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Amazon Racks Up Six Wins at Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Emmy Awards for ‘Tumble Leaf,’ ‘The Snowy Day’ and ‘Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure’ mark the third consecutive year of wins in the Preschool animation category and the second year of wins in the Children’s category.

‘Tumble Leaf’

The Television Academy announced the winners of the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at a Friday night gala held this past weekend at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA. While DreamWorks Animation Television was the big winner of the evening with nine wins, including three awards for outstanding individual achievement, Amazon Studios also racked up an impressive number of achievements, taking home a total of six awards.

Amazon’s Tumble Leaf, the stop-motion series produced by Bix Pix Entertainment, received the award for Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program for director Drew Hodges. Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure won the Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program, as well as for Sound Mixing and Sound Editing. The Snowy Day, meanwhile, took home awards for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program and Outstanding Music Direction and Composition.

This marks the third consecutive year that Amazon has won the preschool animation category, and the second year that it has won both awards in the Children’s and Preschool categories.

The list of Amazon’s wins at the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards is shown below; the full list of winners can be found at emmyonline.org.

Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program
Tumble Leaf -- Amazon
Director: Drew Hodges

Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program
The Snowy Day -- Amazon
Executive Producers: Ann Austen, Laurence Fishburne, Deborah Pope, Irene Sherman, Helen Sugland, Chris White
Producers: Jamie Badminton, Tom Jordan

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure -- Amazon
Executive Producers: Abram Makowka, Darin Mark, Jared Mark, Mark Warshaw
Supervising Producer: Ken Duer
Producer: Therese Trujillo
Executive Producers: Andrew Pearce, Richard Scott (Flaunt Productions)
Producer: Amy Patterson (Flaunt Productions)
Executive Producers: Jack Liang, Shuzo John Shiota (Polygon Pictures Inc.)
Line Producer: Sarah Cortina (Polygon Pictures Inc.)

Outstanding Sound Mixing – Animation
Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure -- Amazon
Re-Recording Mixer: Patrick Rodman, CAS
Dialogue Production Engineer: Ricky Watson

Outstanding Sound Editing – Animation
Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure -- Amazon
Sound Supervisors: Patrick Rodman, CAS, Eric P. Sherman
Dialogue Editor: James Scullion
ADR Editor: Ricky Watson
Sound Effects Editors: Justin Kohler, Eric Paulsen
Foley Mixers: Tony Solis, Dicken Berglund

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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