ROMA FICTION FEST   

Ten Golden Globe nominations go to the five TV series that premiered at the ninth RomaFictionFest

Wolf Hall

A fine showing indeed for the five TV series that premiered in Rome, with their directors and stars on hand for the occasion, at the 9th annual RomaFictionFest, an APT brand (Television Producers’ Association) and an event produced by the Fondazione Cinema per Roma with the support of the Lazio Region and the Rome Chamber of Commerce, with Piera Detassis as Artistic Coordinator. Mr. Robot, Wolf Hall, Casual, Show Me a Hero, and Flesh & Bone have racked up a total of ten nominations for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, and will be vying for the coveted honors to be handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in Los Angeles on January 10.

The series that premiered at the 2014 RomaFictionFest also made off well, with three Golden Globe nods for American Crime and two for Mozart in the Jungle.

And four out of the five TV series nominated for Best TV movie or limited series at the Golden Globes have been showcased at the past two editions of the Festival.

Mr. Robot, which screened in competition at the FictionFest, has received three Golden Globe nominations: Best TV Series – Drama, Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama (Rami Malek), and Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Limited Series or TV Movie (Christian Slater). At the RFF the series was handed the award for Best “Young” TV Series, while Rami Malek took the prize for Best Actor.

Wolf Hall (which screened in the Period Drama section at the FictionFest) came away with three Golden Globe nominations for Best TV movie or limited series, Best Actor in a TV movie or limited series (Mark Rylance), and Best Supporting Actor in a TV series, limited series or TV movie (Damian Lewis).

Flesh & Bone (seen in our Young Adult Special section) will be vying for Best TV movie or limited series and Best Actress in a TV movie or limited series (Sara Hay) in Los Angeles.

Casual, which screened out of competition in Rome, at the end of the masterclass held by filmmaker Jason Reitman, is up for the Best TV series – Musical or Comedy at the Globes.

And Show Me a Hero, which was also seen on the occasion of a masterclass in Rome, held by Oscar®-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis, has been nominated for Best Actor in a TV movie or limited series (Oscar Isaac).

As for the TV series on the FictionFest lineup in 2014, American Crime has received three Golden Globe nominations: Best TV movie or limited series, Best Actress  in a TV movie or limited series (Felicity Huffman) and Best Supporting Actress in a TV series, limited series or TV movie (Regina King), while Mozart in the Jungle landed two, Best TV series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor in a TV series – Musical or Comedy (Gael Garcia Bernal).

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