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 Direction was just announced. The nominees were:
Outstanding Music Direction:
Christmas in Washington – Ian Fraser, Music Director
The Kennedy Center Honors – Rob Berman & Rob Mathes, Music Directors
The Oscars – William Ross, Music Director
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel (Live From Lincoln Center) – Rob Fisher, Music Director
66th Annual Tony Award – Elliot Lawrence, Music Director
The winner was Elliot Lawerence, the Music Director for The 66th Annual Tony Awards.
Check back to this page for more reports from the Creative Emmy Awards.
The Creative Emmy Awards will air on FXX on Saturday, September 21st.
The Primetime Emmy Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, September 22nd.