[07/14/11 - 12:17 PM]
Starz Receives Nine Emmy Nominations Including Outstanding Mini Series or Movie
The network's "The Pillars of the Earth" and "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" were both honored.

[via press release from Starz]



Beverly Hills, Calif., July 14, 2011--STARZ programming was honored with nine Emmy(R) nominations this morning by the Academy of Arts & Science for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie for the six hour adaptation of Ken Follett's world wide best seller, "The Pillars of the Earth."

Two other STARZ Originals were nominated, as well. "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" was nominated for Outstanding Stunt Coordination and "Camelot" for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.

Complete nominations include:


Outstanding Mini Series or Movie:


· Tandem Communications and Muse Entertainment in association with Scott Free Films

Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie:


Atilla Szalay, Director of Photography

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Movie:

Tricia Cameron, Department Head Hairstylist

Loulia Sheppard, Key Hairstylist

Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic):

Colleen Quinton, Department Head Makeup Artist

Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score):


Trevor Morris

Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie Or A Special:


Vit Komrzy, Visual Effects Producer

Viktor Muller, Visual Effects Supervisor

Paul Stephenson, Special Effects Supervisor

Outstanding Sound Editing For a Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - Pillars of the Earth:

"The Work of Angels"

Marcel Pothier, Supervising Sound Editor

Christian Rivest, Sound Designer

Antoine Morin, Sound Effects Editor

Guy Pelletier, Music and Dialogue Editor

Guy Francoeur, Foley Artist


Outstanding Stunt Coordination:

"The Bitter End"

Allen Popleton, Key Stunt and Fight Supervisor


Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music:

Music by Jeff Danna

Music by Mychael Danna

About Starz Entertainment

Starz Entertainment, LLC, is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service provider operating in the United States. The company offers 17 premium channels including the flagship STARZ(R) and ENCORE(R) brands with approximately 18.8 million and 33.1 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs in total more than 1,000 movies and original series every month across its pay TV channels. Starz Entertainment is recognized as a pay TV leader in providing HD, On Demand, HD On Demand and online advanced services for its STARZ, ENCORE and MOVIEPLEX brands. Starz Entertainment (www.starz.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, which is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation and is attributed to the Liberty Starz tracking stock group (NASDAQ: LSTZA).

  [july 2011]  


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