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[07/17/08 - 01:25 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Scores Its Most Ever Emmy Nominations Including Best Miniseries for 'Tin Man'
With its nine nominations, "Tin Man" is now SCI FI's most nominated original program for a single year.

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI CHANNEL SCORES ITS MOST EVER EMMY NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST MINISERIES FOR 'TIN MAN'

SCI FI CHANNEL SCORES ITS MOST EVER EMMY NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST MINISERIES FOR 'TIN MAN'

'Battlestar Galactica' Recognized for Outstanding Writing, Cinematography & Special VFX

'Tin Man' Receives Most Emmy Noms for a SCI FI Original

New York, NY � July 17, 2008 � The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized SCI FI for its breadth of outstanding programming with 16 Emmy nominations � the most nominations the Channel has received in a single year. The impressive haul includes 9 nominations for 2007's highest-rated miniseries, Tin Man, and 6 nods for critical favorite Battlestar Galactica. With its 9 nominations, Tin Man is now SCI FI's most nominated original program for a single year.

In a season where cable programming made a huge showing in nearly all categories, SCI FI received the 4th highest number of nominations in cable behind only HBO (85), Showtime (21) and AMC (20).

Tin Man, produced by RHI Entertainment and SCI FI, was honored with a nomination for Outstanding Miniseries. The epic re-imagining of the classic "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" broke Channel records when it premiered on December 2, 2007 becoming the most watched program in SCI FI's history. Its 9 nominations include:

Outstanding Miniseries
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Allan Lee, Editor

Outstanding Art Direction For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Michael Joy, Production Designer
Paulo Venturi, Art Director
Mark Lane, Set Decorator

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Lee Wilson, Visual Effects Supervisor
Lisa Sepp-Wilson, Visual Effects Producer
S�bastien Bergeron, Digital Effects Supervisor
Todd Liddiard, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Philippe Thibault, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Les Quinn, CGI Supervisor
Mike Goddard, Lead CGI Artist
Ken Lee, Lead CGI Artist
Andrew Domachowski, Lead CGI Artist

Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Tin Man � Night 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Angus Strathie, Costume Designer
Sandi Blackie, Costume Supervisor

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Anji Bemben, Department Head Hairstylist
Linda Jones, Key Hairstylist

Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Lisa Love, Department Head Makeup Artist

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Anke Bakker, Supervising Sound Editor
Brian Campbell, Dialogue Editor
Kris Fenske, Sound Designer
James Fonnyadt, Sound Designer
Devan Kraushar, Sound Designer
Steve Smith, Sound Designer
Matthew Wilson, Sound Effects Editor
Ken Cade, Sound Effects Editor
Jay Cheetham, Background Effects Editor
Cam Wagner, Foley Artist
Shane Shemko, Foley Artist
Rich Walters, Music Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Eric Lamontagne, Production Mixer
Paul Sharpe, Head Re-Recording Mixer (Dialogue and Music)
Iain Pattison, Re-Recording Mixer
Graeme Hughes, Re-Recording Mixer

Battlestar Galactica, one of television's most critically praised drama series, garnered recognition in six categories:

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � Six Of One � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Michael Angeli

Outstanding Cinematography For A One-Hour Series
Battlestar Galactica � Razor � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Stephen McNutt, Director of Photography

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � He That Believeth In Me � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Julius Ramsay, Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One-Hour)
Battlestar Galactica � Razor � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Rick Bal, Production Mixer
Michael Olman, C.A.S., Supervising Re-Recording Mixer
Kenneth Kobett, C.A.S., Supervising Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Battlestar Galactica � He That Believeth In Me � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Gary Hutzel, Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael Gibson, Visual Effects Producer
David Takemura, Visual Effects Coordinator
Doug Drexler, CGI Supervisor
Kyle Toucher, CG Artist
Sean Jackson, CG Artist
Pierre Drolet, CG Modeler
Aurore de Blois, Senior Compositor
Derek Ledbetter, Compositor

Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Battlestar Galactica - Razor Featurette #4 � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Ronald D. Moore, Executive Producer
David Eick, Executive Producer
Harvey Frand, Supervising Producer

Stargate Atlantis, which premiered its fifth season on SCI FI last week, was recognized with a nomination for Special Visual Effects.

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Stargate Atlantis � Adrift � Sci Fi Channel � Pegasus III
Mark Savela, Visual Effects Supervisor
Shannon Gurney, Visual Effects Coordinator
Erica Henderson, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Jason Gross, CGI Supervisor
Jamie Yukio Kawano, Lead CGI Artist
Michael Lowes, Lead CGI Artist
Giles Hancock, Lead Matte Artist
Jeremy Kehler, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Daniel Osaki, Lead Model Maker

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com ) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 93 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





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