Game of Thrones garners 13 Emmy nominations!
The 2011 Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning and Game of Thrones was nominated 13 times! The biggest of which was being nominated for Outstanding Drama Series. Also Peter Dinklage was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
The rest of the nominations came in the technical categories and include nominations for costumes, hair styling, makeup (both prosthetic and non-prosthetic), stunts, visual effects, sound editing, and casting. The fabulous opening credit sequence was nominated for Outstanding Main Title Design. While Tim Van Patten scored a directing nom for the pilot episode and David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were nominated for best writing for episode nine.
A breakdown of Thrones‘ nominations after the break. The full list of 2011 Emmy nominees can be found here. The winners will be announced on September 18th.
Best Drama Series: Game of Thrones
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
Writing in a Drama Series: David Benioff and Dan Weiss for “Baelor”
Direction in a Single-Camera Series: Timothy van Patten for “Winter is Coming”
Casting in a Drama Series: Nina Gold and Robert Sterne
Costumes for a Drama Series: Michelle Clapton and Rachael Webb-Crozier for “The Pointy End”
Hairstyling in a Single-Camera Series: Kevin Alexander and Candice Banks for “A Golden Crown”
Main Title Design: Angus Wall, Robert Feng, Kirk H. Shintani, and Hameed Shaukat
Non-prosthetic Makeup in a Single-Camera Series: Paul Engelen and Melissa Lackersteen for “Winter is Coming”
Prosethtic Makeup in a Series: Paul Engelen and Conor O’Sullivan for “A Golden Crown”
Sound Editing for a Series: Stefan Hendrix, Tim Hands, Michelle McCormack, Steve Fanagan, Andy Kennedy, Jon Stevenson, Robin Whittaker, Caoimhe Doyle, and Eoghan McDonnell
Special Visual effects for a Series: Adam McInnes, Angela Barson, Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor, Raf Morant, Henry Badgett, Damien Mace, Stuart Brisdon, and Graham Hills