Game of Thrones

HBO's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' TV Show


Emmy Nomination Submissions

The Emmy nomination ballots have been published for the nominating voters to make use of. These ballots contain the submissions from various shows and networks for awards, and the nominating ballots will narrow that list down to the final nominees. Naturally, Game of Thrones shows up quite a bit! See our summary of the series’ submissions below.

  • Art direction: “Winter is Coming”, “A Golden Crown”, and “Fire and Blood
  • Casting
  • Cinematography for a Multi-camera Series: “Winter is Coming” by Alik Sakharov, “Lord Snow” by Marco Pontecorvo, “The Pointy End” by Matthew Jensen
  • Costumes:  “The Pointy End
  • Directing: “Winter is Coming” by Tim Van Patten, “A Golden Crown” by Daniel Minahan, “Baelor” by Alan Taylor
  • Editing:  “Winter is Coming” by Oral Norrie Ottey, “A Golden Crown” by Marty Nicholson, “Baelor” by Francesca Parker
  • Hairstyling: “A Golden Crown” by Kevin Alexander and Candice Banks. Description: “With a speaking cast of 160+ actors, we had to create 2 fantasy kingdoms and a further ethnic race. We colored the hair of 95% of the actors ourselves to keep continuity as we were shooting in 2 countries simultaneously and running a further splinter unit! All other cast either wore wigs or hairpieces created for them. This included 2 characters w/platinum hair that required the hair team to apply bald caps under their wigs.”
  • Makeup (Non-Prosthetic):  “Winter is Coming” by Paul Engelen and Melissa Lackersteen. Description: “Numerous demands and challenges were demanded on the production. 60 speaking roles/characters all of which had specific looks. Considerable numbers of facial hair, with ‘doubles’ working on numerous shooting units. Several characters with facial scarring/burns. Achieved essentially with ‘3rd Degree’ material. Extensive Ethnic Body Painting on Dothraki People for several sequences.”
  • Makeup (Prosthetic): “A Golden Crown” by Paul Engelen and Conor O’Sullivan. Description: “‘The Hound’: extensive pre-formed piece, created using ‘3rd Degree’ silicone, applied to actor’s scalp and forehead. ‘Wilding’: throat / neck section made from silicone, applied. Piece exposed inner lining of ‘throat’ and tubed to show coarsing blood. ‘Viserys’: gold crown made from silicone and coloured gold. Pearls of silicone ‘gold’ were then applied to actor’s face, and then painted to give the impression that the molten gold had settled into the skin and burned through.”
  • Main Title Design
  • Drama Lead Actor: Sean Bean
  • Drama Lead Actress: Lena Headey
  • Drama Supporting Actor: Mark Addy, Peter Dinklage, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Aiden Gillen, Kit Harington, and Jason Momoa
  • Drama Supporting Actress: Emilia Clarke and Michelle Fairley
  • Best Drama
  • Sound Editing: “A Golden Crown
  • Sound Mixing: “A Golden Crown
  • Stunts: “Baelor
  • Writing: “Baelor” by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Good luck to all the nominees! We’ll learn which of them make it to the final ballot on July 14th (at a very precise 5:35 PDT, no less).