Westworld Wins at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys!

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The live Emmy Awards ceremony isn’t until next Sunday, September 17th, but the Creative Arts portion of TV’s top awards took place this weekend, over two evenings at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Westworld was well-represented in the nominations at tonight’s festivities, which cover the more technical aspects of making television. The show received 15 nominations, covering 14 categories, as part of the Creative Arts Emmys, and an astounding 22 nominations total this year.

So, how did the new kids on the block fare tonight? 

Westworld picked up several awards this year, an impressive feat for a show only in its first season. It faced stiff competition from three other newbies: Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, and Netflix’s The Crown and Stranger Things. Ultimately, Westworld picked up FIVE awards, including:

  • Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series, for “Contrapasso”
  • Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) for “The Original” 
  • Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series for “The Bicameral Mind”
  • Special Visual Effects for “The Bicameral Mind”

Congratulations to the hard-working crew of Westworld on their wins!

Other nominations and winners announced tonight included:

  • TWO nods for Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program – For “The Bicameral Mind”, and for “The Original”. Westworld lost to The Handmaid’s Tale (“Offred”) in this category.
  • Casting for a Drama Series – John Papsidera. Stranger Things won this category
  • Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series  for “The Original”, with the prize going to The Handmaid’s Tale.
  • Period/Fantasy Costumes for a Series, Limited Series, or Movie , for “The Original”, with The Crown winning.
  • Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie, or Special – “The Original.” American Horror Story: Roanoke‘s horrifying looks took the prize here.
  • Main Title DesignWestworld‘s memorable main titles were defeated by Stranger Things‘ iconic opening credits.
  • Original Main Title Theme Music – Ramin Djawadi’s moody opening theme lost out to Stranger Things.
  • Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series – “The Bicameral Mind” lost to Stranger Things.
  • Sound Editing for a Series – “The Bicameral Mind”. Westworld took one sound prize,  Stranger Things the other.

Watch on CBS, September 17th at 8PM ET/5PM PT to see the Emmys and find out if Westworld snags any more awards! In addition to competing for Outstanding Drama Series, Writing and Directing awards, several of the show’s stars are nominated, including Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Anthony Hopkins, and Jeffrey Wright. Tune in to cheer them on, enjoy the red carpet fun, and find out who wins!

2 responses to “Westworld Wins at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys!”

  1. Happy for all the Stranger Things wins because I love the show to bits, but omg I want Ramin to win an Emmy so bad.

    Grats to Westworld for their wins.

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