February 6, 2015 - As award season continues, “Made in NY” films and television series have been recognized by a variety of prestigious guild and industry awards.
At the Golden Globes, “Made in NY” productions received a handful of awards. Julianne Moore was honored as Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for her role in Still Alice. Birdman won two awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for Michael Keaton and Best Screenplay - Motion Picture for Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo.
On the TV side, Golden Globes were awarded to The Affair on Showtime for Best TV Series, Drama and Ruth Wilson for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama. Matt Bomer, meantime, won for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie for his role in the HBO film The Normal Heart.
At the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Award, Birdman was honored for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Julianne Moore took home the statue for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for Still Alice. Orange Is the New Black won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series as did Uzo Aduba (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series). Mark Ruffalo was recognized for his role in The Normal Heart as Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries.
The 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards took place on January 24 and honored several “Made in NY” productions including: Birdman, Orange Is the New Black, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Sesame Street.