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2020 Emmy Winner Update

Over the course of four nights of "virtual presentations" for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, the following winners were announced in five categories, with the final Emmy to be awarded on Sept. 19.

ASC Staff

At top (clockwise from top left): Life Below Zero, The Ranch, Watchmen and The Mandalorian.

ASC members Gary BaumPaul CameronJeff CronenwethGreig FraserJonathan FreemanAdriano GoldmanXavier Perez GrobetPatti LeeErik MesserschmidtGregory MiddletonDonald A. Morgan, M. David MullenArmando Salas and John Simmons earned 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy nominations for their expert camerawork, as announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on July 28



Over the course of four nights (Sept. 14-17) of online “virtual presentations” for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards — mandated by safe social-distancing practices — the following winners were announced in five categories:


Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series
The Ranch • “It Ain't My Fault” • Netflix  
Donald A. Morgan, ASC


Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour)
The Mandalorian • “Chapter 7: The Reckoning” • Disney+
Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS; Baz Idoine


Outstanding Cinematography For A Limited Series Or Movie
Watchmen • “This Extraordinary Being” • HBO
Gregory Middleton, ASC, CSC


Outstanding Cinematography For A Reality Program
Life Below Zero • “The New World” • National Geographic
Michael Cheeseman, Danny Day, Dwayne Fowler 


Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program
The Cave • National Geographic
Muhammed Khair Al Shami, Ammar Suleiman, Mohammed Eyad


The winner in the sixth Creative Arts Emmy category — Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (One Hour) — will be presented on Saturday, Sept. 19, and televised on FXX at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.


And the nominees are:


The Crown • “Aberfan” • Netflix
Adriano Goldman, ASC, BSC, ABC


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel • “It's Comedy Or Cabbage” • Prime Video

M. David Mullen, ASC


Mindhunter • “Episode 6” • Netflix 

Erik Messerschmidt, ASC


Ozark • “Boss Fight” • Netflix

Armando Salas, ASC


Ozark • “Civil Union” • Netflix

Ben Kutchins 


Tales From The Loop • “Loop” • Prime Video

Jeff Cronenweth, ASC


Westworld • “Parce Domine” • HBO

Paul Cameron, ASC 


In the category of Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series, Alik Sakharov, ASC earned a nomination for the Ozark episode “Fire Pink,” while Andrij Parekh, ASC earned a nomination for the Succession episode “Hunting.” The winner will be announced on Sept. 20 during the 72nd Emmy Awards, which will be broadcast at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT, on ABC.


You'll find the complete list of nominees in all cinematography categories here, with a link through to all nominees in every Emmy category.





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