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The Walking Dead Scores Two EMMY Nominations

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced their nominees for EMMY awards this morning and, shockingly, The Walking Dead did not receive a nomination for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie, or a Special.

However, the Lifetime movie Anna Nicole did.

Let that sink in for a moment.

Other nominees in the prosthetic makeup category are American Horror Story: Coven, Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, and The Normal Heart.

It also did not receive a nomination for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects. Those nominations went to Almost Human, COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey, Game of Thrones, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and The 100.

Oddly, The Walking Dead received a nomination in the Outstanding Special and Visual Effects in a Supporting Role category, with acknowledgement going to Victor Scalise (VFX Supervisor), Darrell Dean Pritchett (Special FX Supervisor), Matt Robken (VFX Producer), Gary Romey (VFX Coordinator), Martin Hilke (Lead 2D Artist), Diego Galtieri (Senior 2D Artist), Michael Cook (Lead CG Artist), William L. Arance *Senior CG Artist), and Dylen Vasquez (2D Artist). They're up against Black Sails, Da Vinci's Demons, Hawaii Five-O, Mob City, and Vikings.

The Walking Dead also received a nod for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series, with acknowledgement going to Jerry Ross (Supervising Sound Editor), Michael Baber (Music Editor), Tim Farrell (Sound Effects), Lou Thomas (Dialogue Editor), and Clayton Weber (Foley Artist). They're up against Black Sails, Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, and Game of Thrones.

The Walking Dead did not receive any acting, directing or writing nominations nomination.

The Walking Dead Scores Two Emmy Nominations

For the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, The Walking Dead has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with two nominations: Outstanding Interactive Program and Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special.



American Horror Story: Asylum

Behind The Candelabra

Game Of Thrones • Valar Dohaeris

Saturday Night Live 

The Walking Dead • This Sorrowful Life 



Bravo's Top Chef Interactive Experience 

Game Of Thrones Season Three Enhanced Digital Experience 

The Homeland SHO Sync Experience

Killing Lincoln 

Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs 

The Team Coco Sync Multi-Screen Experience 

The Walking Dead Story Sync 

The Walking Dead's Gale Anne Hurd on Syfy's Face Off Tonight

Don't miss Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer of The Walking Dead, reaches back in time to her Terminator roots to serve as a guest judge on tonight's episode of Face Off as contestants compete to build the perfect junkyard cyborg.

Face Off airs Tuesday night at 9pm ET on Syfy.

Not your ordinary zombie make-up tutorial video...

Posted by Intel for their "A Momentary Lapse" video contest:

"Not your ordinary zombie make-up tutorial video. This video is a time-lapse story of a gorgeous girl who gets zombified and comes to life, only to decay and die in front of our eyes. Watch as the nightmare unfolds. This video was created for Intel's "A Momentary Lapse" to celebrate the change over time."


"Zombie Makeup Special Effects Time-Lapse"
Directed by: Anka Malatynska
Music by: Circle of Sound 
On location at Spectral Motion Inc., a leader in the prosthetic makeup and creature effects industry

And you can enter Intel's "A Momentary Lapse" contest too:

Make your own 30-60 second original time-lapse or slow motion video and submit your entry for chances to win huge prizes! Submission Dates: June 22, 2012 - October 23, 2012 http://bit.ly/AMLIntel

The Walking Dead: Behind the scenes with Greg Nicotero

AMC's The Walking Dead blog goes behind the scenes with Greg Nicotero:

"Co-Executive Producer and Special FX Make-up Designer Greg Nicotero always finds new ways to bring the dead to life on The Walking Dead. Season 3 will be no exception: In this new behind-the-scenes video, Nicotero tours his KNB EFX studio, shows off some memorable zombies from the series, and reveals a few tricks he has up his sleeve to "bash, crush, smash, just destroy some of our walkers" from Season 3."

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