HBO garners multiple wins including Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role, Main Title Design and Production Design.
LOS ANGELES -- The Television Academy presented the second of its two 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremonies honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony honored performers, artists and craftspeople for excellence in short form drama and comedy series, casting, cinematography, and guest performers in comedy and drama series.
Executive produced by Bob Bain, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards featured presenters from the season’s most popular shows including Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Maude Apatow (Euphoria), Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us), Rob Corddry (The Unicorn), Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black), Lisa Edelstein (The Kominsky Method), Jared Harris (Chernobyl), Neil Patrick Harris (A Series of Unfortunate Events), Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine (Pen15), Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), Peter MacNicol (VEEP), Olivia Munn (The Rook), Chris O’Dowd (The State of the Union), Ryan O’Connell (Special), Wendell Pierce (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan), Marcus Scribner (black-ish) and the cast reunion of In Living Color including Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Tommy Davidson.
Among VFX and production design contenders, HBO was the big winner, taking home awards for Outstanding Special Visual Effects on Game of Thrones “The Bells,” Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role for Chernobyl “1:23:45,” Outstanding Main Title Design for Game of Thrones and Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy on Chernobyl.
AWN’s coverage of the first evening of the awards presentations, including Outstanding Animation and Character Voice-Over, can be found here.
Winners announced Sunday evening include:
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Game of Thrones “The Bells,” HBO
JOE BAUER, Lead Visual Effects Supervisor
STEVE KULLBACK, Lead Visual Effects Producer
ADAM CHAZEN, Visual Effects Associate Producer
SAM CONWAY, Special Effects Supervisor
MOHSEN MOUSAVI, Visual Effects Supervisor
MARTIN HILL, Visual Effects Supervisor
TED RAE, Visual Effects Plate Supervisor
PATRICK TIBERIUS GEHLEN, Previs Lead
THOMAS SCHELESNY, Visual Effects and Animation Supervisor
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Chernobyl “1:23:45,” HBO
LINDSAY MCFARLANE, Overall VFX Producer
MAX DENNISON, Overall VFX Supervisor, DNEG
CLAUDIUS CHRISTIAN RAUCH, SFX Supervisor
CLARE CHEETHAM, VFX Producer, DNEG
LAURA BETHENCOURT MONTES, VFX Line Producer, DNEG
STEVEN GODFREY, CG Supervisor, DNEG
LUKE LETKEY, 2D Supervisor, DNEG
CHRISTIAN WAITE, FX Supervisor, DNEG
WILLIAM FOULSER, Environments Supervisor, DNEG
OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE DESIGN
Game of Thrones, HBO
ANGUS WALL, Creative Director
KIRK H. SHINTANI, Art Director
SHAHANA KHAN, Lead Compositor
IAN RUHFASS, 3D Lead
RUSTAM HASANOV, Lead Conceptual Designer
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD OR FANTASY PROGRAM (ONE HOUR OR MORE)
(Area Award: Possibility of one or more than one award.)
LUKE HULL, Production Designer
KAREN WAKEFIELD, Art Director
CLAIRE LEVINSON-GENDLER, Set Decorator
The complete list of Sunday night winners can be viewed here.
The 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be broadcast on FXX on Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 PM ET/PT.
The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 22 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on FOX.
Source: The Television Academy
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.