Black Sails Poster

(2014–2017)

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 2017

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Benjamin L. Cook (sound supervisor)
Stefan Henrix (ADR supervisor)
Mike Szakmeister (dialogue editor)
Shaughnessy Hare (sound effects editor)
Tim Tuchrello (sound effects editor)
Brett Voss (sound effects editor)
Michael Baber (music editor)
Jeffrey Wilhoit (foley artist)
Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit (foley artist)
For episode "XXXVII"
Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Erik Henry (senior visual effects supervisor)
Terron Pratt (visual effects producer)
Ashley J. Ward (visual effects production manager)
Kevin Rafferty (on-set visual effects supervisor)
Paul Dimmer (special effects supervisor)
Yafei Wu (VFX supervisor)
Martin Lipmann (VFX supervisor)
Nicklas Andersson (Animation supervisor)
David Wahlberg (compositing lead)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Benjamin L. Cook (supervising sound editor)
Susan Cahill (supervising dialogue editor)
Stefan Henrix (adr supervisor)
Jeffrey A. Pitts (sound effects editor)
Tim Tuchrello (sound effects editor)
Brett Voss (sound effects editor)
Michael Baber (music editor)
Jeffrey Wilhoit (foley artist)
Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit (foley artist)
Starz!
For episode: "XX".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Erik Henry (senior visual effects supervisor)
Terron Pratt (visual effects producer)
Ashley J. Ward (visual effects production coordinator)
Jeremy Hattingh (on-set visual effects supervisor)
Paul Stephenson (special effects supervisor)
Aladino V. Debert (lead vfx artist)
Greg Teegarden (lead cg artist)
Olaf Wendt (lead cg artist)
Yafei Wu (lead cg artist)
For episode "XX"

Primetime Emmy Awards 2015

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Benjamin L. Cook (supervising sound editor)
Stefan Henrix (adr supervisor)
Susan Cahill (supervising dialog editor)
Jeffrey A. Pitts (sound effects editor)
Brett Voss (sound effects editor)
Michael Baber (music editor)
Jeffrey Wilhoit (foley artist)
Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit (foley artist)
Starz!
For episode: "XVIII".
Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Erik Henry (visual effects supervisor)
Kevin Rafferty (on-set visual effects supervisor)
Paul Stephenson (special effects supervisor)
Annemarie Griggs (visual effects producer)
Mitch Claspy (visual effects coordinator)
Ken Mitchel Jones (lead effects artist)
Lari Karam (special effects lead)
Whitman Lindstrom (matte painter)
Charles Baden (compositor)
Episode: "Black Sails: XVIII. (2015)"

Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Benjamin L. Cook (supervising sound editor)
Iain Eyre (sound editor)
Susan Cahill (sound editor)
Jeffrey A. Pitts (sound editor)
Tim Tuchrello (sound editor)
Brett Voss (sound editor)
Michael Baber (music editor)
Jeffrey Wilhoit (foley artist)
James Moriana (foley artist)
For episode "I"
Outstanding Special and Visual Effects in a Supporting Role
Erik Henry (senior visual effects supervisor)
Paul Graff (visual effects supervisor)
George Murphy (visual effects supervisor)
Annemarie Griggs (visual effects producer)
Mitch Claspy (visual effects coordinator)
Jeremy Hattingh (visual effects on-set lead)
Doug Hardy (special effects lead)
Nick Hsieh (compositing lead)
Steven Messing (matte artist)
Starz!
For episode: "I.".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
Bear McCreary (theme by)
Outstanding Main Title Design
Michelle Dougherty (designer/director)
Karin Fong (designer/director)
Alan Williams (designer/art director)
Kris Kuksi (fine art sculptor)
Brian Butcher (producer)
Starz!

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2016

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best DVD/Blu-Ray Television Release
For season 2.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2014

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Presentation on Television

AEAF Awards 2017

Nominee
AEAF
Best VFX in TV Series
Ed Bruce (visual effects supervisor)
Nicholas Murphy (visual effects supervisor)
Screen Scene (visual effects company)

Australian Cinematographers Society 2015

Winner
NSW & ACT Gold Award
Telefeatures, TV Dramas & Mini Series
Jules O'Loughlin
For "season 2 ep XVI"

Australian Cinematographers Society 2014

Winner
NSW & ACT Silver Award
Telefeatures, TV Dramas & Mini Series

GLAAD Media Awards 2016

Nominee
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Drama Series

Golden Trailer Awards 2017

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Sound Editing (TV Spot/Trailer/Teaser for a Series)
Lionsgate

