Game of Thrones raked in the Emmy nominations this year, dominating the technical categories. We’ll see if they bring home the awards tonight, as the Emmy Creative Arts Awards ceremony takes place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
The ceremony begins at 4PM Pacific Time, 7PM Eastern. The awards show won’t air for another week, but we’ll be posting the winners tonight, as soon as the information becomes available!
Update! The categories have been announced, and Game of Thrones has won four Emmys tonight. Congratulations to GoT on their big wins in Art Direction, Costuming, Visual and Special Effects and Prosthetic Makeup!
The Creative Arts categories that Game of Thrones competed in include:
Guest Actress in a Drama – Diana Rigg, lost to Allison Janney of Masters of Sex
Casting for a Drama Series- Nina Gold and Robert Sterne, lost to True Detective.
Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)- Ramin Djawadi, lost to Alan Silvestri for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey
Winner! – Art Direction For A Contemporary Or Fantasy Series (Single-Camera)
Winner! – Special and Visual Effects
Cinematography: Jonathan Freeman (“Two Swords”), Anette Haellmigk (“The Lion and the Rose”), lost to True Detective’s Adam Arkapaw
Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Miniseries Or Movie, lost to The Blacklist
Winner! – Costumes for a Series (“The Lion and the Rose”)
Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series (“The Lion and the Rose”), lost to Downton Abbey
Makeup For A Single-Camera Series-Non-Prosthetic (“Oathkeeper”), lost to True Detective
Winner! – Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (“The Children”)
Sound Editing For A Series (“The Watchers on the Wall”), lost to Black Sails
Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series – One Hour (“The Watchers on the Wall”), lost to House of Cards
Interactive Program – Game of Thrones Premiere Facebook Live and Instagram, lost to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Digital Experience
Creative Achievement in Interactive Media (Juried Award): Game of Thrones Viewers Guide, User Experience and Visual Design, lost to HITRECORD On TV
A recorded version of tonight’s show will air on the FXM network on Sunday, August 24th at 8pm ET/PT. The Primetime Emmys live awards show will air Monday, August 25th. Tune in then to root for Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, and Game of Thrones.
Good luck, tonight, to everyone involved with the show!