Paul Tolton has been recognized throughout his career by winning or being nominated for nationally and internationally-recognized prizes and awards for excellence in cinematography.

2018 CLIO GRAND – Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Comedy - Atlanta "Rolling"

2018 CLIO GOLD - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Sci-Fi - Legion "Morph"

2018 CLIO GOLD - Teaser - Drama - Snowfall "Red Top"

2018 CLIO GOLD - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Comedy - Atlanta "Robbin' Season"

2018 CLIO GOLD - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Horror - American Horror Story: Cult

2018 CLIO SILVER - Integrated Campaign - Atlanta "Robbin' Season"

2018 CLIO SILVER - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Comedy - Atlanta "Spotlight"

2018 CLIO SILVER - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Drama - Pose "Real"

2018 CLIO SILVER - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Horror - American Horror Story: Cult "Buzzing"

2018 CLIO SILVER - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Drama - Snowfall Season 2

2018 CLIO SILVER - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - SciFi - Legion Season 2

2018 CLIO SILVER - Video Promo Technique - Other - Atlanta "Rolling"

2018 CLIO BRONZE - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Horror - American Horror Story: Cult "Torment"

2017 CLIO GRAND – Integrated Campaign - American Horror Story ?6

2017 CLIO GOLD - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Comedy - Better Things

2017 CLIO GOLD - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Horror - American Horror Story ?6 "Anthology: 30"

2017 CLIO SILVER - Teaser - Comedy - Better Things "Pillow: 30"

2017 CLIO SILVER - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Horror - American Horror Story ?6

2017 CLIO SILVER - Video Promo Technique - Motion Graphics - American Horror Story ?6

"Anthology: 30"

2017 CLIO SILVER - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Drama - Feud "Hollywood Drive: 30"

2017 CLIO SILVER - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Comedy - Better Things "Pillow: 30"

2017 CLIO BRONZE - Integrated Campaign - Fargo S3

2017 CLIO BRONZE - Integrated Campaign - Snowfall S1

2017 CLIO BRONZE - Teaser - Sci-Fi - Legion "Sphere: David: 20"

2017 CLIO BRONZE - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Comedy - You're the Worst

2017 CLIO BRONZE - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Horror - Legion

2017 CLIO BRONZE - Special Shoot Spot/Promo - Drama - Snowfall "Fired Up: 30"

2017 CLIO SHORT LIST - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Drama - Fargo

2017 CLIO SHORT LIST - Video Promo Mixed Campaign - Drama - Snowfall

The Clio Entertainment Awards are formerly known as the Key Art Awards.

2015 Silver Key Art Award – American Horror Story: Freakshow

2015 Silver Key Art Award – Fargo “Balance”

2014 Grand Key Art Award – Simpsons “Kitchen Sink”

2014 Gold Key Art / Campaign of the Year - Fargo 

2014 Silver Key Art Award – American Horror Story: Coven “Initiation”

2014 Silver Key Art Award / Event/Stunt Promotion – American Horror Story: Coven

2014 Bronze Key Art Award – The Americans “Dinner Table” 

2013 Gold Key Art Award for Campaign – American Horror Story: Asylum

2013 Silver Key Art Award / Individual Spot – The Americans “Parallax”

2012 Bronze Key Art Award / Technical Achievement – Louie “Metropolis” 

The Key Art Awards competition is entertainment’s most recognized awards event for advertising and communications. These awards are managed by the CLIOs.

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Dramatic Program Promo - FX Networks "Legion S2 - Morpheus"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Dramatic Program Campaign - FX Networks "Mayans Season 1"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Program Promotional Promo - FX Networks "Atlanta S2 - Rollin'"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Consumer or Trade Ad Campaign Program - FX Networks "Pose Season 1"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Program Promotional Campaign - FX Networks "Atlanta Season 2"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Program Promotion Multimedia Campaign - FX Networks "Atlanta Season 2"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Comedy Program Promotion Multimedia Campaign - FX Networks "Atlanta Season 2"

2019 Promax BDA / Gold Dramatic Program Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"

2019 Promax BDA / Silver Dramatic Program Promo - FX Networks "American Horror Story: Apocalypse - Shockwave"

2019 Promax BDA / Silver  Dramatic Program Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"

2019 Promax BDA / Silver Program Promotional Campaign - FX Networks "Mayans Season 1"

2019 Promax BDA / Silver Program Promotional Promo - FX Networks "American Horror Story: Apocalypse - Shockwave"

2019 Promax BDA / Silver Program Promotional Multimedia Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"

2019 Promax BDA / Bronze In-House Program Promo - FX Networks "Mayans S1 - Rosas"

2019 Promax BDA / Bronze Dramatic Program Campaign - FX Networks "Snowfall Season 2"

2019 Promax BDA / Program Promotional Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story Season 8"

2019 Promax BDA / Program Promotional Multimedia Campaign - FX Networks "Pose"

2017 Promax BDA / Gold Program Promotional Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story: S?6"

2017 Promax BDA / Gold Dramatic Program Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story: S?6"

2017 Promax BDA / Gold Dramatic Program Spot - FX Networks "American Horror Story: S?6"

2017 Promax BDA / Silver Dramatic Program Spot - FX Networks "The Americans"

2017 Promax BDA / Gold Out-of-House Program Campaign - FX Networks "American Horror Story:

S?6"

