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Creative Arts & Primetime Emmy® Award Nominees

On July 14, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. The Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of primetime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from in any primetime period (6:00 PM - 2:00 AM) during the 2010 calendar year. Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch will host the 63rd Primetime Emmy® Awards at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. on Sunday, September 18, on Fox.

And the Tisch nominees are...

Outstanding Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series
How I Met Your Mother • Subway Wars • Natural History • CBS • Twentieth Century Fox Television
Stephan G. Olson ’87 (MFA, Design), Production Designer

Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series
Mad Men • Public Relations • AMC • Lionsgate Television
Dan Bishop ’84 (MFA, Design), Production Designer
Christopher L. Brown ’99 (MFA, Design), Art Director

Mildred Pierce • HBO • A Killer Films/John Wells Production in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and HBO Miniseries
Peter Rogness ’88 (MFA, Design), Art Director

Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations • Haiti • Travel Channel • Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.
Todd Liebler ’85 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Director of Photography

Outstanding Costumes For A Series
Boardwalk Empire • Anastasia • HBO • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Courtney McClain ’05 (MFA, Design), Assistant Costume Designer

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire • Boardwalk Empire (Pilot) • HBO • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Martin Scorsese ’64/’68/Hon. ’92, Dean’s Council, Director

Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming
American Masters • A Letter To Elia/Reflecting On Kazan • PBS • A Production of Sikelia Productions with Far Hills Pictures in association with Thirteen’s American Masters for WNET.org
Martin Scorsese ’64/’68/Hon. ’92, Dean’s Council, Director

Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations • Haiti • Travel Channel • Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.
Eric Lasby ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Editor

If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don't Rise • HBO • 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks in association with HBO Documentary Films
Sam Pollard, Professor, Kanbar Film & TV, Supervising Editor

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety, Music, Or Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live • Host: Justin Timberlake • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Rick McGuinness ’82 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Lighting Director

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
Saturday Night Live • Host: Jeff Bridges (Song Title: I Just Had Sex) • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Andy Samberg ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) Lyrics by

Saturday Night Live • Host: Tina Fey (Song Title: Jack Sparrow) • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Andy Samberg ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) Lyrics by

Saturday Night Live • Host: Justin Timberlake (Song Title: 3-Way (The Golden Rule)) • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Andy Samberg ’00 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) Music & Lyrics by

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
Alec Baldwin ’94/Hon. ’10 (BFA, Drama), Dean’s Council, as Jack Donaghy

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Dexter • Showtime • Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Chip Johannessen Productions
Michael C. Hall ’96 (MFA, Acting) as Dexter Morgan

Outstanding Comedy Series
30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
Lorne Michaels, Dean’s Council, Producer

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Lorne Michaels, Dean’s Council, Producer

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special
Lady GaGa Presents
Stefani Germanotta ’09 (Drama)
 
Outstanding Special Class - Short-format Nonfiction Programs
Writer's Draft • Kazuo Ishiguro And Alex Garland Of "Never Let Me Go" • Fox Movie Channel • Fox Movie Channel Productions
Brian Katkin ’85 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) Executive Producer

Outstanding Children's Program
A Child's Garden Of Poetry • HBO • HBO Family in association with The Poetry Foundation
Sheila Nevins, Former Faculty, Executive Producer
Jacqueline Glover ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Supervising Producer

Outstanding Nonfiction Special
Becoming Chaz • OWN • World of Wonder Productions
Fenton Bailey ’89 (Kanbar, F&TV), Producer
Randy Barbato ’89 (Kanbar, F&TV), Producer

Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations • Travel Channel • Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.
Lydia Tenaglia ’96 (MFA, Kanbar, Film), Executive Producer
Christopher Collins ’92 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Executive Producer

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series
Nikita • Pandora • CW • Warner Bros. Television in association with Wonderland Sound and Vision
James Bailey ’93 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Foley Artist

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Cinema Verite • HBO • A Pariah Production in association with HBO Films
Lora Hirschberg ’85 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Re-Recording Mixer

Too Big To Fail • HBO • A Spring Creek and A Deuce Three Production in association with HBO Films
Chris Jenkins ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming
The Amazing Race • You Don't Get Paid Unless You Win • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.
Troy Smith ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
The Walking Dead • Days Gone Bye • AMC • AMC Productions
Kristin Johnson ’90 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Lead Matte Artist
Michael Cook ’74 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Lead CGI Artist

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Gettysburg • HISTORY • Produced by ScottFree Productions in association with Herzog & Company for HISTORY
Mike Yip ’87 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Lead Visual Effects Animator
Jared Jones ’10 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Visual Effects Compositor

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series
American Idol • Finale • FOX • FremantleMedia North America, Inc. and 19 TV Limited
Eric Becker ’04 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Technical Director

Saturday Night Live • Host: Justin Timberlake • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Barry Frischer ’72 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Camera

30 Rock • Live Show (West Coast) • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
Barry Frischer ’72 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Camera Operator

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Don Pasquale (Great Performances At The Met) • PBS • A Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.org
Shaun Harkins ’81 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Camera

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • John Cossette Productions in association with AEG Ehrlich Ventures
Eric Becker ’04 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Technical Director

Lady GaGa Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden • HBO • Mermaid Films in association with HBO Entertainment
Chad Smith ’95 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Camera

Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form, News & Documentary
Off and Running
POV SeriesPBSNicole Opper Productions
Nicole Opper ’02 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Director/Producer
Jacob Akira Okada '02 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Co-Producer/Director of Photography

Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media
ABC's Grey's Anatomy Sync • ABC.com • An ABC production in association with Nielsen and Gravity Mobile ABC.com; Nielsen; Gravity Mobile; Shondaland
Scott Maddux '87/'92 (BFA/MPS, Drama/Kanbar, ITP), Product Development

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
The Killing • Pilot • AMC • Fox Television Studios
Veena Sud ’01 (MFA, Kanbar, Film), Written By

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
Conan • TBS • Conaco LLC
Matt O'Brien ’92 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW), Writer

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central • Central Productions, LLC
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar, ITP), Head Writer
Elliott Kalan ’03 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW), Writer

Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
James Anderson ’81 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Writer
Jessica Conrad ’07 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW), Writer
Steve Higgins ’76 (BFA, Kanbar, Cinema Studies), Writer
Lorne Michaels (Dean’s Council), Writer
Michael Patrick O'Brien ’01 (BFA, Drama), Writer
Marika Sawyer ’05 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Writer