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Tisch Community Racks-Up Creative Arts & Primetime Emmy® Nominations

Nominations for the 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards, covering the eligibility period of June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012, were announced on July 19th by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  Ceremonies for the Emmy Awards will air live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. on September 23rd at 7pm EDT/4pm PDT on ABC. This year’s telecast will be executive produced by NYU alumnus Don Mischer and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

With 63 individuals receiving 77 nominations, the Tisch community racked-up the accolades during the announcement ceremony. The full list of nominees can be downloaded here. Below is a list of the Tisch community nominated.

Outstanding Comedy Series
Girls
Jody Lee Lipes ’04 (BFA, Drama) / Director

Modern Family

Paul Corrigan ’94 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer, Producer
Brad Walsh ’94 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer, Producer
Bill Wrubel ’94 (MFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Writer, Producer

30 Rock

Alec Baldwin ’94 (BFA, Drama / Dean's Council), Hon. ’10 / Producer
Tom Ceraulo ’98 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer, Associate Producer
Dylan Morgan ’99 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer, Producer
Andrew Singer ’02 (MPS, Kanbar ITP) / Associate Producer

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin ’94 (BFA, Drama / Dean's Council), Hon. ’10 / 30 Rock as Jack Donaghy

Outstanding Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire
Martin Scorsese ’64 / ’68 / Hon. ’91 / (Dean’s Council) / Producer

Breaking Bad

Vince Gilligan '89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Executive Producer
Michael Slovis ’79 (Kanbar Film) / Director
Stewart Lyons ’72 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Producer, Line Producer, Co- Producer
Sam Catlin ’93 / ’97 (BFA/MFA, Drama/Acting), Co-Executive Producer, Co-Producer, Supervising Producer

Game of Thrones

Greg Spence ’88 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Co-Producer
Alan Taylor ’91 (MFA, Kanbar Film) / Co-Executive Producer

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Michael C. Hall ’96 (MFA, Acting) / Dexter as Dexter Morgan

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Jason Ritter ’02 (BFA, Drama) / Parenthood as Mark Cyr

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Vince Gilligan '89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Miniseries Or A Movie
American Horror Story
Jessica Sharzer ’02 (MFA, Kanbar Film) / Supervising Producer

Game Change

Amy Sayres ’76 (Kanbar F&TV) / Producer

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Bill Paxton’78 (Drama) / Hatfields & McCoys as Randall McCoy

Outstanding Variety Series

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Lauren Sarver ’04 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Associate Segment Producer, Segment Producer
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar ITP) / Supervising Producer, Co-Executive Producer
Brennan Shroff ’00 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Producer

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Lorne Michaels (Dean’s Council) / Executive Producer

Real Time With Bill Maher

Brad Grey (Dean’s Council) / Executive Producer

Saturday Night Live

Lorne Michaels (Dean’s Council) / Executive Producer, Producer
Steven Higgins ’76 (Cinema Studies) / Producer

Outstanding Special Class Programs
84th Annual Academy Awards
Archie Gips ’97 (MFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Consulting Producer
Brian Grazer (Dean’s Council) / Co-Producer

65th Annual Tony Awards

Allen Kelman ’77 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Line Producer

Outstanding Special Class: Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Childrens Hospital
Jonathan Stern '89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Executive Producer
David Wain '91 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Special Class – Short Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Web Therapy

Jodi Binstock ’83 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Co-Executive Producer / Producer

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series

Portlandia
Jonathan Krisel ’00 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Director

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar ITP) / Writer
Elliott Kalan ’03 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Writer

Portlandia

Jonathan Krisel ’00 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer

Saturday Night Live

Jessica Conrad ’07 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Writer
Lorne Michaels (Dean’s Council) / Writer
Marika Sawyer ’05 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Writer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

84th Annual Academy Awards
Billy Crystal ’70 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV / Dean’s Council) / Special Material Writer
Colleen Werthmann ’92 (BFA, Drama) / Special Material Writer

Outstanding Short-format Animated Program
Robot Chicken, Fight Club Paradise
Jordan Allen-Dutton '99 (BFA, Drama) / Writer
Erik Weiner '99 (BFA, Drama) / Writer

Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition
It Gets Better

Brian Pines ’99 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Executive Producer

The Weight of the Nation for Kids: The Great Cafeteria Takeover

Sheila Nevins (Former Faculty) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Reality Program

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
Charles Wachter ’07 (MFA, Kanbar Film) / Co-Executive Producer

Shark Tank

Phil Gurin ’83 (MFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Nonfiction Series

American Masters
Brett Ratner ’90 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV / Dean’s Council) / Executive Producer

The Weight of the Nation

Sheila Nevins (Former Faculty) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Nonfiction Special

Bobby Fischer Against the World
Sheila Nevins (Former Faculty) / Executive Producer

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Martin Scorsese ’64 / ’68 / Hon. ’91 / (Dean’s Council) / Director

Gloria: In Her Own Words

Jacqueline Glover ’98 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Supervising Producer
Sheila Nevins (Former Faculty) / Producer

Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey: Under African Skies

Justin Wilkes ’99 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Producer

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Sheila Nevins (Former Faculty) / Executive Producer

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming

George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Martin Scorsese ’64 / ’68 / Hon. ’91 / (Dean’s Council) / Director

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Bruce Sinofsky ’78 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Director

Outstanding Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series

How I Met Your Mother
Stephan Olson ’87 (MFA, Design) / Production Designer

Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series

Mad Men
Dan Bishop ’84 (MFA, Design) / Production Designer

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series

The Big C
Bernie Telsey ’82 (BFA, Drama) / Casting

Girls

Jennifer Euston, CSA ’97 (BA, Cinema Studies) / Casting

New Girl

Seth Yanklewitz ’98 (BFA, Drama) / Casting

Veep

Jennifer Euston, CSA ’97 (BA, Cinema Studies) / Casting

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series

Mad Men
Carrie Audino ’97 (BFA, Drama) / Casting

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series

Breaking Bad - Face Off
Michael Slovis ’79 (Kanbar Film) / Director of Photography

Pan Am - Pilot

John Lindley ’73 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Director of Photography

Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - Mozambique
Todd Liebler ’85 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Director of Photography

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series

Modern Family
Ryan Case ’01 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Edited by

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Homeland - Pilot
Jordan Goldman ’93 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Edited by

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story - Birth
Fabienne Bouville ’01 (MFA, Kanbar Film) / Editor

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series

Saturday Night Live - Host: Jimmy Fallon
Rick McGuinness ’82 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Lighting Director

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

65th Annual Tony Awards - Song Title: It's Not Just For Gays Anymore
David Javerbaum ’95 (MFA, MTW) / Lyrics by

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

Person Of Interest - Pilot
Noah Timan ’96 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Production Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

Hemingway & Gellhorn
Lora Hirschberg ’85 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role

Boardwalk Empire - Georgia Peaches
Richard Friedlander ’82 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV) / VFX Producer

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series

Saturday Night Live - Host: Mick Jagger
Barry Frischer ’72 (F&TV) / Camera

30 Rock - Live From Studio 6H (West Coast Version)

Barry Frischer ’72 (F&TV) / Camera

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

84th Annual Academy Awards
Shaun Harkins ’81 (F&TV) / Camera

Memphis (Great Performances)

Barry Frischer ’72 (F&TV) / Camera