Sat. Jun 6th, 2020

HBO’s Full List Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Emmy Submissions

The 209 Emmy nominations will be announced on July 16, and the ballots for each category have been released. We know now what cast members, crew members and episodes HBO has submitted for consideration.
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1. Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

2. Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series (3 candidates)

  • The Long Night (803)
    • Fabian Wagner, ASC, BSC, Director of Photography
  • The Last of the Starks (804)
    • David Franco, Director of Photography
  • The Iron Throne (806)
    • Jonathan Freeman, ASC, Director of Photography

3. Outstanding Period Costumes

  • The Bells (805)

4. Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series (3 candidates)

  • The Long Night (803)
    • Miguel Sapochnik
  • The Last of the Starks (804)
    • David Nutter
  • The Iron Throne (806)
    • David Benioff, D.B. Weissgame-of-thrones-emmy-submissions1

5. Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series (3 candidates)

  • The Long Night (803)
    • Hair team includes department head plus four others. Of 22 actors, 4 had lace wigs. Of 16 pictures/stunt doubles, 12 had lace wigs. Using dirt made of hair gels/oils mixed with dirt powder and dry shampoos. Fresh blood plus fresh scab. Episode 803 had continuity jumping pre/post battle, cleaning actors up on set. 25 crowd hairdressers did over 400 extras. Special lace wigs for the dead in the crypt/library. 7 Whitewalker wigs, 2 giant’s wigs.
      • Kevin Alexander, Department Head Hairstylist
        Candice Banks, Key Hairstylist
        Nicola Mount, Hairstylist
        Rosalia Culora, Hairstylist
    • Night King full silicone head and hands make-up, contact lenses and dentures. 6 White Walkers, each consisting of 9 silicone appliances, dentures, contact lenses, lace hair pieces. The Hound: Silicone burn makeup. Bespoke Wights silicone make-ups : 9x in Library scene, 9x mummified wights in the Crypt, Hero Wight which attacks Arya on battlement. Plethora of Wights silicone make-ups throughout the battle. Giant Wight, silicone head and hands make-up. Many various wounds and blood gags.
      • Emma Faulkes, Special Makeup Effects Artist
        Paul Spateri, Special Makeup Effects Artist
        Chloe Muton-Phillips, Special Makeup Effects Artist
        Duncan Jarman, Special Makeup Effects Artist
        Patt Foad, Special Makeup Effects Artist
        John Eldred-Tooby, Special Makeup Effects Artist
        Barrie Gower, Prosthetic Designer
        Sarah Gower, Prosthetic Designer
    • Progressive wounds and injuries applied throughout to tell the story of the battle. Wounds sculpted freehand with thicken sculpting-prosaid, painted with various make up and finished with blood splatter, dirt effects and rubber dust mixture for depth and texture. Character faces created with latex then painted to create broken veins and liver spots for a weathered look. Colodion scars, hair lace beards, laid on Yak hair beards. Frozen effects on facial hair with petroleum wax.
      Jane Walker, Department Head Makeup Artist
      Kay Bilk, Makeup Artist
      Marianna Kyriacou, Makeup Artist
      Nicola Matthews, Makeup Artist
      Pamela Smyth, Makeup Artistlong-night-14

6. Outstanding Main Title Design

7. Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) (2 candidates)

  • A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (802)
    • Evyen J Klean, Music Supervisor
  • The Long Night (803)
    • Ramin Djawadi, Composer

8. Outstanding Actor in a Drama

  • Kit Harington (Jon Snow)

9. Outstanding Actress in a Drama

  • Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen)

10. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama (5 candidates)

  • Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy)
  • Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy)
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister)
  • Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister)
  • Richard Dormer (Lord Beric Dondarrion)
    • *edit from David – yes, it says “Lord” on the Emmy ballot for him but no others, don’t @ me, please @ them*

10. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama (4 candidates)

  • Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth)
  • Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister)
  • Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark)
  • Maisie Williams (Arya Stark)

11. Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama

  • Carice Van Houten (Melisandre)

12. Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series (3 candidates)

  • Winterfell (801)
    • Crispin Green, Editor
  • The Long Night (803)
    • Tim Porter, ACE, Editor
  • The Iron Throne (806)
    • Katie Weiland, ACE, Editorlongnight-2

13. Outstanding Drama

14. Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

  • The Long Night (803)

15. Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

  • The Long Night (803)

16. Outstanding Special Visual Effects

  • The Bells (805)

17. Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie

18. Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

  • The Iron Throne (806)
    • David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
      • *edit from David – Um. Good luck guys. It’s right now them vs. the wrath of the Internet, and I say this as someone who unreservedly and unapologetically adored the finale.


There are 35 candidates up for nominations for Game of Thrones, although it should be noted that The Last Watch, the documentary special of season 8, is up for quite a few awards itself.


Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, July 16, and the awards will be broadcast live on Sunday, September 22!

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:   Helen Sloan/HBO
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