AMC‘s The Walking Dead is a great zombie TV series. The show has been officially nominated for three Emmy Awards. The Walking Dead has been nominated specifically for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup, Outstanding Visual Effects and Outstanding Sound Editing for the second year in a row no less. The Walking Dead will be returning to AMC with new episodes this upcoming October 14, 2012. I am so excited to see the new episodes and can’t wait to see the new zombie special effects for the older more gruesome looking walking dead.
Emmy Nomination Details
Special Makeup Designer Greg Nicotero and his KNB EFX team were nominated for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for Season 2 Episode 1, "What Lies Ahead". His team includes: Jake Garber, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Andy Schoneberg, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Kevin Wasner, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Gino Crognale, Special Makeup Effects Artist, and Carey Jonse, Special Makeup Effects Artist.
VFX Supervisors Victor Scalise, Jason Sperling and Darrell Pritchett — along with their team at Stargate Studios — were nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Season 2 Episode 13, "Beside The Dying Fire". The full team includes: Victor Scalise, VFX Supervisor, Jason Sperling, VFX Supervisor, Darrell Pritchett, Special FX Supervisor, Eddie Bonin, VFX Producer, Valeri Pfahning, Lead 2D Artist, Spence Fuller, 2D Artist, and Martin Hilke, 2D Artist.
Supervising Sound Editor Jerry Ross was also nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for Season 2 Episode 13, "Beside The Dying Fire". His full team includes: Lou Thomas, Dialogue ADR Editor, Tim Farrell, Sound Effects Editor, Phil Barrie, Sound Effects Editor, David Lee Fein, Foley Artist, and Hilda Hodges, Foley Artist.