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 Main Title Theme Music was just announced. The nominees were:
Original Main Title Theme Music:
The Americans – Music by Nathan Barr
Copper – Music by Brian A. Keane
Da Vinci’s Demons – Music by Bear McCreary
Elementary – Music by Sean Callery
Hemlock Grove – Music by Nathan Barr
House of Cards – Music by Jeff Beal
The winner was Bear McCreary in his first Emmy win. Mc Creary was excited as he ran to the stage to accept his award thanking his family and everyone involved with Da Vinci's Demons.
Check back to this page for more reports from the Creative Emmy Awards and to this page for an inteview with Bear.