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Dinos And Futurama Rule At Emmy Awards

Winners of the 54th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced at the Shrine Auditorium on September 14, 2002. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Darrell Hammond hosted the evening, which honors television's top talent behind the camera. In the animation-related categories, FUTURAMA, which recently found a new home on Cartoon Network, picked up its first Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program Less Than One Hour, beating out fellow Fox nominees THE SIMPSONS and KING OF THE HILL, as well as Comedy Central's SOUTH PARK and Nickelodeon's AS TOLD BY GINGER. For Outstanding Animated Program One Hour Or More, The Discovery Channel's WALKING WITH PREHISTORIC BEASTS walked away with the award, taking Emmy honors over Discovery's WHEN DINOSAURS ROAMED AMERICA and Cartoon Network's SAMURAI JACK. London's Framestore CFC completed the visual effects for Emmy winner WALKING WITH PREHISTORIC BEASTS, and they also won in the Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special for the ABC/Hallmark Entertainment mini-series DINOTOPIA (Part 3). Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series went to the new Star Trek spin-off ENTERPRISE. SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and RUGRATS were beaten by the live-action Nickelodeon special THE KIDS OF AFGHANISTAN for Outstanding Childrens Program, and the song "Youve Got A Lot To See" from Fox's FAMILY GUY won for Outstanding Music And Lyrics. The creative arts categories will have a two hour highlights telecast on E!, September 21, 2002 at 8:00 pm. Below is a full list of credits for the winners listed above. For all the creative arts honorees, visit www.emmys.org.

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)

FUTURAMA "Roswell That Ends Well" - FOX

The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Matt Groening, Executive Producer

David X. Cohen, Executive Producer

Ken Keeler, Co-Executive Producer

Eric Horsted, Co-Executive Producer

Lewis Morton, Supervising Producer

Patric M. Verrone, Supervising Producer

J.Stewart Burns, Supervising Producer/Writer

Bill Odenkirk, Producer

Eric Kaplan, Producer

Brian J. Cowan, Producer

Claudia Katz, Produced by

Rich Moore, Supervising Director/Director

Gregg Vanzo, Animation Executive Producer

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour Or More)

WALKING WITH PREHISTORIC BEASTS - DISC

Discovery Channel in association with Meteor Studios

Tim Haines, Executive Producer

Mick Kaczorowski, Executive Producer

Jasper James, Producer/Writer

Nigel Paterson, Producer/Director/Writer

Sharon Reed, Computer Animation Executive Producer

William Sargent, Computer Animation Executive Producer

Mike Milne, Computer Animation Director

Kate Bartlett, Writer

Michael Olmert, Writer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series

ENTERPRISE "Broken Bow" (Pilot) - UPN

Paramount Pictures

Dan Curry, Visual Effects Producer

Ronald B. Moore, Visual Effects Supervisor

Arthur Codron, Visual Effects Coordinator

Elizabeth Castro, Visual Effects Coordinator

Paul Hill, Compositing Editor

Steven Fong, Compositing Editor

Gregory Rainoff, Visual Effects Animator

Robert Bonchune, Computer Animation Supervisor

David Morton, Computer Animation Supervisor

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

DINOTOPIA (Part 3) - ABC

Hallmark Entertainment in association with RTL Television Germany

Mike McGee, Visual Effects Supervisor

Tim Webber, Visual Effects Supervisor

Pedro Sabrosa, Lead Visual Effects Compositor

Michael Eames, Animation Supervisor

Quentin Miles, Animation Supervisor

Alec Knox, CGI Supervisor

Craig Lyn, Lead CGI Artist

Ben Morris, Lead CGI Artist

Dadi Einarsson, Lead Animator

Outstanding Music And Lyrics

FAMILY GUY "Brian Wallows And Peter's Swallows" - Song Title: "Youve Got A Lot To See" - FOX

Fuzzy Door Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Walter Murphy, Composer

Seth MacFarlane, Lyricist

Outstanding Childrens Program

THE KIDS OF AFGHANISTAN - NICK

Nickelodeon and Lucky Duck Productions

Linda Ellerbee, Executive Producer

Rolfe Tessem, Executive Producer

Wally Berger, Supervising Producer

Josh Veselka, Producer

Mark Lyons, Produced by

When Framestore went WALKING WITH DINOSAURS Eric Huelsman tagged along to find out how they accomplished their gargantuan task.

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