2017 Promax BDA / Gold In-House Program Campaign - FX Networks "Atlanta"

2017 Promax BDA / Bronze Comedy Program Promotion Campaign - FX Networks "Atlanta"

2017 Promax BDA / Bronze Program Promotional Campaign - FX Networks "Legion"

2016 Promax BDA / Gold Program Promotional Campaign – FX Networks “Fargo”

2016 Promax BDA / Silver Program Promotional Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Hotel”

2016 Promax BDA / Bronze Program Promotional Spot – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Hotel”

2016 Promax BDA / Gold Art Direction & Design: Program Promotional Spot – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Hotel”

2016 Promax BDA / Gold Art Direction & Design: Program Promotional Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Hotel”

2016 Promax BDA / Silver Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks: “Married”

2016 Promax BDA / Bronze Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks: “Baskets”

2016 Promax BDA / Bronze Clip-based Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks: “Baskets”

2016 Promax BDA / Gold Dramatic Program Spot or Campaign – FX Networks “Fargo”

2016 Promax BDA / Silver Dramatic Program Spot or Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Hotel”

2016 Promax BDA / Bronze Dramatic Program Spot or Campaign – FX Networks “The People V OJ Simpson: American Crime Story”

2016 Promax BDA / Silver Art Direction & Design: Program Bumper – FX Networks “Fargo”

2016 Promax BDA / Bronze Art Direction & Design: Online Advertising – FX Networks “The Strain”

2016 Promax BDA / Gold Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Mulitple Media – FX Networks “Baskets”

2016 Promax BDA / Bronze Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Mulitple Media – FX Networks “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”

2016 PromaxBDA / Bronze Program/Movie Promotion Package Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “Fargo”

2015 PromaxBDA / Silver Design Art Direction & Design: Program Promotional Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Freak Show”

2015 PromaxBDA / Bronze Design Art Direction & Design: Program Promotional Campaign – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2015 PromaxBDA / Gold Design Art Direction & Design: Holiday/Seasonal/Special Events Spot – FX Networks “The Simpsons”

2015 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Program Promotional Campaign Out-of-House – FX Networks “The Americans”

2015 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”

2015 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks “The Simpsons”

2015 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Holiday/Seasonal/Special Event Program Spot – FX Networks “The Simpsons”

2015 PromaxBDA / Silver Promo/Mktg Directing – FX Networks “The Simpsons”

 

2014 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Program Promotional Spot In-House – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2014 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Program Promotional Campaign In-House – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2014 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Promotional Campaign Out-of-House – FX Networks “Justified”

2014 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Comedy Program Campaign – FX Networks “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”

2014 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

2014 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Dramatic Program Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Coven”

2014 PromaxBDA / Silver Promo/Mktg Dramatic Program Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “Justified”

2014 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Dramatic Program Spot or Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Coven”

2014 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Dramatic Program Promotion Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2013 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Program Promotional Spot In-House – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Asylum”

2013 PromaxBDA / Silver Promo/Mktg Program Promotional Spot In-House – FX Networks “Anger Management”

2013 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Programotional Spot Out-of-House – FX Networks “The Americans”

2013 PromaxBDA / Silver Promo/Mktg Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks “Anger Management”

2013 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Comedy Program Campaign – FX Networks “Wilfred”

2013 PromaxBDA / Bronze Promo/Mktg Live Even Spot – FX Networks “TUF 1”

2013 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Program/Movie Promotion Package Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Asylum”

2013 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Dramatic Program Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “The Americans”

2013 PromaxBDA / Silver Promo/MKtg Dramatic Program Campaign Using Multiple Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Asylum”

2013 PromaxBDA / Gold Promo/Mktg Program Promotion Website – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Asylum”

2013 PromaxBDA / Silver Promo/Mktg Interactive Promotion – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Asylum”

2013 PromaxBDA / Bronze Special Project Award – FX Networks “American Horror Story: Asylum”

2012 PromaxBDA / Gold On-Air Promotion for Website – FX Networks “Wilfred”

2012 PromaxBDA / Bronze Comedy Program Campaign – FX Networks “Louie”

2012 PromaxBDA / Bronze Dramatic Program Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story”

2012 PromaxBDA / Silver Dramatic Program Campaign – FX Networks “Justified”

2012 PromaxBDA / Silver Design – FX Networks “Louie”

2012 PromaxBDA / Bronze Program/Movie Package Marketing Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story”

2012 PromaxBDA / Silver Program/Movie Package Marketing Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2012 PromaxBDA / Silver Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Louie”

