Game of Thrones received a total of 24 Emmy nominations this year and the celebrations started tonight, with the handing out of the Creative Arts awards at a ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
At the Creative Arts ceremony, the technically oriented and guest acting categories are announced, and Game of Thrones picked up 8 (!) well-deserved awards in several categories!
Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) – “Mother’s Mercy”
Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More) – “High Sparrow” – Deborah Riley, Production Designer
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series – “The Dance of Dragons”
Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series – “Hardhome”
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) – “Hardhome”
Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie – Rowley Irlam, Stunt Coordinator
The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air on the FXX channel on September 19th at 8:00pm ET/PT and 10:30pm ET/PT.
The Emmy Awards live ceremony, with the announcements of categories such as Best Drama and Best Supporting Actor/Actress will air on Sunday, September 20th at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
Congratulations to HBO and the cast and crew of Game of Thrones for their splendid showing at the Emmys tonight!