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) 2014

Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Main Title - TV Show/Digital Streaming Series
Bear McCreary

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2017

Winner
HPA Awards
Outstanding Visual Effects - Television
Erik Henry (visual effects supervisor)
Martin Lipmann (visual effects supervisor)
Yafei Wu (cg supervisor)
David Wahlberg (lead compositor)
Nicklas Andersson (cg artist)
Important Looking Pirates (ILPvfx)
Rodeo FX
Episode: "Black Sails: XXIX. (2017)"

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2016

Nominee
HPA Awards
Outstanding Visual Effects - Television
Erik Henry (visual effects supervisor)
Jens Tenland (lead compositor)
Matt Dougan (lead digital artist)
Martin Öhgren (cg lighting and texturing)
Nicklas Andersson (cg artist)
Starz!
Digital Domain
Important Looking Pirates (ILPvfx)
Episode: "Black Sails: XXI. (2016)"

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2015

Nominee
HPA Awards
Outstanding Visual Effects - Television
Erik Henry (visual effects supervisor)
Ken Mitchel Jones (visual effects artist)
Nic Spier (visual effects artist)
Christina Spring (digital compositor)
Björn Ahlstedt (digital compositor)
Starz!
Digital Domain
Shade VFX
Crazy Horse Effects
Episode: "Black Sails: XVIII. (2015)"
Outstanding Sound - Television
Benjamin L. Cook (supervising sound editor)
Stefan Henrix (adr supervisor)
Jeffrey A. Pitts (sound effects editor)
Susan Cahill (supervising dialogue editor)
Onnalee Blank (re-recording mixer)
Mathew Waters (re-recording mixer)
Starz!
Episode: "Black Sails: XVIII. (2015)"

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2017

Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Action Series

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2016

Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Action Series

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2015

Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Action Series

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2014

Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Action Series

Irish Film and Television Awards 2017

Nominee
IFTA Award
Best Visual Effects
Ed Bruce (visual effects supervisor: Screen Scene)
Nicholas Murphy (visual effects supervisor: Screen Scene)
Screen Scene (post production company)

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2017

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Short Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
Benjamin L. Cook (supervising sound editor)
Brett Voss (foley editor)
Jeffrey Wilhoit (foley artist)
Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit (foley artist)
Jeffrey A. Pitts (sound effects editor)
Tim Tuchrello (sound effects editor)
Episode: "Black Sails: XX. (2016)"

Online Film & Television Association 2017

Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Visual Effects in a Series

Online Film & Television Association 2016

Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Sound in a Series
Best Visual Effects in a Series

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Sound in a Series
Best Visual Effects in a Series

Online Film & Television Association 2014

Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best New Theme Song in a Series

Visual Effects Society Awards 2018

Winner
VES Award
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode
Erik Henry
Terron Pratt
Yafei Wu
David Wahlberg
Paul Dimmer
Episode: "Black Sails: XXIX. (2017)"

Visual Effects Society Awards 2017

Winner
VES Award
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode
Erik Henry
Terron Pratt
Aladino V. Debert
Yafei Wu
Paul Stephenson
Episode: "Black Sails: XX. (2016)"
Nominee
VES Award
Outstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project
Thomas Montminy Brodeur
Deak Ferrand
Pierre Rousseau
Mathieu Lapierre
Maroon Island in episode "Black Sails: XXVIII. (2016)"
Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Episode
Michael Melchiorre
Kevin Bouchez
Heather Hoyland
John Brennick
Sailing Ships in episode "Black Sails: XX. (2016)"

Visual Effects Society Awards 2016

Nominee
VES Award
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode
Erik Henry
Annemarie Griggs
Kevin Rafferty
Aladino V. Debert
Paul Stephenson
Episode: "Black Sails: XVIII. (2015)"
Outstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project
Aladino V. Debert
Matt Dougan
Greg Teegarden
Ken Mitchel Jones
Charles Town Harbor

Visual Effects Society Awards 2015

Nominee
VES Award
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Broadcast Program
Erik Henry
Annemarie Griggs
Paul Graff
George Murphy
For I.

World Soundtrack Awards 2016

Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Television Composer of the Year
Bear McCreary
For Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. , Damien , Da Vinci's Demons , Outlander and The Walking Dead

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