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[07/19/07 - 01:53 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Scores 7 Emmy Noms Including Writing & Directing Nods for 'Battlestar Galactica'
The cable channel also received two nods for last December's "the Lost Room" mini-series as well as the first nomination for its top-rated original series "Eureka."

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI CHANNEL SCORES 7 EMMY NOMS INCLUDING WRITING & DIRECTING NODS FOR 'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA'

'Battlestar' Also Recognized for Outstanding Sound Editing & Special VFX

'Eureka' Earns Its First Nomination

'Lost Room' Finds Main Title Design & Sound Mixing Nominations

NEW YORK � July 19, 2007 � The Academy of Television & Arts Sciences recognized SCI FI for its breadth of outstanding programming with seven Emmy nominations. The impressive haul includes four nods for critical and fan favorite Battlestar Galactica including nominations for Outstanding Writing and Directing for a Drama Series, two for last December's acclaimed Lost Room miniseries, and the first nomination for the Channel's top-rated original series Eureka.

Battlestar Galactica, one of television's most raved about series, garnered recognition in four categories, including firsts for Writing and Directing:

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � Occupation/Precipice � SCI FI Channel � R+D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Ronald D. Moore, Written by

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � Exodus, Part 2 � SCI FI Channel � R D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Felix Alcala, Director

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series
Battlestar Galactica � Exodus, Part 2 � SCI FI Channel � R D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Jack Levy, Supervising Sound Editor
Daniel Colman, Sound Editor
Vince Balunas, Sound Editor
Michael Baber, Music Editor
Doug Madick, Foley Artist
Rick Partlow, Foley Artist

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Battlestar Galactica � Exodus, Part 2 � SCI FI Channel � R D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Gary Hutzel, Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael Gibson, Senior VFX Coordinator
Doug Drexler, CG Supervisor
Adam "Mojo" Lebowitz, CGI Sequence Designer
Jeremy Hoey, Lead Matte Painter
Tom Archer, Lead Compositor
Andrew Karr, CGI Supervisor
Alec McClymont, Lead CGI Artist/ Animator
Brenda Campbell, Lead Compositor

The Lost Room, the star-studded three-part thriller, was honored with multiple nominations:

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
The Lost Room � The Key And The Clock (Night 1) � SCI FI Channel � Lions Gate Entertainment
Bayard Carey, Production Mixer
Rick Alexander, Re-Recording Mixer
Rich Rogers, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Main Title Design
The Lost Room � SCI FI Channel � Lions Gate Entertainment
Thomas Cobb, Title Designer
Robert Bradley, Title Designer
Patrick Loungway, Director of Photography

Eureka, the freshman hit series that continues to be the Channel's highest-rated original show, scored its first Emmy nomination for its outstanding special visual effects.

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Eureka � Pilot � SCI FI Channel � NBC Universal Television Studio
Robert Habros, Visual Effects Supervisor
Matthew S. Gore, Visual Effects Producer
Darren Marcox, Special Effects Supervisor
Elizabeth Alvarez, Visual Effects Coordinator
Lane Jolly, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Ben Funk, Lead Matte Artist
Tom Tennisco, Lead Model Maker
Jarrod Davis, CGI Supervisor
Jamie Clark, Lead CGI Artist/ Animator

A perennial contender, SCI FI has been nominated for 39 Emmys over the years, winning four, including Outstanding Miniseries for Steven Spielberg Presents: TAKEN in 2003.

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 http://www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 89 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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