Nominations Are Revealed For Kristallen 2018

The nominees have been revealed for Kristallen 2018, which rewards innovative thinking, originality and craftmanship in Swedish television, to be presented at the Cirkus Arena in Stockholm on 31st August during a gala ceremony hosted by Gina Dirawi.

Gina Dirawi said: “Quality and the ability to move with the times is a survival issue for the television industry, whether it be entertainment or news. Everyone must up their game, dare to break standards, cross lines we dare not cross and dare to redefine what good TV really is.”

“Hopefully, Kristallen can pay tribute to those who have given a little extra to their craft and promote a more qualitative and multifaceted television landscape, while offering an evening of great joy, good energy and extravagant clothes.”

Nineteen statues will be handed out during the ceremony, of which fifteen will be decided by a jury, three by the audience, along with a special Honorary Prize. However, there are just three categories that are drama specific: Best Drama, Best Actor and Best Actress.

The 2018 Kristallen awards will be broadcast live on TV4 and TV4 Play, Here are the nominees…

BEST DRAMA
The Bridge (Bron), SVT
Greyzone (Gråzon), C More
Mother Goose (Gåsmamman), Kanal 5
The Restaurant (Vår tid är nu), SVT
The Lawyer (Advokaten), Viaplay/TV3

BEST ACTOR
Fredrik Hallgren, Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen), SVT
Henrik Dorsin (Grotesco: flyktingkrisen – en musikal), SVT
Johan Petersson, Helt perfekt, Kanal 5
Kristofer Hivju, Beck, C More
Alexander Karim, The Lawyer (Advokaten), Viaplay/TV3

BEST ACTRESS
Alexandra Rapaport, Mother Goose (Gåsmamman), Kanal 5
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Greyzone (Gråzon), C More
Eva Röse, Helt perfekt, Kanal 5
Hedda Stiernstedt, The Restaurant (Vår tid är nu), SVT
Vera Vitali, Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen), SVT

BEST COMEDY
Enkelstöten, TV4
Grotesco: flyktingkrisen – en musikal, SVT
Helt Perfekt, Kanal 5
Leif och Billy, SVT
Sommaren med släkten, Kanal 5

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Citizen Schein, SVT
Det goda landet, UR
Eran – punk i tre delar, SVT
Hela Sveriges mamma, SVT
Superswede, Viaplay/TV3

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