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Game of Thrones dominates 2016 Emmy nominations



Date Posted: July 15, 2016

Game of Thrones has emerged as the leader in the Emmy awards nominations announced today with a total of 23, including best drama series.

Northern Ireland’s Ronan Hill and Carla Stronge are among the Emmy nominations again with Makeup Artist Pamela Smyth and Hairstylist Laura Pollock nominated for the first time. Ronan and his team have been nominated for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series. Carla Stronge has been nominated for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series. Pamela Smyth is part of the Makeup team nominated for Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series and Laura Pollock is part of the team nominated for Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series.

Other nods go to writers David Benioff and Dan Weiss, Peter Dinklage and Kit Harrington for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams and Emilia Clarke for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Game of Thrones films on location across Northern Ireland and in Titanic Studios in Belfast and the Linen Mill Film Studios in Banbridge. Game of Thrones received funding from Northern Ireland Screen supported by Invest NI.

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday 18th September 2016. The ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

The full list of Game of Thrones nominations for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 68th Primetime Emmy Award Nominations are:
Outstanding Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Miguel Sapochnik, Directed by

Game Of Thrones • The Door • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Jack Bender, Directed by

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

David Benioff, Written by

D.B. Weiss, Written by

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister

Kit Harington as Jon Snow

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

Maisie Williams as Arya Stark

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Max von Sydow as The Three-Eyed Raven

Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Or Fantasy Program

Game Of Thrones • Blood Of My Blood • The Broken Man • No One • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Deborah Riley, Production Designer
aul Ghirardani, Art Director
Rob Cameron, Set Decorator

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Nina Gold, CSA, Casting Director
Robert Sterne, CSA, Casting Director
Carla Stronge, Casting Director

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series

Game Of Thrones • Home • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Greg Middleton, CSC, Director of Photography

Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie

Game Of Thrones • The Winds Of Winter • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Michele Clapton, Costume Designer
Chloe Aubry, Assistant Costume Designer
Sheena Wichary, Costume Supervisor

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Tim Porter, Editor

Game Of Thrones • Oathbreaker • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Katie Weiland, Editor

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

Game Of Thrones • The Door • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Kevin Alexander, Department Head Hairstylist
Candice Banks, Key Hairstylist
Nicola Mount, Hairstylist
Laura Pollock, Hairstylist
Gary Machin, Hairstylist
Rosalia Culora, Hairstylist

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Jane Walker, Department Head Makeup Artist
Kate Thompson, Makeup Artist
Nicola Mathews, Makeup Artist
Kay Bilk, Makeup Artist
Marianna Kyriacou, Makeup Artist
Pamela Smyth, Makeup Artist

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special

Game Of Thrones • The Door • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Jane Walker, Department Head Makeup Artist
Sarah Gower, Special Makeup Effects Assistant Department Head
Emma Sheffield, Key Special Makeup Effects Artist
Tristan Versluis, Key Special Makeup Effects Artist
Barrie Gower, Prosthetic Designer

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

Game Of Thrones • The Door • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Tim Kimmel, MPSE, Supervising Sound Editor
Tim Hands, Supervising ADR Editor
Paul Bercovitch, Supervising Dialogue Editor
Paula Fairfield, Sound Designer
Bradley C. Katona, Sound Effects Editor
Michael Wabro, ADR Editor
David Klotz, Music Editor
Brett Voss, Foley Editor
Jeffrey Wilhoit, Foley
Artist Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit, Foley Artist

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

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Onnalee Blank, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer
Mathew Waters, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer Richard Dyer, Production
Mixer Ronan Hill, C.A.S., Production Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Steve Kullback, Lead Visual Effects Producer
Joe Bauer, Lead Visual Effects Supervisor
Adam Chazen, Visual Effects Associate Producer
Derek Spears, Lead CG Supervisor
Eric Carney, Visual Effects Plate Supervisor
Sam Conway, Special Effects Supervisor
Matthew Rouleau, CG Supervisor
Michelle Blok, Previs Supervisor
Glenn Melenhorst, VFX Supervisor

Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie

Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television

Rowley Irlam, Stunt Coordinator

Full list of nominees go to the Emmys website

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