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Main Title Design, Commercial Emmy Noms Announced

By Katie Makal

Jul 26, 2004, 14:12

On the morning of July 15, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) chairman and CEO Dick Askin, with Edie Falco ("The Sopranos") and Tony Shalhoub ("Monk"), announced nominations in the top categories for the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood. The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards presentation telecast awarding Emmys in 28 categories before a black-tie audience will be televised by ABC on Sunday, September 19, from the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium. This year's Emmy telecast will be hosted by Garry Shandling, executive produced by Don Mischer and produced by Michael Seligman. Danette Herman is the coordinating producer.

The 59 awards "categories" and "areas" of the Creative Arts Emmys (including the presentations for Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Commercial) will be presented on September 14, also from the Shrine. Following are the 2004 nominees in the categories of Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Commercial.

The full list of nominations is available online.


Outstanding Main Title Design

Outstanding Main Title Design was added to the list of Emmy categories with the 2000 Primetime Emmy Awards.
  • Tim Webber, director of visual effects at Framestore (now Framestore CFC), received the Emmy in the 2000 awards for his design of the main title for NBC miniseries "The Tenth Kingdom."
  • The winner in 2001 was PBS's Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's "American Collection" and title designers Peggy Oei, Grant Lau, Karin Fong and Dana Yee.
  • The 2002 winner was HBO's "Six Feet Under," which was designed by Digital Kitchen with main title designers Paul Matthaeus, Eric S. Anderson and Danny Yount and graphic artist Scott Hudziak.
  • HBO's "Hysterical Blindness" received the Emmy in 2003 for Outstanding Title Design. The main title sequence was created by Trollbäck & Company and title designers Jakob Trollbäck, Antoine Tinguely, Chris Haak and Laurent Fauchere.
Following are this year's nominees for Outstanding Main Title Design:

"Angels In America," HBO
An Avenue Pictures production in association with HBO Films
Title Designer: Randall Balsmeyer, Big Film Design
Title Designer: J. John Corbett, Big Film Design
Title Designer: Jim Rider, Big Film Design
Title Designer: Amit Sethi, Big Film Design


"Carnivàle"
7.5 MB QT
"Carnivàle," HBO
3 Arts Entertainment in association with HBO Original Programming
Title Designer: Angus Wall, A52
Title Designer: Patrick Murphy, A52
Title Designer: Vonetta Taylor, A52
(For more information, read the article on Design in Motion: A52 Masters Fate in Main Title Sequence for HBO's 'Carnivàle,' September 12, 2003)
 
 

"Nicole Kidman"
1.1 MB QT
"Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute," AMC
The American Cinematheque in association with AMC
Title Designer: Jakob Trollbäck, Trollbäck & Company
Title Designer: Greg Hahn, Trollbäck & Company
 
 
 
 

"Nip/Tuck"
5.6 MB QT
"Nip/Tuck," FX
The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Bros. Television Productions
Title Designer: Paul Matthaeus, Digital Kitchen
Title Designer: Vince Haycock, Digital Kitchen
Title Designer: Eric Anderson, Digital Kitchen
Title Designer: Matt Lavoy, Digital Kitchen
(For more information, read the article on Design in Motion: Digital Kitchen Displays Deft Touch with 'Nip/Tuck' Titles, August 18, 2003)


"Kingdom Hospital"
5.9 MB QT
"Stephen King’s Kingdom Hospital," ABC
Touchstone Television and Mark Carliner Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television
Title Designer: Paul Matthaeus, Digital Kitchen
Title Designer: Josh Bodnar, Digital Kitchen
Title Designer: Dade Ogeron, Digital Kitchen
Title Designer: Colin Day, Digital Kitchen
(For more information, read the article on Design in Motion: Digital Kitchen Delivers 'Kingdom Hospital' Titles, March 10, 2004)


Outstanding Commercial

The nominees were also announced for Outstanding Commercial, a category that debuted during the 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, in 1997.
  • 1997 winner: HBO's "Chimps," from BBDO and Pytka
  • 1998 winner: Apple's "Think Different," from TBWA/Chiat/Day
  • 1999 winner: Snap.com's "New Friend," from NBC On-Air Promotions and Gartner
  • 2000 winner: "The Morning After," from Wieden + Kennedy and Propaganda/Satellite
  • 2001 winner: PBS' "Photo Booth," from Fallon Minneapolis and @radical.media
  • 2002 winner: Nike's "Move," from Wieden & Kennedy and RSA USA
  • 2003 winner: PBS' "Fish" promo, from Fallon and Independent Media
Following are this year's nominees for Outstanding Commercial:

"Born a Donkey," Budweiser
Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners
Production Company: Biscuit Filmworks

"Dominoes," Miller
Agency: Young & Rubicam, Chicago
Production Company: MJZ

"Door Music," Saturn
Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners
Production Company: Anonymous Content

"Interview," United Airlines
Agency: Fallon
Production Company: ACME Filmworks

"Outfit," Citibank Identity Theft Card Protection
Agency: Fallon
Production Company: Thomas Thomas Films

"Rubberband Man," Office Max
Agency: DDB Chicago
Production Company: Anonymous Content


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