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“The Tudors” Earns 12 Gemini Award Nominations
September 28, 2008, 2:12 pm
Filed under: The Show

Peace Arch® Entertainment Group Inc. , an integrated global entertainment company, announced today that the Company’s television series “The Tudors” received 12 Gemini Award nominations from The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and its television film “Luna: Spirit of The Whale” received two Gemini Award nominations.

“The Tudors” is broadcast in Canada on the CBC Television Network in English speaking Canada and on the SRC television network in French speaking Canada, and “Luna: Spirit of The Whale” premiered on the CTV Television Network. The 23rd Annual Gemini Awards Gala ceremony, honoring the year’s most prominent television productions in 96 craft, program and production categories, is scheduled for November 28, 2008 at The Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The Gemini Award nominations for “The Tudors” are:
Best Dramatic Series
Best Direction in a Dramatic Series
Alison Maclean

Best Writing in a Dramatic Series
Michael Hirst

Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series
Ousama Rawi

Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series
Lisa Grootenboer

Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series
Tom Conroy, Eliza Solesbury

Best Costume Design
Joan Bergin

Best Visual Effects
Bob Munroe, Terry Bradley, Lisa Carr-Harris, Brett Culp, Bill Halliday,
Warren Leathem, Bo Mosley

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Natalie Dormer

Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role, Dramatic Series
Gabriel Anwar

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic
Series
Sam Neill

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic
Series
Maria Doyle Kennedy

The Gemini Award nominations for “Luna: Spirit of The Whale” are:
Best TV Movie producer Trish Dolman (Screen Siren Pictures)

Best Visual Effects
Shawn Tilling, Dave McGhie, Mark Reid

In July, “The Tudors” received two Emmy® Award nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for “Outstanding Costumes for a Series” and “Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series” for the second season of the critically acclaimed program.

In 2007, “The Tudors” first season received four Emmy Award nominations and subsequently two Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Cast for a Drama Series,” and “Outstanding Art Direction for a Single Camera Series.”

The series first season was also recognized by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association with two Golden Globe® Award nominations for “Best Television Series Drama and “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series Drama” for Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

“The Tudors” is co-produced by Peace Arch Entertainment and TM Productions in association with The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Showtime Networks Inc. The third season of “The Tudors” is currently in production on location in Ireland. “The Tudors” premiered in April, 2007 to record audiences on the Showtime Network, which recently renewed the series for a third season. Peace Arch owns worldwide distribution rights to the series outside the United States.

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