Syfy’s BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, DEFIANCE Receive Emmy Nominations

Universal Cable Productions’ and Syfy‘s “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome” 2-Hour Movie and Hit Series “Defiance” Receive Primetime Emmy(R) Award Nominations

The former received three nominations, highlighting the movie’s first-class technical achievements.

[via press release from NBC]
UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS’ AND SYFY’S “BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: BLOOD & At yesterday’s Primetime Emmy(R) Awards nomination announcement, Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, the 2-hour movie prequel to the popular blockbuster franchise Battlestar Galactica, received three nominations, highlighting the movie’s first-class technical achievements.

The nominations are for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special and Outstanding Special Visual Effects. The Blood & Chrome visual effects team is lead by Emmy-Award winning special effects wizard Gary Hutzel, who was the supervisor on the reimagined Battlestar Galactica series and for Caprica, which both aired on Syfy. Hutzel received an Emmy(R) nomination for Battlestar Galactica.

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, produced by Universal Cable Productions (UCP), originally aired on Syfy on February, 10, 2013.

Syfy‘s hit series Defiance also received an Emmy(R) Award nomination, its first ever, for Outstanding Special Visual Effects, whose team was also supervised by Gary Hutzel. Produced by UCP, Defiance was recently renewed for a second season.

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