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Barry Frischer

Date of passing: 
July 08, 2014

Barry Frischer was a camera operator who was best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live. He was lead camera operator on the show for 40 years — from its first season onward.

In addition to SNL, he shot several Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades, as well as scripted shows such as the daytime drama Another World and the comedy hit 30 Rock.

Frischer was nominated for 12 Primetime Emmys and won three times — all for episodes of SNL. In addition, he was nominated for four Daytime Emmys and won twice — both for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades.

He died July 8, 2014.

 

 

Barry Frischer was a camera operator who was best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live. He was lead camera operator on the show for 40 years — from its first season onward.

In addition to SNL, he shot several Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades, as well as scripted shows such as the daytime drama Another World and the comedy hit 30 Rock.

Frischer was nominated for 12 Primetime Emmys and won three times — all for episodes of SNL. In addition, he was nominated for four Daytime Emmys and won twice — both for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades.

He died July 8, 2014.

 

 

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

12 Nominations 3 Emmys

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Jimmy Fallon"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Martin Short"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • 30 Rock
  • "Live From Studio 6H (West Coast Version)"
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2012

  • Winner
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Mick Jagger"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Justin Timberlake"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera Operator
  • 30 Rock
  • "Live Show (West Coast)"
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Joseph Gordon-Levitt"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series - 2009

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Josh Brolin"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For A Series - 2007

  • Winner
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host Alec Baldwin And Musical Guest Christina Aguilera"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION/CAMERA/VIDEO FOR A SERIES - 1999

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION/CAMERA/VIDEO FOR A SERIES - 1998

  • Nominee
  • Barry Frischer, Camera
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

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