NAPLES – The curtain fell at the Royal Palace in Naples court theatre on the third edition of the Nastri d’Argento Grandi Serie 2023 Awards. The event was organised in collaboration with the Film Commission Regione Campania. There was a downpouring of awards for the best series of the year, honoured producers, directors, screenwriters, authors and protagonists, and voted by Film Journalists.
These are the winners: Mare Fuori third season as series of the year (Maria Esposito, Giovanna Sannino, Francesco Panarella, Domenico Cuomo, Carolina Crescentini and Carmine Recano collected the award), Esterno Notte, Rai Fiction, as best series, La Legge di Lidia Poët, Netflix, as best Crime series, Prisma, Prime Video, as best Dramedy series, Call my Agent – Italia, Sky, as best Comedy series, Circeo as Docuseries, Filumena Marturano, Rai Fiction, as best TV film, Massimiliano Gallo and Vanessa Scalera receiving the prestigious recognition.
Margherita Buy won Best Actress in a leading role for Esterno Notte, Fabrizio Gifuni as Best Actor in a leading role again for Esterno Notte, Valentina Bellè as Best Supporting Actress for The good mothers (Disney+), Andrea Pennacchi as Best Supporting Actor for Tutto chiede salvezza (Netflix).
Special Awards: Solo per passione – Letizia Battaglia Fotografa (Rai Fiction), Francesca Comencini, for the art direction of Django (Sky), Paolo Sorrentino, guest star in Call my agent – Italia (Sky), Nastro della Legalità-Serie Tutto per mio figlio (Rai Fiction), Nastri d’argento – Nuovo Imaie to the protagonists Francesco Arca and Mario Di Leva in Resta con me (Rai Fiction), Claudio Nobis Foundation Award to Selene Caramazza, Biraghi-Series Award to Fotinì Peluso and Federico Cesari for Tutto chiede salvezza (Netflix), Persol “Young Promise” Award to Federico Cesari, Wella Professionals Image Award to Fotinì Peluso.
LE ICONE Award to Luisa Ranieri, Elena Sofia Ricci, Claudio Amendola, Pianegonda Award to Elena Sofia Ricci, Campo Marzio Award for the scriptwriters of the best series Esterno notte Marco Bellocchio, Stefano Bises, Ludovica Rampoldi and Davide Serino. Pierpaolo Spollon collected the Special Ribbon for the first 30 years of success of Lux Vide, led by Matilde and Luca Bernabei. The special “Silver Ribbon” was presented and collected by Serena Rossi for Mina Settembre, the successful series that has concluded its second season and is preparing a third.
“Once again in this year’s selection,” explained Laura Delli Colli, President of the Italian Cinematographic Journalists, who conducted the evening, “the picture of an important season that confirms the success of the most cinematographic seriality, but also the growing attention of the industry and not only of the public towards a production that has changed style and storytelling. We are happy to support the SNGCI again this year in organising this prestigious event”.
More and more productions are being hosted and made in the entire Campania region:
- an ideal territory for the charm of its locations
- artists’ talent
- the creative and production skills of the professionals
The growing number and quality of the major series realised indicates that the demand for cultural content linked to the region has been effectively joined by the action of the Regione Campania and our Film Commission.
“In fact, so far this year alone, 12 series have been shot in Naples“, added Titta Fiore, President of the Campania Region Film Commission. The Film Journalists’ selection considered the 2022-23 season titles aired from 1 May 2022 to 30 April 2023.
Photo gallery, author Lorenzo Crea