61st Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Cinematography for a Half-Hour Series Michael Weaver, Director of Photography - Californication - In Utero Outstanding Cinematography for a One-Hour Series Ousama Rawi, B.S.C., C.S.C., Director of Photography - The Tudors – Episode 303 Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming Todd Liebler, Camera - Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - Laos Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming Out Of The Wild: The Alaska Experiment - What Did I Sign Up For? Derek Carver, Director of Photographer Michael Applebaum, Camera Operator John Armstrong, Camera Operator Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series American Idol - Episode 834A Rick Edwards, Technical Director Bill Chaikowsky, Camera Greg Smith, Camera John Repczynski, Camera George Prince, Camera Danny Bonilla, Camera Alex Hernandez, Camera Dave Eastwood, Camera Bobby Highton, Camera Ken Patterson, Camera Diane Biederbeck, Camera Danny Webb, Camera Dave Plakos, Camera Steve Thiel, Camera Mike Tribble, Camera Chris Gray, Video Control Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony John Murphy, Camera Operator Tim O’Neill, Camera Operator Andy Italiano, Camera Operator Tore Livia, Camera Operator Joe Debonis, Camera Operator Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic, Multi-Camera) for Variety, Music or Comedy Programming Kieran Healy, Lighting Designer - American Idol Finale Engineering Engineering Emmy Award to Fujinon Precision focus Assistance System (Fujinon Inc. and NHK) Fujinon’s Precision Focus Assist System enables camera operators the ability to ensure fast accurate focusing of high definition images by providing instantaneous correction of marginally focused images. Operation of focus can be manual, momentary for fully automatic. Engineering Emmy Award to Litepanels LED lighting products (Litepanels, Inc.) Litepanel’s products are low-voltage, low-wattage, energy efficient, LED lighting fixtures that allow for a wide range of applications of LED technology to a variety of image capture situations. Engineering Plaque to Grip Trix Electric Motorized Camera Dolly (Grip Trix) (Plaques to Herb Ault, Aaron Hammel and Bob Anderson) This special equipment camera dolly is virtually silent and is adaptable to accommodate just about any moving camera shot.