In this issue: Daytime Emmy Nominations, SDSA Atlanta Spring Party,
Members in the News, and Frank Simpson In Memoriam
Daytime Emmy® Awards Announcement March 20, 2019
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the
46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on March 20th, 2019.
The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from
2:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. during the 2018 calendar year.
The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, May 3, 2019.
Congratulations to the SDSA members nominated and to the entire team for each show honored! The SDSA International particularly acknowledges the set decorator’s contributions for these outstanding productions.
Outstanding Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for a Drama Series
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (NBC) Production Designer Dan Olexiewicz
Art Director Tom Early SDSA International Set Decorator Danielle Mullen
GENERAL HOSPITAL (ABC) Art Directors Jennifer Elliott SDSA International,
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS(CBS) Production Designer David Hoffmann
Art Director Jennifer Savala
Set Decorators Fred Cooper, Jennifer Haybach SDSA International, Justine Mercado SDSAInternational, Raquel Tarbet
Outstanding Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design
DINO DANA (Amazon Prime Video)
Production Designer Amanda Vernuccio
Set Decorators Tyler McFarland, Kevin Morra
THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW (Syndicated)
Production Designer Karen Weber
Art Director Jennifer Moller
ODD SQUAD (PBS) Production Designer Ron Stefaniuk Art Director Amanda Vernuccio
Set Decorator Danielle Dobbyn
PRINCE OF PEORIA (Netflix) Production Designer Josee Lemonnier Art Director Lia Burton
Set Decorator Kelly Berry SDSA International
THE TALK (CBS)
Production Designers Jeff Hall, Matt Tognacci
Set Decorator Stephen Paul Fackrell SDSA International
TOMORROW'S WORLD TODAY (The Science Channel)
Set Decorators Jarrod Campbell, Gordon Davison, Luca Paganico, Julian Taylor
Nominatinos are listed per information provided as of this date from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
at GA PROP SOURCE March 22, 2019
Spring has sprung and the SDSA ATLANTA celebrated with a party hosted by GA Prop Source with Atlanta Party Rentals, with florals by Bloom Atlanta and catering provided by Ibiza Catering.
The event, including food, drinks and a raffle was open to all Set Decoration,
Art and Property Departments and Vendors.
THE ACT Set Decorator - Bryony Foster SDSA International BILLIONS Set Decorator - Kate Sullivan SDSA International FOR THE PEOPLE Set Decorator - Andi Brittan SDSA International JANE THE VIRGIN Set Decorator - Kimberly Leonard SDSA International THE OA Set Decorator - Bryan John Venegas SDSA International ON MY BLOCK Set Decorator - Lisa Son SDSA International THE TICK Set Decorator - Susan Ogu SDSA International THE VILLAGE Set Decorator - Susan Ogu SDSA International VEEP Set Decorators - Kimberly Wannop SDSA International,
David Smith SDSA International (final episode)
Playing at a theater near you:
THE BEST ENEMIES Set Decorator - Jennifer Gentile SDSA International CAPTAIN MARVEL Set Decorator - Lauri Gaffin SDSA International CLIFFS OF FREEDOM Set Decorator - Susan Magestro SDSA International THE HIGHWAYMEN Set Decorator - Susan Benjamin SDSA International I'M NOT HERESet Decorator - Lauree Martell SDSA International THE KID Set Decorator - Edward McLoughlin SDSA International PETERLOO Set Decorator - Charlotte Dirickx SDSA International SAINT JUDY Set Decorator - Lauree Martell SDSA International US Set Decorator - Florencia Martin SDSA International
Former Director of the Property Department at Sony Pictures Studios and member of the Set Decorators Society of America International Hall of Fame, Frank Simpson died early March 2019, just months after retirement from Sony.
Frank was inducted into the Set Decorators Society of America International Hall of Fame in 2015.
A memorial celebrating Frank Simpson will be held: Saturday March 30th, 2019 1:30PM – 4:30PM Sony Pictures Studios Prop House 5933 Slausen Avenue, Culver City 90230 RSVP toProperty@spe.sony.com
Please welcome the following Members: Monica Monserrate SDSA International Set Decorator
Cansu Guney SDSA International (Associate) (NYC)
Kurt Ewell SDSA International (Associate)
Sydney Stuart, Friend
Marie Davis-Green, Friend
Amber Rose McNeil, Student (LA Film School)
Rosa Betran, Student (WLAC)
Sarah Norrbom, Student (WLAC)
Elisa Tarditta, Student (College of Cyn)
Rachel Kahn, Student (AFI)
Meagon Marton, Student (WLAC)
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