. Chinese actress He Lin, a class 96 alumina of the Department of Performing Arts in BFA, became the first ever Chinese Emmy winner, winning in the 'Best Actress' category for her starring role as A Xiu in the TV film ''Slave Mother,'' produced by China's CCTV Film Channel.
Yang Lan, co-chair of the Awards' Gala Dinner, commended during an interview that ''In this year's awards, Chinese actress He Lin won the Best Actress award, which was China's first ever. She is the pride of China."
The International Emmy Awards, held in November each year in New York, attracts over 1,000 international figures from the global TV industry. It is one of the top awards in the international TV field that recognizes excellence in television programs produced outside of the United States.