Carnival Films is a division of NBCUniversal International Studios and one of the UK's leading drama specialists. Since 1978, Carnival has produced hundreds of hours of drama that have been broadcast and performed around the world, garnering over 200 award wins and nominations, including Primetime Emmys®, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Oscars and TONYs. Carnival’s shows include global phenomenon Downton Abbey and series such as Poirot, Hotel Babylon, Whitechapel, US shows Dracula and The Philanthropist, as well as mini-series such as the original Traffik, David Nicholl’s The 7:39, David Hare’s Worricker Trilogy, William Boyd’s BAFTA-winning Any Human Heart, The Hollow Crown, a co-production with Neal Street, and Peter Morgan’s BAFTA-winning The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies.
Carnival’s current slate includes The Last Kingdom for Netflix, and Jamestown and Stan Lee’s Lucky Man for Sky One.
Carnival is responsible for the TV sensation Downton Abbey, winner of three Golden Globes and fifteen Primetime Emmy awards, including Best Mini-Series. It is the most nominated non-US show in the history of the Emmy’s with a total of 69 nominations and is distributed in over 250 territories worldwide. Among numerous national and international awards, including three Screen Actors Guild Awards and four National Television Awards, the show has even garnered a Guinness World Record for highest critical ratings for a TV show, and a BAFTA Special Award in recognition of its outstanding global success.
Carnival was recognised as best production company at both the Bulldog Awards and Broadcast Awards.
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