Friday, August 10, 2012

2012 EMA Awards for environmental film/TV – nominations

The Environmental Media Association has announced the nominations for their 22nd Annual EMA Awards.

The feature film nominees are 21 Jump Street by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Big Miracle by Ken Kwapis and The Lorax by Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda.

The nominees in the documentary category are Jeff Orlowski's Chasing Ice, Chimpanzee by Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield, and Last Call at the Oasis by Jessica Yu.

Television nominees included Happy Endings, Veep, Whitney, Harry's Law, Dallas, Rizzoli & Isles, Real Time with Bill Maher, and The Penguins of Madagascar.

The EMA Awards are presented annually to honour film and television personalities, productions, musicians and musical tours that convey environmental messages in the most creative and influential ways. EMA nominees are those who express their concern for the environment in myriad ways using the medium of entertainment; help increase public awareness of environmental issues, inspiring millions to take action; and use story lines, environmental practices or role modeling in their work and/or personal lives.

The ceremony for the 22nd Annual EMA Awards will take place on September 29 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.

Complete list of nominees for the 22nd annual EMA Awards

Feature Film
21 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures)
Big Miracle (Universal Pictures)
The Lorax (Universal Pictures)

Chasing Ice (National Geographic Channel)
Chimpanzee (Disneynature)
Last Call at the Oasis (Participant Media)

Television Episodic Comedy
Whitney “Two Broke-up Guys” (NBC)
Veep “Frozen Yoghurt” (HBO)
Happy Endings “Meat the Parrots” (ABC)

Television Episodic Drama
Harry’s Law “Insanity” (NBC)
Dallas “Pilot: Changing of the Guard” (TNT)
Rizzoli & Isles “Dirty Little Secret” (TNT)

Reality Television
Real Time with Bill Maher: Episode #253 (HBO)
The Real Housewives of Atlanta “Unlikely Duos” (Bravo)
Superfish: Bluefin Tuna (National Geographic Channel)

Children’s Television
Handy Manny “Beach Clean-up” (Disney Channel)
The Penguins of Madagascar “Operation: Big Blue Marble” (Nickelodeon)
The Fresh Beat Band “Keeping it Green” (Nick Jr.)

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