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Jul 24

Young Romanian filmmakers nominated for Emmy awards, Hatfields & McCoys receives 16 nominations

From the Romania Insider:

Three young Romanian filmmakers Serban Porupca, Adina Bucur and Dragos Stanomir were nominated at the Emmy Primetime 2012 awards for their work on US mini-series ‘ “Hatfields & McCoys,” produced by the History Channel Television in collaboration with Castel Film and filmed in Romania.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the association that awards the Emmy prizes, nominated Serban Porupcă for “Best Art Direction for a mini-series” (along with John Vertrees, Derek Hill and Sally Black).  Adina Bucur was nominated for “Best costumes for a mini-series” (with Karri Hutchinson) and Dragos Stanomir was nominated for “best sound mixing”.

 The mini-series “Hatfields & McCoys” received a total of 16 nominations, including in the categories “Best TV mini-series,” “Best Actor in a TV miniseries” (Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton), “Best Actress in a TV miniseries” (Mare Winningham) and” Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a TV miniseries”(Tom Berenger).

The TV mini-series was successful in the United States, where the first episode aired on the History Channel on May 28 (Memorial Day), registering an audience of 13.9 million viewers. “Hatfields and MCCoys”, which has three episodes, describes the rivalry between the Hatfield and McCoy families in the early years after the U.S. Civil War.

Filming took place in 2011, mostly in Castel Film Studios in Romania, but also on location in Arges and Brasov, over a period of 13 weeks, during which time Kevin Costner, the main actor, was in Romania.

Young Romanian filmmakers nominated for Emmy awards, Hatfields & McCoys receives 16 nominations

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