January 15, 2024 – Sheridan graduates showcased their talent at this year’s Emmy Awards, securing prestigious wins for their outstanding work. The recognition came during both the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards in mid-December and the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on January 6.

In the category of Outstanding Visual Effects for a Live Action Program at the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards, Terry Bradley (Computer Animation ’97), Teodora Ilie (Advanced Television and Film ’10), and James Wallace (Computer Animation ’00) claimed victory for their contributions to Apple TV+’s Jane. Meanwhile, Michael Beaulieu (Animation ’00) and Tania Richard (Computer Animation ’01) were also honored for their exceptional work on Netflix’s Lost Ollie.

Alumnus Matthew Whelan (Animation ’03) clinched an Emmy for Outstanding Special Effects in a Single Episode, earning recognition for his role in the Apple TV+ production Five Days at Memorial. Additionally, Nik Ranieri (Animation ’84) received an award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for his work on the iconic show, The Simpsons.

“Sheridan has a long legacy of educating exceptional storytellers,” highlighted 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.”

This year’s wins add to Sheridan’s impressive track record at major awards ceremonies, including the Oscars and Canadian Screen Awards. The achievements of Sheridan’s alumni inspire both current learners and the broader community, showcasing the continued success of graduates from the Faculty of Animation, Arts, and Design.