Elisabeth Moss takes home the Golden Globe for TOP OF THE LAKE
SUNDANCE CHANNEL’S ‘TOP OF THE LAKE’
GARNERS A BEST ACTRESS GOLDEN GLOBE® WIN FOR ELISABETH MOSS
Los Angeles, January 12, 2014 – Sundance Channel’s critically-acclaimed miniseries, TOP OF THE LAKE, garnered a first Globe win for Elisabeth Moss for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television. TOP OF THE LAKE was directed by Oscar® winner Jane Campion and Garth Davis, co-written by Campion and Gerard Lee and produced by Academy Award® winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning, and Philippa Campbell.
“We are so happy that Elisabeth Moss’s performance in TOP OF THE LAKE has been acknowledged by the Hollywood Foreign Press,” said Sarah Barnett, Sundance Channel President and GM. “We want to thank everyone involved in the making of TOP OF THE LAKE and want to congratulate Elisabeth and all the other nominees and winners.”
Set in the remote mountains of New Zealand, TOP OF THE LAKE is the network’s original miniseries about the mysterious disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl. The miniseries was co-directed by Oscar® winner Jane Campion and Garth Davis and co-writer by Campion and Gerard Lee. TOP OF THE LAKE is produced by Academy Award® winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning (THE KING’S SPEECH, SHAME) of See-Saw Films, and Philippa Campbell (BLACK SHEEP) of Escapade Pictures. The series stars Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, ON THE ROAD); Oscar® winner Holly Hunter, BAFTA® nominee Peter Mullan (WAR HORSE, TRAINSPOTTING), AFI Award® winning actor David Wenham (THE LORD OF THE RINGS, AUSTRALIA), Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess, Battlestar Galactica, Spartacus: Vengeance) and Jacqueline Joe as Tiu. TOP OF THE LAKE Executive Producer for Sundance Channel is Christian Vesper. TOP OF THE LAKE is co-produced by Sundance Channel, BBC TWO, and UKTV in Australia and New Zealand. BBC Worldwide distributes the television series internationally.