The final season of Stargate Atlantis has been honored with five Gemini Award nominations, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced this week. The Geminis honor English-language television produced in Canada.
Series co-creator Brad Wright picked up a nomination in the Best Writing In A Dramatic Series category, for the moving episode “The Shrine.”
Costume designer Valerie Halverson was nominated for her work in “The Queen,” and Todd Masters has been recognized once again for his outstanding make-up work — this time for the episode “Vegas” — along with his team, Leah Ehman, Holland Miller, Brad Proctor and Kyla Rose Tremblay.
Finally, Mark Savela (interview) and the visual effects team have been nominated twice in the Best Visual Effects category, for the episode “First Contact” and the series finale “Enemy At the Gate.” The “First Contact” team includes Savela, Jason Gross, Paul Hegg, Brandon Hines, Jamie Yukio Kawano, Alex McClymont, Krista McLean, James Rorick and Luke Vallee; the “Enemy At the Gate” team includes Savela, Brenda Campbell, Natalia Diaz, Carina Dielissen Hunt, Shannon Gurney, Paul Hegg, Vivian Jim, Chandra Juhasz, Kodie MacKenzie and Alex McClymont.
The 24th annual Gemini Awards gala will be held November 14 in Calgary, Alberta. Congratulations to the crew and cast!