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Tisch Alumni Win Six Golden Globe Awards

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016

Seven alumni from the Tisch School of the Arts walked away with prizes at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, presented last night by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) at a ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Among the winners was Steve Golin ’76 (Kanbar, F&TV) who won two awards - the first as producer of The Revenant, which won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama, for which fellow alumnus Brett Ratner '90 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) served as executive producer. Golin received a second award as executive producer of Mr. Robot, which won for Best Television Series – Drama. Also receiving honors for Mr. Robot was Sam Esmail ’98 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), the show’s director, writer, and executive producer.

Tisch alumae swept all performance categories in which they were nominated.

Rachel Bloom ’09 (BFA, Drama) won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, which she also co-created, co-produced and co-wrote. Lady Gaga (Drama) secured her first Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for American Horror Story: Hotel. And Maura Tierney ’89 (BFA, Drama) took home the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture made for Television for The Affair.

Finally, Laszlo Nemes (Kanbar, Graduate Film) was the first filmmaker from Hungary to win a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film for Son of Saul.

Members of HFPA represent some 55 countries with a combined readership of more than 250 million. Their publications include leading newspapers and magazines in Europe, Asia, Australasia and Latin America. The Golden Globes recognize achievements in 25 categories; 14 in motion pictures and 11 in television.