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Sheridan alumni win Emmys for work on Five Days at Memorial, Jane, Lost Ollie and The Simpsons

Jan 15, 2024
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Sheridan graduates continue to demonstrate excellence in the entertainment industry with multiple Emmy wins this year. During both the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards in mid-December and the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on January 6, alumni received recognition for their excellence in special and visual effects and character layout.

Emmy Awards logoIn the category of Outstanding Visual Effects for a Live Action Program at the children’s and family presentation, Terry Bradley (Computer Animation ’97), Teodora Ilie (Advanced Television and Film ’10), and James Wallace (Computer Animation ’00) won for their work on Jane on Apple TV+. They are joined by Michael Beaulieu (Animation ’00) and Tania Richard (Computer Animation ’01) who also won an Outstanding Visual Effects for a Live Action Program award for their work on Netflix’s Lost Ollie.

Also receiving an Emmy this year were alumnus Matthew Whelan (Animation ’03), who won for Outstanding Special Effects in a Single Episode for his work on the Apple TV+ program Five Days at Memorial, and Nik Ranieri (Animation ’84) whose work on The Simpsons was recognized with an award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation.

“Sheridan has a long legacy of educating exceptional storytellers,” says Sheridan President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Janet Morrison. “Our alumni continue to make significant contributions to the television industry, and I’m proud to see their work recognized by the Emmys again this year.”

Sheridan’s award-winning alumni from the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design have a history of success at the Emmys and in other top awards competitions including the Oscars and Canadian Screen Awards — recognition that inspires our learners and the broader community.

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