Nominations were announced this morning for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, covering the eligibility period of June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2011. Congratulations to all the nominees!

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series

Boardwalk Empire • Boardwalk Empire (Pilot)
HBO • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Justin Ball, Visual Effects Supervisor
Paul Graff, Visual Effects Supervisor
David Taritero, Visual Effects Producer
Richard Friedlander, Visual Effects Producer
Robert Stromberg, Visual Effects Designer
Steve Kirshoff, Special Effects Coordinator
J. John Corbett, Lead Compositor
Brian Sales, Lead Compositor
Ah Dee, Lead Compositor

The Borgias • The Poisoned Chalice/The Assassin
Showtime • Showtime Presents in association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films
Bob Munroe, Lead Visual Effects Supervisor
Doug Campbell, Visual Effects Supervisor
Bill Halliday, Visual Effects Producer
Juan Jesus Garcia, Visual Effects Art Director
Luke Groves, Visual Effects Technical Producer
Seth Martiniuk, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Blair Tennessy, CGI Supervisor

Game Of Thrones • Fire And Blood
HBO • Bighead, Littlehead, 360 Television, Grok and Generator Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Adam McInnes, Lead Visual Effects Supervisor
Angela Barson, 2nd Lead Visual Effects Supervisor & Visual Effects Supervisor
Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor, Lead Visual Effects Producer
Raf Morant, CGI Supervisor
Henry Badgett, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Damien Mace, Lead Matte Artist
Stuart Brisdon, Special Effects Supervisor
Graham Hills, Special Effects Supervisor

Stargate Universe • Awakening
Syfy • MGM Television
Mark David Savela, Visual Effects Supervisor
Krista McLean, Digital Effects Supervisor
Craig VandenBiggelaar, Digital Effects Supervisor
Adam de Bosch Kemper, Lead Animator
Erica Henderson, Lead Compositor
Michael Lowes, Lead 3D Artists
Wes Sargent, Key 3D Artist
Luke Vallee, Key Visual Effects Compositor
Kodie MacKenzie, Key Visual Effects Compositor

The Walking Dead • Days Gone Bye
AMC • AMC Productions
Sam Nicholson, Lead Visual Effects Supervisor
Jason Sperling, Visual Effects Supervisor
Kent Johnson, Visual Effects Producer
Kristin Johnson, Lead Matte Artist
Christopher Martin, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Michael Enriquez, Lead Model Maker
Anthony Ocampo, Lead Visual Effects Animator
Michael Cook, Lead CGI Artist
Gregory Nicotero, Lead Special Effects Artist

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

Gettysburg • HISTORY
Produced by ScottFree Productions in association with Herzog & Company for HISTORY
Kent Johnson, Visual Effects Supervisor
J. David Everhart, Visual Effects Producer
Mike Yip, Lead Visual Effects Animator
Jon Rhinehardt, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Jason Korber, Visual Effects Compositor
Jared Jones, Visual Effects Compositor
Ethan Summers, Lead Model Maker
Brent Steinberg, CGI Artist
Max Poolman, Special Effects Supervisor

Mildred Pierce • Part Five
HBO • A Killer Films/John Wells Production in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and HBO Miniseries
Lesley Robson-Foster, Visual Effects Supervisor
John Bair, Visual Effects Supervisor
Renuka Ballal, Visual Effects Producer
Nathan Meier, CGI Artist
Constance Conrad, Compositor
Marci Ichimura, Compositor
Josephine Noh, Compositor
Aaron Raff, Compositor
Scott Winston, Compositor

The Pillars Of The Earth • Witchcraft
Starz • Tandem Communications and Muse Entertainment in association with Scott Free Films
Viktor Muller, Visual Effects Supervisor
Vit Komrzy, Visual Effects Producer
Paul Stephenson, Special Effects Supervisor

Sherlock: A Study In Pink (Masterpiece)
PBS • A Hartswood Films production for BBC cymru wales, co-produced with Masterpiece
James Etherington, Visual Effects Supervisor

Outstanding Commercial

Baby • McDonald's
TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, Ad Agency MJZ, Production Company

Baby Driver • Subaru
Carmichael Lynch, Ad Agency RSA Films, Production Company

Born Of Fire • Chrysler 200
Wieden+Kennedy, Ad Agency
Serial Pictures, Production Company

Conan • American Express
Ogilvy New York, Ad Agency Hungry Man, Production Company

Polar Bear • Nissan LEAF
TBWA\Chiat\Day, Ad Agency Epoch Films, Production Company

Questions • Old Spice Body Wash
Wieden+Kennedy, Ad Agency MJZ, Production Company

Outstanding Main Title Design

Any Human Heart (Masterpiece)
PBS • A Carnival/Channel 4/Masterpiece co-production
Paul McDonnell, Designer
Hugo Moss, Art Director
Justin Lowings, Animator

Boardwalk Empire
HBO • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Karin Fong, Designer/Director
Michelle Dougherty, Designer/Director
Lauren Hartstone, Designer/Art Director
Cara McKenney, Producer/Art Director

Game Of Thrones
HBO • Bighead, Littlehead, 360 Television, Grok and Generator Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Angus Wall, Creative Director
Robert Feng, Art Director
Kirk H. Shintani, Animator
Hameed Shaukat, Designer

Rubicon
AMC • Warner Horizon Television
Karin Fong, Creative Director
Jeremy Cox, Designer/Animator
Theodore Daley, Designer
Cara McKenney, Producer/Art Director

Too Big To Fail
HBO • A Spring Creek and A Deuce Three Production in association with HBO Films
Michael Riley, Creative Director
Bob Swenson, Creative Lead
Adam Bluming, Editor
Cory Shaw, Designer/Animator

A complete list of all the nominees can be found at: Interactive Emmy Site or PDF list.

Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch will host the Awards.

Key Dates:

September 10: The Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (aired at a later date on the E! Network.)

September 18: The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE (live on FOX Television.)


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