Film Alumnus Nominated for 2012 Emmy Award for 'Boardwalk Empire'

Jeffery Stern BFA '75 (Photo/Film) up for Outstanding Sound Editing on a TV series for the hit HBO show

July 25, 2012

Jeffery Stern BFA '75 (Photo/Film) has been nominated for a 2012 Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Editing on a TV series for his work on the hit HBO show "Boardwalk Empire."

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations on July 19 in Los Angeles.

In addition to "Boardwalk Empire," Stern has worked on more than 100 films including "The Silence of the Lambs," "Goodfellas," "The Untouchables," "Casino," "The School of Rock" and "Do The Right Thing." In 2003, he was nominated for an Emmy for Best Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming for his work on "Joni Mitchell: A Woman of Heart and Mind," part of PBS's "American Masters" series.

Stern is currently a faculty member at the University of Miami School of Communication, teaching motion-picture editing and post-production sound editing. He has served as a filmmaker in residence at the North Carolina School of the Arts and as an adjunct professor at the New School in New York City.

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast live September 23 on ABC.

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