The Mandalorian, black-ish, and National Geographic Win 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards


UPDATE 09/19:20: The Disney+ breakout hit, The Mandalorian, has won another 2 Emmys, this time for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score). Ludwig Göransson was the composer.

Those interested in learning more about Göransson's process during the creation of the musical score for The Mandalorian's first season, be sure to check out Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian episode seven on Disney+.

National Geographic's The Cave was awarded the Emmy for Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking.


UPDATE 09/18/20: On the third night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Disney+ came away with another trophy:

  • Outstanding Short Form Animated Program
    • Forky Asks a Question: What is Love? [Disney+]

The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards have been begun their multi-night event, including four nights of Creative Arts Awards and Sunday's big event hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. During the three presentations that have happened already, Disney+ and ABC have been well represented, with The Mandalorian taking home five trophies.

We'll keep you updated throughout the week, but here are the Disney and ABC related wins so far:

  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour)
    • The Mandalorian - "Chapter 1: The Mandalorian" [Disney+]
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation
    • The Mandalorian - "Chapter 1: The Mandalorian" [Disney+]
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation
    • The Mandalorian - "Chapter 2: The Child" [Disney+]
  • Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling
    • blackish - "Hair Day" [ABC]
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour)
    • The Mandalorian - "Chapter 7: The Reckoning" [Disney+]
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects
    • The Mandalorian - "Chapter 2: The Child" [Disney+]
  • Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
    • Live In Front of a Studio Audience: "All In The Family" and "Good Times" [ABC]
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special
    • The Oscars [ABC]
  • Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Special
    • Live In Front of a Studio Audience: "All In The Family" and "Good Times" [ABC]
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special
    • The Oscars [ABC]
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program
    • Life Below Zero - "The New World" [National Geographic]
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
    • The Cave [National Geographic]
  • Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series
    • National Geographic Presents Cosmos: Creating Possible Worlds [National Geographic]

Source: Deadline

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