Congratulations to the 36 alumni who worked on 30 Emmy-nominated Productions for 2019

We are proud to recognize the talented alumni who worked on Emmy-nominated productions for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmys. The Academy has roughly 24,000 voting members who decide on the nominations, and who ultimately select the winners of the prized Emmy statue in September, according to the Television Academy. “As television continues to grow and evolve, the Television Academy has a commitment and obligation to spark creativity, honor innovation, advocate for inclusion and celebrate excellence,” said Frank Scherma, chairman and CEO of the Academy. This year’s Emmys will air on Sunday, September 22.

Join us in celebrating the 36 alumni from The Los Angeles Film School and The Los Angeles Recording School who worked on 30 Emmy-nominated productions for a total of 118 nominations.

Here’s the list of the six alumni who were personally nominated for their work:


Outstanding Short Form Variety Series

Gay of Thrones

Gay of Thrones

Matthew Mazany

Nomination– Outstanding Short form Variety Series
Program– Film (2009)
Position– Co-Executive Producer

Matt Mazany worked as Producer for 38 episodes from 2013 to 2016. He was also the Co-Executive Producer and Executive Producer for several shows last year. Check out his impressive credit list on IMDb.


Outstanding Short Form Variety Series

SNL new cast

Creating Saturday Night Live

Osmany “Oz” Rodriguez

Nomination– Outstanding Short form Variety Series
Program– Film (2004)
Position– Co-Executive Producer

Osmany Rodriguez, better known as Oz, is no stranger to Emmy-nominated shows. This is Oz’s third nomination for Creating Saturday Night Live (2017, 2018 and 2019). In addition, Oz worked on Saturday Night Live as a Segment Director this year. See his full list of credits on IMDb.


Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama

Love Death and Robots

Love, Death & Robots

Jordan Wilby

Nomination-Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation
Program– Sound FX LARS (2004)
Position– Sound FX Editor

For over 10 years, Wilby has worked on several of Marvel’s Netflix series, including Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, The Punisher, and of course, Stranger Things Seasons 1 and 2. Check out Wilby’s impressive credit list on IMDb.


Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

Angelina Faulkner

Nomination-Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama (Half-Hour) and Animation
Program– Recording Arts 2012
Position– Dialogue Editor

This is Angelina Faulkner’s first Emmy nomination. She has worked on popular films like The Hunger Games Mockingjay, Jurrasic World, Lucy and Pitch Perfect 2. To see Angelina’s full credit list, check out her IMDb.


Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program

Survivor

Survivor

Ben Gamble

Nomination-Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program
Program– Film 2002
Position– Camera Operator

This is Ben’s third nomination, all for Survivor (2016 and 2017). He has been on camera for the reality show since 2013, shooting 159 episodes. He has also operated the camera on many other reality shows including The Apprentice in 2008. See Ben’s full credit list on IMDb.


Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Carpool Karaoke

The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special

Joshua Gitersonke

Program– Film 2007
Position– Camera Op

From 2015-2018, Joshua was personally nominated five times for an Emmy. Last year he had two nominations. One for Amazing Race and one for The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018.

He was a camera operator on The Bold and Beautiful in 2018, which received 6 Daytime Emmy nominations that year (and one win).



Here’s a list of Emmy-nominated productions our Alumni worked on:


An Emmy For Megan

An Emmy For Megan

Danny Valentine

Program– Film 2011
Position– Gaffer


Barry

BARRY

Joshua Bramer

Program– Film 2010
Position– Assistant Property Master

Rachel Ferrera

Program– Film 2007
Position– Set Decorator


Bob's Burgers

Bob’s Burgers

Rudy De La Cruz

Program– Animation 2011
Position– Animator

Daniel Earley

Program– Film 2009
Position– Assistant Editor


Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul

Mitchell Gebhard

Program– Film 2006
Position– Boom Operator


Carpool Karaoke

Carpool Karaoke

Robert “Blake” Webster

Program– Film 2004
Position– Director (all 20 episodes in 2019)


Castle Rock

Castle Rock

Austin Harris

Program– Film 2011
Position– Areial Unit


Drunk History

Drunk History

Timberly Matonic

Program– LARS 2007
Position– Set Dresser

Michael Rutkowski

Program– Film 2009
Position– Production Assistant

Terry Watson

Program– Film 2013
Position– Art Department Assistant


Ellen’s Game of Games

Raul Perez

Program– Film 2008
Position– Digital Utility Tech


GLOW

Glow

William Garrett

Program– Film 2008
Position– Lighting Technician


Gotham

Gotham

Magica Roberts

Program– Animation 2011
Position– Lead Environment Artist


How To Get Away with Murder

How to Get Away with Murder

Timberly Matonic

Program– LARS 2007
Position– Set Dresser


Insecure

Insecure

Grant Culwell

Program– Film 2006
Position– Steadicam Operator

Jessyca Harrison

Program– Film 2013
Position– Assistant Camera

Justin Dickson

Program– Film 2008
Position– Gaffer


Killing Eve

Steve Benvenuto

Program– Film 2013
Position– Grip


Nailed It

Jordan Lee

Program– Film 2009
Position– Digital Imaging Technician


Ozark

Ozark

Thomas Robert Pedroza

Program– LARS 2013
Position– Lighting Technician


Pen15

Ruddy Salazar

Program– Recording Arts (2013) & Entertainment Business (2014)
Position– Assistant to producer Pam J.Keller


Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

John Valerio

Program– Film 2002
Position– Editor


Amazing Race

The Amazing Race

Joshua Gitersonke

Program– Film 2007
Position– Director of Photography


The Orville

The Orville

Jon Greasley

Program– LARS 2011
Position– Supervising Sound Editor

Raul Perez

Program– Film 2008
Position– Digital Utility

Marlon Rivas

Program– Animation 2015
Position– Compositor

Magica Roberts

Program– Animation 2011
Position– Lead Environment Artist


The Umbrella Academy

Taylor Byers

Program– Film 2014
Position– Assistant Makeup Artist


The Voice

The Voice

Trever James

Program– Film 2005
Position– Post-Production Supervisor

Jenson Oliver Moon

Program– Film 2007
Position– Senior Supervising Producer


Twilight Zone

Jordan Wilby

Program– LARS (2004)
Position– Sound FX Editor


SNL new cast

Saturday Night Live

Osmany “Oz” Rodriguez

Program– Film (2004)
Position– Segment Director


Star Trek

Star Trek: Discovery

Marlon Rivas

Program– Animation 2015
Position– Compositor


World of Dance

Trever James

Program– Film 2005
Position– Post-Production Supervisor

Luis Wenk-Wolff

Program– Film 2001
Position– Post-Production Manager

Gema Interiano

Program– Film 2009
Position– Segment Producer


Congratulations!

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