Both City So Real and David Byrne’s American Utopia were nominated for the 73rd Emmy Awards(R) this morning.
Steve James’ limited documentary series City So Real which followed the mayor’s race in Chicago received two nominations; and the Spike Lee Joint David Byrne’s American Utopia which was an immersive filming of the Broadway show of the same name received six.
City So Real
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
David Byrne’s American Utopia
Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
Outstanding Direction for a Variety Special
Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special
Outstanding Music Direction
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Special
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Special
This is a tremendous achievement for both projects, and we congratulate the filmmaking partners who have worked so tirelessly.
To learn more about the Emmy Awards(R), which will take place September 19th, click here.