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Emmy Nomination Success as Game of Thrones breaks 25 year record



Date Posted: July 17, 2019

The 71st Emmy Award nominations have been announced, and we are delighted to report that HBO’s Game of Thrones has received 32 Emmy nominations, setting a new record for most nominations earned in a single season by any drama series, beating a 25-year standing record set by NYPD Blue. Over its eight-season run, the series has received a total of 161 nominations.

A huge congratulations to all the nominees, with special congratulations to locals Carla Stronge (casting Game of Thrones), Ronan Hill and Simon Kerr (sound Game of Thrones) and Hannah Peel (music, The Last Watch documentary) who feature among the prestigious list of nominees.

Game of Thrones seasons 1-8 received funding from Northern Ireland Screen and filmed at Titanic Studios in Belfast as well as various locations in Northern Ireland.

Categories and Nominees:

GAME OF THRONES

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES – Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Kit Harington, as Jon Snow

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Emilia Clarke, as Daenerys Targaryen

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Gwenoldine Christie, as Brienne of Tarth

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES Lena Hedley, as Cersei Lannister

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Sophie Turner, as Sansa Stark

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Maisie Williams, as Arya Stark

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Alfie Allen, as Theon Greyjoy

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, as Jamie Lannister

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Peter Dinklage, as Tyrion Lannister

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Carice van Houten, as Melisandre – “The Long Night”

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Diana Rigg, as Lady Olenna Tyrell – “The Queen’ Justice”

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – Tim Porter, ACE, Editor – “The Long Night”

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – Crispin Green, Editor – “Winterfell”

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES – “The Long Night” – Kevin Alexander, Department Head hairstylist | Candice banks, Key Hairstylist | Nicola Mount, Hairstylist | Rosalia Culora, Hairstylist

OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA WITHIN A SCRIPTED PROGRAM – “Fight for the Living: Beyond The Wall Virtual Reality Experience” – HBO | AT&T

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (ONE HOUR) – “The Long Night”  – Tim Kimmel, MPSE, Sound supervisor | Tim Hands, Supervising ADR Editor | Paula Fairfield, Sound Designer | Bradley C. Katona, MPSE, Sound Effects Editor | Paul Bercovitvh, Supervising Dialogue Editor | John Matter, Dialogue Editor | David Klotz, Music Editor | Brett Voss, Foley Editor | Jeffrey Wilhoit, Foley Artist | Dylan Tuomy, Willhoit, Foley Artist

OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE DESIGN – Angus Wall, Creative Director | Kirk Shintani, Art Director | Shahana Khan, Lead Compositor | Ian Ruhfass, 3D Lead | Rustam Hasanov, Lead Conceptual Designer

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (ONE HOUR) – “The Long Night” – Onnalee Blank, Re-recording Mixer | Mathew Waters, CAS, Re-recording Mixer | Simon Kerr, Production Mixer | Danny Crowley, Production Mixer | Ronan Hill, Production Mixer

OUSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS – “The Bells” – Joe Bauer, Lead Visiual Effects Supervisor | Steve Kullback, Lead Visual Effects Producer | Adam Chazen, Visial Effects Associate Producer | Sam Conway, Special Effects Supervisor | Mohsen Mousavi, Visual Effects Supervisor | Martin Hill, Visual Effects Supervisor | Ted Rae, Visual Effects Plate Supervisor | Patrick Tiberius Gehlen, Previs Lead | Thomas Schelesny, Visual Effects and Animation Supervisor

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD OR FANTASY PROGRAM (ONE HOUR OR MORE) – “The Bells” – Deborah Riley, Production Designer | Paul Ghirardani, Art Director | Rob Cameron, Set Decorator

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – Nina Gold, Casting by | Robert Sterne, Casting by | Carla Stronge, Location Casting

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (ONE HOUR) – “The Iron Throne” – Jonathan Freeman, ASC, Director of Photography

OUTSTANDING FANTASY/SCI-FI COSTUMES – “The Bells” – Michele Clapton, Costume Designer | Emma O’Loughlin, Assistant Costume Designer | Kate O’Farrell, Costume Supervisor

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “The Iron Throne” – David Benioff, Directed by | D.B. Weiss, Directed by

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “The Last Of The Starks” – David Nutter, Directed by

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “The Long Night” – Miguel Sapochnik, Directed by

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES – “The Iron Throne” – Katie Weiland, ACE, Editor

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (NON-PROSTHETIC) “The Long Night” – Jane Walker, Department Head Makeup Artist | KayBilk, Makeup Artist | Marianna Kyriacou, Makeup Artist | Nicola Matthews, Makeup Artist | Pamela Smyth, Makeup Artist

OUTSTANDING PROSTHETIC MAKEUP FOR A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL – Emma Faulkes, Special Makeup Effects Artist | Paul Spateri, Special Makeup Effects Artist | Chloe Muton-Phillips, Special Makeup Effects Artist | Duncan Jarman, Special Makeup Effects Artist | Patt Foad, Special Makeup Effects Artist | John Eldred-Tooby, Special Makeup Effects Artist | Barrie Gower, Prosthetic Designer | Sarah Gower, Prosthetic Designer

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE) – “The Long Night” – Rowley Djawadi, Music by

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A DRAMA SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE – Rowley Irlam, Stunt Coordinator

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES  – “The Iron Throne” – David Benioff, Written by | D.B. Weiss., Written by

GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A DOCUMENTARY SERIES OR SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE) – Hannah Peel, music by

For the full list of nominees, visit https://www.emmys.com

The 71st Emmy Awards, will air live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday 22nd September (8:00-11:00 PM ET live/5:00-8:00 PM PT live) on FOX.

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