Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake has scored 8 Emmy nominations!
The series, which was filmed in and around Glenorchy and Queenstown last year and showed on UKTV locally due to its BBC backing, is up for outstanding mini-series or movie at American television’s most prestigious prize-giving.
Jane Campion herself has two nominations to her name. She shares a directing nod with co-director Garth Davis for episode five of the series, and a writing one with co-writer Gerard Lee.
Top of the Lake’s international cast also features strongly with Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss nominated for outstanding actress in a mini-series or movie for her portrayal of Detective Robin Griffin and Scottish actor Peter Mullan up for supporting actor for his performance as local crime boss Matt Mitcham.
Congratulations Elisabeth and Peter and good luck to us all! The casting of the series also won a nomination as did its editing and cinematography.
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