November 15th, 2010
Saturday night at the Gemini Awards Gala THE SUMMIT took home top honours in the category of Best Dramatic Mini-Series, capping off what has been a successful awards season for the two-part mini-series.
“We’re thrilled by the success of The Summit and the recognition the team has received for their outstanding contributions,” says Producer Robert Cohen.
Media Headquarters would like to congratulate John Buchan and Jason Knight who took home the award for Best Achievement in Casting, and Tom Third who won in the Best Original Music Score for a Dramatic Program, Mini-Series or TV Movie, for their work on The Summit. These awards were presented earlier during the Industry Presentations.
THE SUMMIT received a total of nine Gemini Nominations. The Gemini Awards Gala was hosted by Glee’s Cory Monteith and recognizes excellence in Canada television.
THE SUMMIT is a Media Headquarters and Shaftesbury production. Produced in association with POWER, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Canwest, with the participation of The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, the COGECO Program Development Fund and the Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation, and with the assistance of the Canadian Film or Video Production Credit and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit.