Sheridan grads earn Emmy nominations
Five Sheridan alumni have been nominated for Emmys in casting and sound editing, including Stephanie Gorin, who earned her fifth nomination for casting the television series Fargo. She is joined by three other alumni who earned nods for sound editing. The Emmys will be handed out on Sept. 17.
“Sheridan is extremely proud of its alumni who are being recognized for their outstanding work in television,” says Dr. Mary Preece, President and Vice Chancellor of Sheridan. “Our programs continue to produce graduates who are in demand and who contribute to top-rated programs across North America.”
Sheridan’s nominated alumni are:
- Alex Bullick (Media Arts ’02) and Tyler Whitham (Media Arts ’06), both sound effects editors on the show Fargo, are nominated together in the category of Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special.
- Stephanie Gorin (Music Theatre ’81) nominated for Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special for her work on Fargo.
- Craig Henighan, (Media Arts ’95), received a nomination for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series for Stranger Things.
- Kieran McKay (Animation ’09) is part of a team nominated for Special Visual Effects for its work on Vikings.
Alumni from Sheridan’s programs in the Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design are renowned for their expertise, innovation and creativity. In 2015, alumni won a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement for a virtual reality project, and last year three Sheridan alumni won a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for a children’s program called Niko and the Sword of Light. Then, in 2017, alumnus Alan Barillaro won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Other graduates have appeared on Broadway and have been recognized with multiple Canadian Screen Awards.
Pictured top right: Stephanie Gorin - Sheridan Music Theatre 1981 graduate.