Stargate Atlantis Nominated In 23rd Gemini Awards

Stargate Atlantis has been nominated for four trophies in the 23rd Annual Gemini Awards.

The press release from the website reads as

Toronto, ON (August 26, 2008) – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce the nominations for the 23rd Annual Gemini Awards, recognizing the year’s best in Canadian English-language television. The Gemini Awards Broadcast Gala will be presented in Toronto, ON at the John Bassett Theatre on Friday, November 28, 2008. Canwest Broadcasting joins the Academy in celebrating this year’s exceptional achievements, airing the Gemini Awards Broadcast Gala on E! Network and Showcase at 9 pm ET.

“This was a banner year for Canadian television,” said Sara Morton, CEO of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. “The nominees announced today truly exemplify the depth and breadth of our country’s talent, both in front of and behind the camera. Featuring newcomers and returning favourites, this year’s field of nominees has engaged and entertained audiences in Canada and beyond.”

Stargate Atlantis has been nominated in the following categories for season four

Best Writing in a Dramatic Series: Alan McCullough for “Tabula Rasa”

Best Achievement in Make-Up: Todd Masters, Leah Ehman for “The Last Man”

Best Visual Effects: Mark Savela, Marco Checa Garcia, Sebastian Greece, Shannon Gurney, Paul Hegg, Brandon Hines, Jesus Lavin, Nikolas Slotiuk, Toby Taplin, Ray Van Steenwyk for “Adrift”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role: Jewel Staite for “Missing”

You can access the full awards nominations here