NYU Tisch Alumni Make Strong Showing in Creative Emmy Awards


Eight alumni from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts received Creative Emmy Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a ceremony held September 15. Tisch alumni were recognized for excellence in seven categories, including Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (David Javerbaum, ’95, 66th Annual Tony Awards), Outstanding Cinematography for Non-fiction Programming (Todd Liebler, ’85, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown), and Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series (Julie Schubert, ’02, House of Cards).

Tisch Alums Win 8 Creative Emmy Awards
Julie Schubert, CSA, (BFA, "02), was one of eight Tisch alumni to receive a 2013 Creative Emmy Award. Schubert was honored for Outstanding Casting in a Drama Series for Netflix's House of Cards.

Eight alumni from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts received Creative Emmy Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a ceremony held September 15. Tisch alumni were recognized for excellence in seven categories, including Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (David Javerbaum, ’95, 66th Annual Tony Awards), Outstanding Cinematography for Non-fiction Programming (Todd Liebler, ’85, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown), and Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series (Julie Schubert, ’02, House of Cards).

The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, traditionally held the weekend before the live Primetime Emmys telecast, are dedicated to key technical disciplines and behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production, among them art direction, cinematography, hairstyling, makeup, music, picture editing, sound editing and mixing, special visual effects and stunts.

The full list of Tisch winners include:

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
House of Cards, Netflix
Julie Schubert, CSA ’02 (BFA, Drama)

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Behind the Candelabra, HBO
Jamie Kelman ’95 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV)

Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
66th Annual Tony Awards, “If I Had Time,” CBS
David Javerbaum ’95 (MFA, Musical Theatre Writing)

Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, “Myanmar,” CNN
Todd Liebler ’85 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV)

Outstanding Informational Series or Special
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, CNN
Christopher Collins ’92 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV)

Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Children’s Hospital, Cartoon Network
Jonathan Stern ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV)
David Wain ’91 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV)

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
66th Annual Tony Awards, CBS
Shaun Harkins ’81 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV)

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, emceed by Neil Patrick Harris, will be held Sunday, September 22.


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