ALUMNI AWARDS and HONORS

 

2017–2018

59TH ARIEL AWARDS

YOU'RE KILLING ME SUSANA
Roberto Sneider (AFI Class of 1988), Director/Writer/Producer
Luis Cámara (AFI Class of 1994), Writer
Best Picture (Nominee)
Best Director (Nominee)
Best Adapted Screenplay (Nominee)

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Antonio Calvache (AFI Class of 1992), Cinematographer

 

2017 DIRECTORS GUILD OF CANADA (DGC) AWARDS

(Winners announced on October 28, 2017)

THE BLACKCOAT'S DAUGHTER
Richard Harkness (AFI Class of 1985), Sound Editor
Best Sound Editing – Feature Film (Nominee)

 

69TH LOS ANGELES AREA EMMY® AWARDS

THANK YOU KOBE
Mark Walton (AFI Class of 1984), Editor
Sports Feature (Nominee)

 

69TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS

(Winners announced on September 17, 2017)

THE AMAZING RACE: "Bucket List Type Stuff"
Petr Cikhart (AFI Class of 2012), Cinematographer
Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program (Nominee)

CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL 2017
Scott Kaye (AFI Class of 1979), Camera
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Nominee)

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Outstanding Variety Special (Nominee)

FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN
Michael Zam (AFI Class of 1985), Producer/Writer (Creator)
Outstanding Limited Series (Nominee)

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Adam Penn (AFI Class of 2003), Editor
Outstanding Limited Series (Nominee)

FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN: "Pilot"
Michael Zam (AFI Class of 1985), Written by
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Nominee)

HOMELAND: "America First"
Lesli Linka Glatter (AFI DWW, Class of 1982), Director
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Nominee)

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER: "Go Cry Somewhere Else"
Cicely Tyson (AFI DWW, Class of 1977), Cast
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Nominee)

MOZART IN THE JUNGLE: "Now I Will Sing"
Tobias Datum (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour) (Nominee)

THE MR. ROBOT VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE
Sam Esmail (AFI Class of 2004), Executive Producer
Steve Golin (AFI Class of 1981), Executive Producer
Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within a Scripted Program (Nominee)

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS: UNITED STATES OF ARTS
Jeffrey Elmont (AFI Class of 2008), Producer
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series (Nominee)

THE NIGHT OF: "Ordinary Death"
Frederick Elmes (AFI Class of 1972), Cinematographer
Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie (Nominee)

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Robert Elswit (AFI Class of 1977), Cinematographer
Jay Cassidy (AFI Class of 1976), Editor
Julie Robinson (AFI DWW, Class of 1987), Additional Script Supervisor
Outstanding Limited Series (Nominee)

THE NIGHT OF: "The Beach"
Jay Cassidy (AFI Class of 1976), Editor
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie (Nominee)

O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA: "Part 4"
Nick Higgins (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer
Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program (Nominee)

SILICON VALLEY: "Success Failure"
Tim Suhrstedt (AFI Class of 1976), Cinematographer
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour) (Nominee)

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Charlie McDowell (AFI Class of 2006), Director
John W. Rutland (AFI Class of 2007), Cinematographer: Second Unit
Outstanding Comedy Series (Nominee)

SOUTH PARK
Anne Garefino (AFI Class of 1988), Executive Producer
Outstanding Animated Program (Nominee)

THE VOICE
Lee Metzger (AFI Class of 2000), Executive Producer
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program (Nominee)

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John M. Larson (AFI Class of 2001), Supervising Editor
John Homesley (AFI Class of 2000), Editor
Guido Frenzel (AFI Class of 1994), Camera
Scott Kaye (AFI Class of 1979), Camera
Melcher Fabi (AFI Class of 2004), Casting Assistant

THE VOICE: "Live Finale (Part 2)"
Guido Frenzel (AFI Class of 1994), Camera
Scott Kaye (AFI Class of 1979), Camera
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series (Nominee)

WESTWORLD: "The Bicameral Mind"
Andrew Seklir (AFI Class of 1994), Editor
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series (Nominee)

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BETTER CALL SAUL
John Shiban (AFI Class of 1989), Director
John Mullin (AFI Class of 2006), Assistant Editor
Mike Roey (AFI Class of 1998), In-House Producer
Outstanding Drama Series (Nominee)

BIG LITTLE LIES
Robert E. Arnold (AFI Class of 2011), Steadicam Operator/Cinematographer: Visual Effects
Outstanding Limited Series (Nominee)

BLACK-ISH
Jude Weng (AFI DWW, Class of 1998), Director
Rob Sweeney (AFI Class of 1984), Cinematographer
Outstanding Comedy Series (Nominee)

DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE
Maysie Hoy (AFI DWW, Class of 2007), Editor
Outstanding Television Movie (Nominee)

FARGO
Erik Holmberg (AFI TVW, Class of 1988), Producer
Andrew Seklir (AFI Class of 1994), Editor
Outstanding Limited Series (Nominee)

HOUSE OF CARDS
Katy Skjerping (AFI Class of 2008), Editor
Byron Smith (AFI Class of 2002), Editor
Benjamin K. Cox (AFI Class of 2014), Set Designer
Outstanding Drama Series (Nominee)

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
Dan Adlerstein (AFI Class of 2009), Additional Photography
Outstanding Variety Talk Series (Nominee)

LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE AFTERMATH
Terri Breed (AFI Class of 1999), Editor
Gavin Heffernan (AFI Class of 2006), Time-lapse Photography
Mike Parry (AFI Class of 2003), Camera Operator
Outstanding Information Series or Special (Nominee)

