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71st Primetime Emmy Nominations


Twenty UCLA TFT alumni and faculty have been nominated for a total of 24 Primetime Emmy Awards this year. The 71st ceremony takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, honoring the best programming from June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019. It will be broadcast on Fox.

MIKE B. ANDERSON, (M.F.A. ’90), supervising producer, The Simpsons, "Mad About the Toy," Fox
Animated Program

STEVEN CANALS, (M.F.A. ’15), co-executive producer, Pose, FX
Drama Series

MARGARET M. DEAN, (M.F.A. ’92), supervising producer, Robot Chicken, "Why is it Wet?" Adult Swim
Short Format Animated Program

AVA DUVERNAY, director, writer, executive producer, When They See Us, Netflix
Limited Series
Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special
Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

ERICK FEFFERMAN, (M.F.A. ’09), editor, Deadwood: The Movie, HBO
Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie

SACHA GERVASI, executive producer, My Dinner With Hervé, HBO
Television Movie

ALEX GIBNEY, producer, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, HBO
Documentary or Nonfiction Special

ALEX GIBNEY, executive producer, Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes, A&E
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

DHANA RIVERA GILBERT, (M.F.A. ’96) co-executive producer, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Prime Video
Comedy Series

ANDREW GOLDBERG, (M.F.A. ’02) executive producer, Big Mouth, "The Planned Parenthood Show," Netflix
Animated Program

REBECCA GUZZI, (M.F.A. ’13), assistant costume designer, American Horror Story: Apocalypse, "Forbidden Fruit," FX
Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes

SILAS HOWARD, (M.F.A. ’10), co-executive producer, Pose, FX
Drama Series

JOHN MATTER, (M.F.A. ’04), dialogue editor, Game of Thrones, "The Long Night," HBO
Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (one hour)

PETER MERRYMAN, (M.F.A. ’01), assistant director, BoJack Horseman, "Free Churro," Netflix
Animated Program

KEVIN MESSICK, (B.A. ’89) executive producer, Succession, HBO
Drama Series

MAUREEN MLYNARCZYK, (M.F.A. ’98), sheet timing, Steven Universe, "Reunited," Cartoon Network
Short Format Animated Program

RON OLSEN, (M.F.A. ’87), set decorator, Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,' ABC
Production Design for a Variety Special

BILLY PORTER, actor, Pose, FX
Lead Actor in a Drama Series

BEN STILLER, director, executive producer, Escape at Dannemora, Showtime
Limited Series
Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

AMY WINFREY (faculty), director, BoJack Horseman, "Free Churro," Netflix
Animated Program

MARK WORTHINGTON (faculty), production designer, The Umbrella Academy, "We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals," Netflix
Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary Program (one hour or more)


Posted: August 9, 2019