HBO, FX and Netflix among the big winners at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys

The winners for the 68th annual Creative Arts Emmys have been announced. The first ever two night awards show, which was held on the 10 – 11th of September, recognises achievements in cinematography, make-up, costume design, casting, and sound.

HBO lead the way on day one, with popular fantasy series Game of Thrones picking up a record breaking nine wins for outstanding casting, make-up and costumes. HBO’s Veep and Girls also won one award each which meant that HBO racked up an amazing eleven wins in total. FX came second place with four awards going to People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, The Americans, Fargo and American Horror Story: Hotel. Amy Poehler had her standout moment on the day winning her first Emmy of seventeen total nominations. Amy Poehler shares the award with co-star Tina Fey who one the award for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series. 

On day two Netflix’s stand out series Making a Murderer and Fox’s live musical Grease Live both scored four trophies. A&E came a close third winning three trophies for Cartel Land.

View the full list of award winners:

Night One: 

  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series – Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series – Peter Scolari, Girls
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series – Margo Martindale, The Americans
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
  • Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special – The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Outstanding Casting for a Comedy –Veep
  • Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series – Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie – The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series – Downton Abbey
  • Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Multiplatform Storytelling –Archer Scavenger Hunt
  • Original Interactive Program –Henry
  • Social TV Experience – @Midnight with Chris Hardwick
  • User Experience and Visual Design –Cartoon Network App Experience
  • Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic) –American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) –Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Costumes for a Contemporary Series, Limited Series or Movie –American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Outstanding Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie – Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less) –Transparent
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More) –Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More) – Downton Abbey
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music – Marvel’s Jessica Jones
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Design – The Man in the High Castle
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series – Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie – Fargo
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series – The Man in the High Castle
  • Governors Award – American Idol
  • Outstanding Music Direction – Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score) – The Night Manager
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) – Mr. Robot
  • Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics – The Hunting Ground
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or a Variety Program – Shameless
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie – Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects – Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie – The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series – The Big Bang Theory
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series – Black Sails
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special – Fargo
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One-Hour) – Game of Thrones
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation – Mozart in the Jungle
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie – The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Outstanding Commercial – Love Has No Labels
  • Outstanding Interactive Program –The Late Late Show with James Corden
  • Outstanding Narrator – Keith David
  • Outstanding Children’s Program –It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Night two:

  • Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Program: RuPaul Charles, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” 
  • Documentary Series: Making a Murderer 
  • Documentary or Nonfiction Special: What Happened, Miss Simone?
  • Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking: Cartel Land , Jim: The James Foley Story  (tie)
  • Writing for a Variety Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 
  • Directing for a Variety Series: Ryan McFaul, Inside Amy Schumer 
  • Variety Special: The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special 
  • Writing for a Nonfiction Program: Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, Making a Murderer
  • Directing for a Nonfiction Program: Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, Making a Murderer 
  • Editing for a Nonfiction Program: Moira Demos, Making a Murderer
  • Character Voice-Over Performance: Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy 
  • Short Form Animated Program: Robot Chicken
  • Animated Program: Archer 
  • Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special: Grease: Live
  • Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for Variety Series: The Voice 
  • Picture Editing for Variety Programming: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 
  • Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special: Danny Elfman‘s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
  • Short Form Comedy or Drama Series: Childrens Hospital 
  • Short Form Variety Series: Park Bench With Steve Buscemi 
  • Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series: Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story 
  • Governors Award: American Idol
  • Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program: Project Greenlight 
  • Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program: Who Do You Think You Are?
  • Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming: The Wiz Live!
  • Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama: Rob Corddry, Childrens Hospital 
  • Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Event or Award Special: Grease: Live
  • Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Series: Portlandia 
  • Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program: Cartel Land 
  • Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera): Cartel Land 
  • Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera): Vice 
  • Hairstyling for Multi-Camera Series or Special: Saturday Night Live 
  • Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special: Key & Peele 
  • Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series: Patrika Darbo, Acting Dead 
  • Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special: Grease: Live 
  • Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series: Dancing With the Stars 
  • Unstructured Reality Program: Born This Way
  • Cinematography for a Reality Program: Life Below Zero
  • Structured Reality Program: Shark Tank
  • Choreography: Quest Crew, America’s Best Dance Crew and Kathryn Burns, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (tie)
  • Special Class Program: Grease: Live