MASTER OF NONE
Melina Matsoukas (AFI Class of 2005), Director
Outstanding Comedy Series (Nominee)

SARAH SILVERMAN: A SPECK OF DUST
Seamus Tierney (AFI Class of 2004), Cinematographer
Sherri Kauk (AFI Class of 2007), Camera Operator
Jeff Samuelson (AFI Class of 2004), Camera Operator
Outstanding Variety Special (Nominee)

THIS IS US
Uta Briesewitz (AFI Class of 1994), Director
Bjørn T. Myrholt (AFI Class of 2000), Editor
Outstanding Drama Series (Nominee)

TOP CHEF
Paul Starkman (AFI Class of 1984), Director
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program (Nominee)

VEEP
Steven Rasch (AFI Class of 1988), Editor
Allison Jones (AFI Class of 1981), Casting Director
Nick Sinnott (AFI Class of 2009), Tracking Artist
Aaron Bowen (AFI Class of 2001), First Assistant Camera
Outstanding Comedy Series (Nominee)

WESTWORLD
Andrew Seklir (AFI Class of 1994), Editor
Joseph D. Urbanczyk (AFI Class of 1981), Additional Camera Operator
Anna Hauger (AFI Class of 2009), Assistant Editor
John Mullin (AFI Class of 2006), Assistant Editor
Yuri Elvin (AFI Class of 1998), Assistant Property Master
Outstanding Drama Series (Nominee)

 

21ST ICG EMERGING CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARDS

LA SIRENA
Kristen Correll (AFI Class of 2016), Second Assistant Camera
Honoree

WILL WILSON
Jeff Powers (AFI Class of 2009), Operator
Honoree

 

33RD TELEVISION CRITICS ASSOCIATION (TCA) AWARDS

FARGO
Erik Holmberg (AFI TVW, Class of 1988), Producer
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials (Nominee)

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Andrew Seklir (AFI Class of 1994), Editor

FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN
Michael Zam (AFI Class of 1985), Producer/Writer (Creator)
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials (Nominee)

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Adam Penn (AFI Class of 2003), Editor

THE LEFTOVERS
Mimi Leder (AFI Class of 1973), Executive Producer/Director
Jacqueline Hoyt (AFI Class of 2002), Co-Executive Producer
Program of the Year (Nominee)

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Carl Franklin (AFI Class of 1986), Director
Michael Grady (AFI Class of 1993), Cinematographer


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THE AMERICANS
Alex Nepomniaschy (AFI Class of 1982), Cinematographer
Daniel A. Valverde (AFI Class of 1988), Editor
Outstanding Achievement in Drama (Nominee)

BETTER CALL SAUL
John Shiban (AFI Class of 1989), Director
John Mullin (AFI Class of 2006), Assistant Editor
Mike Roey (AFI Class of 1998), In-House Producer
Outstanding Achievement in Drama (Nominee)

BIG LITTLE LIES
Robert E. Arnold (AFI Class of 2011), Steadicam Operator/Cinematographer: Visual Effects
Program of the Year (Nominee)
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials (Winner)

BLACK-ISH
Jude Weng (AFI DWW, Class of 1998), Director
Rob Sweeney (AFI Class of 1984), Cinematographer
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy (Nominee)

DOC MCSTUFFINS
Kent Redeker (AFI Class of 1995), Writer
Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming (Nominee)

GILMORE GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE
Alex Nepomniaschy (AFI Class of 1982), Cinematographer
Nick Sinnott (AFI Class of 2009), Tracking Artist
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials (Nominee)

THE GOOD PLACE
Allison Jones (AFI Class of 1981), Casting Director
Erin Magill (AFI Class of 2012), Assistant Art Director
Aaron Bowen (AFI Class of 2001), First Assistant Camera: "C" Camera
Outstanding New Program (Nominee)
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy (Nominee)

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
Dan Adlerstein (AFI Class of 2009), Additional Photography
Outstanding Achievement in News and Information (Nominee)

LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE AFTERMATH
Terri Breed (AFI Class of 1999), Editor
Gavin Heffernan (AFI Class of 2006), Time-lapse Photography
Mike Parry (AFI Class of 2003), Camera Operator
Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming (Winner)

MASTER OF NONE
Melina Matsoukas (AFI Class of 2005), Director
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy (Nominee)

THE NIGHT OF
Frederick Elmes (AFI Class of 1972), Cinematographer
Robert Elswit (AFI Class of 1977), Cinematographer
Jay Cassidy (AFI Class of 1976), Editor
Julie Robinson (AFI DWW, Class of 1987), Additional Script Supervisor
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials (Nominee)

O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA
Nick Higgins (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer
Outstanding Achievement in News and Information (Winner)

SPEECHLESS
Patrick McGinley (AFI Class of 2002), Camera Operator
Kyla Plewes (AFI Class of 2012), Assistant Editor
Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming (Winner)

THIS IS US
Uta Briesewitz (AFI Class of 1994), Director
Bjørn T. Myrholt (AFI Class of 2000), Editor
Program of the Year (Nominee)
Outstanding New Program (Winner)
Outstanding Achievement in Drama (Nominee)

VEEP
Steven Rasch (AFI Class of 1988), Editor
Allison Jones (AFI Class of 1981), Casting Director
Nick Sinnott (AFI Class of 2009), Tracking Artist
Aaron Bowen (AFI Class of 2001), First Assistant Camera
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy (Nominee)

 


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