2016 Emmy Nominees and Winners Announced!

The 2016 Emmy Nominations have been released. We are honored to share with you a list of Columbia alumni who are up for awards this year. The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, September 18 on ABC.
Winners noted below. 

2016 Emmy Nominees

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

Julie Altus ’01

Sound Editor

Gotham (Fox)

 

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

Jeremy B. Beiler, ’04

Writer

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

 

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Nonfiction Program (Single Or Multi-Camera)

Philip Kearny Hooker ’00

Sound Editor

He Named Me Malala (National Geographic Channel)

 

Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program

Mario Panagiotopoulos ’03

Cinematographer

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (HBO)

 

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

W. Kamau Bell, attended Columbia in the 1990s

Executive Producer and Host

United Shades of America (CNN)

 

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special - WINNER

D.V. DeVincentis, attended Columbia in the 1980s

Writer

"Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" episode - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)

 

Outstanding Picture Editing For An Unstructured Reality Program - WINNER

Dan Golding, attended Columbia in the 1990s

Editor

"Accident Waiting to Happen" episode - Project Greenlight (HBO)

 

Outstanding Animated Program

Jay Johnston, attended Columbia in the 1990s

Actor

Bob's Burgers (Fox)

 

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series - WINNER 

Laura Ricciardi, attended Columbia in the 1990s

Executive Producer

Making a Murderer (Netflix)

 

Outstanding Writing For A Nonfiction Program

Laura Ricciardi, attended Columbia in the 1990s

Writer

 "Eighteen Years Lost" episode - Making A Murderer (Netflix)

 

Outstanding Directing For A Nonfiction Program

Laura Ricciardi, attended Columbia in the 1990s

Director

"Fighting For Their Lives" episode - Making A Murderer (Netflix)

 

 

Alumni associated with 2016 Emmy Nominated Projects

Outstanding Television Movie

Len Amato ’75, HDR ’15

President of HBO Films and Columbia College Chicago Trustee

All The Way (HBO Films)

 

Outstanding Television Movie

Len Amato ’75, HDR ’15

President of HBO Films and Columbia College Chicago Trustee

Confirmation (HBO Films)

 

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

Len Amato ’75, HDR ’15

Cast Member, President of HBO Films and Columbia College Chicago Trustee

Project Greenlight (HBO)

 

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Aidy Bryant ’09

Cast Member

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

 

Outstanding Comedy Series

Lena Waithe ’06

Cast Member

Master of None (Netflix)

 

Outstanding Drama Series - WINNER 

Annick Wolkan ’05

Associate Producer

Game of Thrones (HBO)

 

 

Other

Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics - WINNER 

Diane Warren HDR ’16

"Till it Happens to You" - The Hunting Ground (Documentary)

 

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

Jane Lynch HDR ’16

Hollywood Game Night (NBC)

 

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Ashley Nicole Black, Former Theatre Faculty Member

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)

 

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, September 18 on ABC.

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