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On Sun., Feb. 17, the Writers Guild of America honored The Walking Dead: Cold Storage webisodes with a Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Derivative New Media. Screenwriter John Esposito -- who won this category last year for The Walking Dead: Torn Apart -- beat out Showtime's Dexter Early Cuts for the award.
The win is one of three garnered by AMC as Breaking Bad picked up the award for Best Dramatic Series and Mad Men won for Best Episodic Drama.
AFI lauded The Walking Dead as one of its Television Programs of the Year for 2012, marking the second time that the AMC drama has appeared in the American Film Institute's almanac. The awards were created as a way to preserve and honor America's cultural legacy in the moving image arts. Also recognized in the Television Programs of the Year category were two other shows from AMC -- Mad Men and Breaking Bad -- as well as American Horror Story (FX), Game Change (HBO), Game of Thrones (HBO), Girls (HBO), Homeland (Showtime), Louie (FX) and Modern Family (ABC). AFI's Movies of the Year for 2012 were Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Dark Knight Rises, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Moonrise Kingdom, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty.
The AFI will celebrate the honorees at a luncheon on Fri., Jan. 11.
This weekend, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences held the 2012 Creative Arts Emmys, and The Walking Dead was honored with the award for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for the Season 2 Premiere "What Lies Ahead".
The award -- the second Emmy for The Walking Dead -- was presented to Special FX Makeup Designer and Co-Executive Producer Greg Nicotero and his KNB EFX team, who together bested stiff competition from FX's American Horror Story, HBO's Boardwalk Empire, HBO's Game of Thrones and ABC's Once Upon A Time.
Mad Men and Breaking Bad are still up for a number of Primetime Emmy Awards across categories such as Outstanding Drama, Best Actor and Best Actress, which will be presented during a ceremony airing Sun., Sep. 23 on ABC.
The Walking Dead returns Sun., Oct. 14 at 9/8c on AMC.
Last night the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films held its 38th annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, California, and The Walking Dead was honored to take home the prize for Best Television Presentation. In addition, the series' Writer and Executive Producer Robert Kirkman received the Academy's inaugural Innovators Award, which was presented to him by The Walking Dead's show runner Glen Mazzara.
The Walking Dead faced heavy competition for this year's award: TNT's Falling Skies, Starz's Camelot and Torchwood: Miracle Day, HBO's Game of Thrones and The Science Channel's Trek Nation were also nominated.
Also a big winner at last night's ceremony was AMC's drama Breaking Bad -- which won the trophy for Best Syndicate/Cable series, Best TV Actor (Bryan Cranston) and Best Supporting TV Actor (Aaron Paul) -- as well as The Killing's Michelle Forbes, who won for Best TV Supporting Actress.
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards this morning, and The Walking Dead was honored nominations for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup, Outstanding Visual Effects and Outstanding Sound Editing for the second straight year.
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.
The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sun., Sep. 23 on ABC.
At Sunday night's 59th annual Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards, The Walking Dead was honored with an award for Best Sound Editing: Long Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television for the Season 2 Premiere, "What Lies Ahead" -- the show's second Golden Reel after a win last year. In addition, Executive Producer, Gale Anne Hurd, was named the recipient of the 2012 MPSE Filmmaker Award.
The full team nominated in the category is as follows:
• Supervising Sound Editor: Jerry Ross
• Foley Artists: Gregg Barbanell, M.P.S.E., Pamela Kahn, M.P.S.E.
• Sound Editors: Tim Farrell, Phil Barrie, Jerry Edemann
• Assistant Sound Editor: Deron Street
• Foley Mixer: Stacey Michaels
• Zombie Wrangler: WK Stratton
• FX Re-recording Mixer: Gary D. Rogers
The Walking Dead faced HBO's Cinema Verite, Showtime's Homeland, Syfy's Red Faction Origins and Fox's Terra Nova to take home the prize.
At Sunday night's Writer's Guild of America Awards, John Esposito and Greg Nicotero picked up an award for the first ever Outstanding Achievement in Writing Derivative New Media for their work on The Walking Dead webisodes.
The webisodes were written by John Esposito and directed by Co-Executive Producer and Special FX Makeup Designer Greg Nicotero. Esposito and Nicotero had been up against web series Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero (tied to NBC's 30 Rock), Mortal Kombat: The Web Series and a Sons of Anarchy web series (FX).