Interlochen alumni receive 2022 Emmy nominations

Interlochen Arts Camp alumni shine in the 2022 Emmy nominations.

Mathias and Meriwether

Left: Alice Anderson Mathias, courtesy of the subject. Right: Elizabeth Meriwether, image by Genevieve, cropped from original, used under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 license.

Interlochen Arts Camp alumni Alice Anderson Mathias (IAC 98-99) and Elizabeth Meriwether (IAC 97-98, IAC/NMC 90) received Emmy nominations on Tuesday, July 12 for their work in TV. 

Alice Anderson Mathias (IAC 98-99) received an Emmy nomination as executive producer for the Netflix series I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson in the category of Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series. The show features a variety of humorous sketches with Tim Robinson and his guests. 

This is Mathias’ eighth Emmy nomination; other Emmy-nominated credits include Portlandia and Documentary Now! She has contributed work to many films and TV shows including HBO Spanish-language comedy series Los Espookys, the HBO standup special My Favorite Shapes, and the Grammy-nominated Netflix standup special Standup for Drummers. Mathias is a producer of the Hulu series Shrill. She has directed spots for TJ Maxx, Apple, Nike, Toyota, and more. In her time at Interlochen she studied Theatre Arts. 

Elizabeth Meriwether (IAC 97-98, IAC/NMC 90) received an Emmy nomination for The Dropout Episode 1: “I’m In A Hurry” in the category of Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie. The Dropout focuses on the dramatic rise and fall of biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, who was convicted of fraud after allegations that her startup company, Theranos, exaggerated claims about its products’ efficacy. 

Meriwether is also the creator of the series New Girl, and the writer of the play Oliver Parker! and the romantic comedy film No Strings Attached. She has written the ABC sitcoms Single Parents and Bless This Mess. In her time at Interlochen she studied Design and Production and General Arts. 

Interlochen alumni frequently receive prestigious awards for their accomplishments in the arts and other areas. High-performing alumni include 14 MacArthur “Genius Grant” honorees, 139 Grammy Award winners, 29 Tony Award winners, 3 recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, and 24 Emmy Award winners.