The 2019 Primetime Emmy Nominations

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The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards have recently released the full list of nominations for their 71st awards show. NYWIFT is happy to share that a number of our members have been nominated in a variety of categories this year!

The ceremony will air on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at 8pm on FOX. There are 16 NYWIFT members nominated in 14 different categories this year – some of whom have received multiple nominations!

We would also like to congratulate our 2019 Designing Women Honorees – the design team of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel who are nominated for Outstanding Period Costumes, as well as Michele Clapton, the costume designer of Game of Thrones who is nominated for Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes! 

The nominations below are sorted by category.

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period

Image result for the marvelous mrs maiselThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Set Decorator: NYWIFT Member Ellen Christiansen

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

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Casting by: NYWIFT Member Alexa L. Fogel


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Casting by: NYWIFT Member Alexa L. Fogel

Outstanding Period Costumes

Image result for fosse verdon life is a cabaretFosse/Verdon – Life is a Cabaret
Costume Designer: NYWIFT Member Melissa Toth

Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Non-fiction Program

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Directed by: 
NYWIFT Member Julie Cohen
NYWIFT Member Betsy West

Outstanding Children’s Program

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Produced by: NYWIFT Member Amy Schatz

Outstanding Documentary or Non-fiction Special

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Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Amy Entelis

Outstanding Documentary or Non-fiction Series

Image result for hostile planetHostile Planet
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Martha Holmes

Outstanding Informational Series or Special

Image result for anthony bourdain parts unknownAnthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Lydia Tenaglia

Image result for my next guest needs no introduction with david lettermanMy Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Lydia Tenaglia

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

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Produced by: NYWIFT Member Julie Cohen
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Amy Entelis

Image result for three identical strangersThree Identical Strangers
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Amy Entelis

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

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Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Lydia Tenaglia

Image result for united shades of americaUnited Shades of America
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Amy Entelis

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Non-fiction Program (Single or Multi Camera)

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Sound Supervisor: NYWIFT Member Deborah Wallach

Outstanding Limited Series

Image result for when they see us posterWhen They See Us
Executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Jane Rosenthal
Co-executive Producer: NYWIFT Member Amy Kaufman

Outstanding Commercial

Image result for point of view sandy hook promisePoint of View – Sandy Hook Promise
Managing Director/Partner: NYWIFT Member Gloria Pitagorsky
VFX Producer: NYWIFT Member Tina Chen

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Image result for at home with amy sedarisAt Home with Amy Sedaris
Co-Produced by: NYWIFT Member Katie Tibaldi


We are very excited to celebrate the achievements of each of these individuals and wish them all the best at the 71st Emmy’s Ceremony! Congratulations all!

View the full list of nominations.