The 65th Emmy Awards are taking place this weekend and next. The Creative Awards are being held today, September 15 and the PrimeTime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22nd. Both ceremonies are taking place at the Nokia Theatre at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.
The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will announce the majority of the behind the scenes and the technical work for television production. Categories include art direction, cinematography, hairstyling, makeup, music, picture editing, sound editing and mixing, special visual effects, stunts and more.
Awards are also handed out for commercials, animation, reality series and other programming, as well as some acting categories and special honors.
In the music-related categories, the award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) was just announced. The nominees were:
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score):
Arrested Development – Flight of the Phoenix – Music by David Schwartz
The Borgias – The Prince – Music by Trevor Morris
Downton Abbey – Episode 6 – Music by John Lunn
House of Cards – Chapter 1 – Music by Jeff Beal
Last Resort – Captain – Music by Robert Duncan
Mr Selfridge (Masterpiece) – Episode 1 – Music by Charlie Mole
The winner was John Lunn who did the Music for Episode 6 of the TV show Downton Abbey. Season 4 of the show will start on PBS in January 2014.
Check back to this page for more reports from the Creative Emmy Awards.