Disney+’s “The Mandalorian” won five of the 19 awards presented Wednesday evening on the third night of the five-night Creative Arts Emmys.
The first-live action “Star Wars” series won for outstanding visual effects, cinematography for a single-camera series (half-hour), sound mixing for a comedy or drama series (half-hour), sound editing for a comedy or drama series (half-hour) and production design for a narrative program (half-hour).
“The Watchmen” was the other multiple winner on a night devoted to honoring various technical aspects of scripted programming.
HBO’s superhero limited series received Emmys at the virtual ceremony for outstanding cinematography for a limited series, fantasy/sci-fi costumes, single-camera picture editing for a limited series or movie and sound mixing for a limited series or movie.
The Creative Arts Emmy Awards honor programming that initially aired between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020.
Thursday’s ceremony will also be devoted to scripted programming, with Oscar winners Christoph Waltz and Taika Waititi among the nominees.
What the Television Academy describes as “an eclectic mix of awards across all genres” will be presented Saturday. The Creative Arts Emmys began Monday with a ceremony honoring reality and nonfiction programming. Tuesday’s ceremony honored variety programming.
Thursday’s ceremony will be streamed on Emmys.com at 5 p.m. Saturday’s ceremony will be broadcast on FXX at 5 p.m.
Awards in the top 23 categories in comedy, drama, competition, limited and variety talk series and the Governors Award will be presented at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday.
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