Nods Include Category Nomination For ‘Top of the Lake’ and Acting Nomination For Elisabeth Moss
New York, December 12, 2013 – Sundance Channel received two Golden Globe® nominations for “Top of the Lake.” Nods include a category nomination for “Top of the Lake” for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and a nomination for Elisabeth Moss for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television. “Top of the Lake” was directed by Oscar® winner Jane Campion and Garth Davis, co-written by Campion and Gerard Lee and produced by Academy Award® winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning, and Philippa Campbell.
“We are so happy that Elisabeth Moss and ‘Top of the Lake’ have been honored with these nominations,” said Sarah Barnett, Sundance Channel President and GM. “As a network, we strive to push the boundaries of storytelling with provocative narratives brought to life by terrific production, and to have that recognized by the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in this way is truly an honor. We thank them and congratulate all of the nominees.”
THE NOMINATIONS ARE:
Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television – “Top of the Lake”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television – Elisabeth Moss “Top of the Lake”
About “Top of the Lake” – Premiered March 18, 2013
Set in the remote mountains of New Zealand, “Top of the Lake” is the network’s original miniseries about the mysterious disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl. The miniseries was co-directed by Oscar® winner Jane Campion and Garth Davis and co-writer by Campion and Gerard Lee. “Top of the Lake” is produced by Academy Award® winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning (The King’s Speech, Shame) of See-Saw Films, and Philippa Campbell (Black Sheep) of Escapade Pictures. The series stars Elisabeth Moss (“Mad Men,” On the Road); Oscar® winner Holly Hunter, BAFTA® nominee Peter Mullan (War Horse, Trainspotting), AFI Award® winning actor David Wenham (The Lord of the Rings, Australia), Lucy Lawless (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “Spartacus: Vengeance”) and Jacqueline Joe as Tiu. “Top of the Lake” Executive Producer for Sundance Channel is Christian Vesper. “Top of the Lake” is co-produced by Sundance Channel, BBC TWO, and UKTV in Australia and New Zealand. BBC Worldwide distributes the television series internationally.
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About Sundance Channel
Sundance Channel is the destination for What’s Next, Now. Showcasing both today’s creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, Sundance Channel tells bold stories with a fresh point of view. In addition to award winning films, Sundance Channel is home to daring new original programming. Launched in 1996 and owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel provides perspectives dedicated to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity.
About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming feed origination and distribution company.
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Kelli Stich Mills