2012 PromaxBDA / Gold Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Wilfred”

2012 PromaxBDA / Gold Dramatic Program Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story”

2012 PromaxBDA / Silver Dramatic Program Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

 

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Comedy Program Spot – FX Networks “Louie”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Comedy Program Campaign – FX Networks “Louie”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Dramatic Program Campaign – FX Networks “Justified”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Program/Movie Package Marketing Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Justified”

2011 PromaxBDA / Gold Program/Movie Package Marketing Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Louie”

2011 PromaxBDA / Gold On-Air Promotion for Website – FX Networks “Wilfred”

2011 PromaxBDA / Bronze Comedy Program Campaign – FX Networks “Louie”

2011 PromaxBDA / Bronze Dramatic Program Campaign – FX Networks “American Horror Story”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Dramatic Program Campaign  - FX Networks “Justified”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Design – FX Networks “Louie”

2011 PromaxBDA / Bronze Program/Movie Package Marketing Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Program/Movie Package Marketing Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Louie”

2011 Promax Media / Gold Comedy Program Promotion Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Wilfred”

2011 PromaxBDA / Gold Dramatic Program Promotion Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “American Horror Story”

2011 PromaxBDA / Silver Dramatic Program Campaign Using Integrated Media – FX Networks “Sons of Anarchy”

PromaxBDA is a global community of professionals passionately engaged in the marketing and promotion of television and video content.

2009 Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) / Best Docudrama Cinematography Nominee – Mayday, Air India “Explosive Evidence”

The Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards are issued annually and celebrate the work of Canadian Cinematographers for their outstanding service and exceptional work product. 

 

2008 Sports Emmy Award Nomination / George Wensel Technical Achievement Award

 

The Sports Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in sports television coverage. For over a quarter century, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has presented the Emmy as a reward for excellence in Sports broadcasting and as an incentive for its continued pursuit.

2007 Cannes Advertising Festival / 4 Gold Lions / Winner Best Campaign – The Fight Networks, Code Film

 

Often called the world’s biggest advertisement festival, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a global event for those working in creative communications, advertising and related fields. The seven-day festival is held yearly in Cannes, France. Cannes Lions juries are drawn from experts in each field from around the world.

 

2007 Bronze Clio Award – The Fight Networks, “Parking Lot” USA

 

The CLIO Awards is the world’s most recognized international awards competition honoring creative advertising in package design, print, radio and television.

2007 Bessie / Gold Campaign – The Fight Networks, Code Film

2007 Bessie / Gold Single – The Fight Networks, “Parking Lot”

2007 Bessie / Best of Show Campaign – The Fight Networks, Code Film

 

The Bessies is an annual TV commercial competition organized by the Television Bureau of Canada in conjunction with the Broadcast Executives Society which recognizes the finest in Canadian television advertising.

2006 Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) / Best Performance Cinematography Nomination – Veronica Tennant, Eccentric Things Inc. “Shadow Pleasures”

2006 Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) / Fritz Speiss Award for Commercial Cinematography Nominee – Spank Films “Lotto Pianus Interuptus”

2005 Cannes Advertising Festival / Country Music Television Spot – “Sitars”

2005 Golden Sheaf Winner / Yorkton Film Festival / Best Photography in a Fiction – “Shadow Pleasures”

 

Golden Sheaf Awards are distributed at the Yorkton Film Festival (YFF), the longest running film festival in North America.

2005 Marketing Awards Silver / Single 30s Spot – CMT “Sitars”

2005 New York Dance On Camera Festival / Jury Nomination – Shadow Pleasures, “Cinnamon Peeler”

Dance On Camera Festival remains the longest-running dance film festival in the world, providing a platform for choreographic storytelling and creative expression.

2004 Gemini Nomination / Best Photography in a Comedy, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series – Shadow Pleasures

The Gemini Awards were hosted by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and recognized achievements in Canada's television industry.

2003 Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography Collection / Selection – “Eve” (Feature Film)

2003 Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) Nomination / Best Music Video Cinematography – Daniel Bettingfield “Gotta Get Through This”

2003 New York Dance On Camera Festival / Jury Selection – “Salmo del Vente”

 

2002 Atlantic Canada Advertising Awards / Cinematography Craft Award – Atlantic Lotto “Agent”

 

2001 Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) Nomination / Best Feature Cinematography – “Eve” (aka “Body and Earth”)

 

2001 The New York Festivals / Television of Cinema Advertising / Gold World Medal – “Actors/Line-Up/Paparazzi”

 

2001 Marketing Awards / Certificate for Campaign – “The Sony Store”

 

2000 L’Avventura dell’Uomo Film Festival (Bari, Italy) / Grand Prize – Artic Disaster “Crash of the Airship Italia”

 

1999 London International Advertising Awards / Campaign – NBA “Playoffs”