Top of the Lake wins Emmy Award

By David Knox on September 16, 2013 / Filed Under Pay TV, Top Stories 2

2013-03-12_2237Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony held in Los Angeles today.

The mystery miniseries was filmed in New Zealand for BBC, Sundance Channels and the UKTV channel and was nominated for 8 Emmy Awards. Today’s ceremony recognised most of the craft categories, with the Primetime Emmy Awards to take place in a week’s time. Top of the Lake is still up for a further 5 potential wins.

Screen Australia’s Head of Marketing Kathleen Drumm said, “The Emmys are one of the most significant international awards in television and this is well-deserved recognition for what is a world-class production.”

Dominating today’s awards was the HBO movie Behind the Candelbra with 8 wins.

Creative Emmy Awards: winners:
Guest Actress In A Comedy Series | Melissa Leo, Louie
Guest Actor In A Comedy Series | Bob Newhart The Big Bang Theory
Guest Actor In A Drama Series | Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal
Guest Actress In A Drama Series | Carrie Preston, The Good Wife

Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program | Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Reality Program | Undercover Boss
Casting For a Drama Series | House of Cards
Casting For A Comedy Series | 30 Rock
Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special | Behind the Candelabra
Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series | MasterChef
Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series | Boardwalk Empire
Art Direction For Variety or Nonfiction Programming | Saturday Night Live, London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies (tie)
Outstanding Art Direction for Miniseries or Movie | Behind the Candelabra
Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie | Behind the Candelabra
Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special | Saturday Night Live
Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Or Special | Boardwalk Empire
Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series | Breaking Bad
Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series | The Office
Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series | How I Met Your Mother
Picture Editing For Reality Programming | Deadliest Catch
Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming | Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
Picture Editing For Short-Form Segments And Variety Specials | The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Writing For Nonfiction Programming | Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House Of God
Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)Boardwalk Empire
Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) |Nurse Jackie
Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie | Behind the Candelabra
Sound Mixing For A Variety Or Music Series Or Special | The Primetime Emmy Awards
Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming | History of the Eagles
Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special | Behind the Candelabra
Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic) | Behind the Candelabra
Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) | Game of Thrones
Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic) | Saturday Night Live
Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera) | The Men Who Built America
Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special | American Horror Story: Asylum
Sound Editing For A Series | Boardwalk Empire
Costumes For A Series | The Borgias
Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special | Behind the Cabdelabra
Costumes for a Variety Program or a Special | Portlandia, The Men Who Built America and The 55th Annual Grammy Awards
Special Visual Effects | Game of Thrones
Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role | Banshee
Voice-over Performance | Lily Tomlin, An Apology to Elephants
Animated Program | South Park
Short-format Animated Program | Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant de Triomphe
Children’s Program | Nick News With Linda Ellerbee
Stunt Coordination for Comedy Series or Variety Program | Supah Ninjas
Stunt Coordination for Drama Series, Miniseries or Movie | Revolution
Music Direction | 66th Annual Tony Awards
Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) | Downton Abbey
Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score) | World Without End
Original Music And Lyrics | “If I Had Time,” 66th Annual Tony Awards
Main Title Design | Da Vinci’s Demons
Original Main Title Theme Music | Da Vinci’s Demons
Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series | How I Met Your Mother
Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series | House of Cards
Cinematography For A Miniseries Or Movie | Top of the Lake
Cinematography For Reality Programming | Deadliest Catch
Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming | Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety, Music, Or Comedy Series | The Voice
Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety, Music, Or Comedy Special | Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Starring Beyoncé
Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series | The Big Bang Theory
Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie or Special | 66th Annual Tony Awards
Outstanding Variety Special | The Kennedy Center Honors
Directing For A Variety Series | The Kennedy Center Honors
Writing For A Variety Series | Louis C.K.: Oh My God
Outstanding Special Class Program | 66th Annual Tony Awards
Outstanding Special Class Program Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program | Childrens Hospital
Outstanding Special Class Program Short-Format Nonfiction Program | Remembering 9/11
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special | Manhunt: The Inside Story Of The Hunt For Bin Laden
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series | American Masters
Outstanding Informational Series or Special | Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and Inside the Actors Studio (TIE)
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking | Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming | American Masters — Mel Brooks: Make A Noise
Outstanding Interactive Program | Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs
Commercial | Canon’s “Inspired”

Source: TVLine

2 Comments »

  1. Sydney2K September 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm -

    Fairfax also reports that the three part report that the Daily Show did on gun control, and featured ex-PM John Howard, won a Creative Arts Emmy for the Outstanding Picture Editing for Short-Form Segments and Variety Specials.

  2. Ronnie September 16, 2013 at 5:47 pm -

    Congratulations to Australian Adam Arkapaw.

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