‘The Mandalorian’ Wins Seven Creative Arts Emmy Awards!

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The Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place this weekend ahead of the main ceremony, which is scheduled to be held next Sunday. The Creative Arts Awards honor outstanding artistic and technical achievements in a variety of television program genres, guest performances in weekly series, as well as exceptional work in the animation, reality and documentary categories.

Disney+’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian received 24 Emmy nominations in total, 19 of which were up for grabs during the Creative Arts Awards. The show ultimately took home seven awards.

  • Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour) – Matthew Jensen “Chapter 15: The Believer”
  • Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup – “Chapter 13: The Jedi”
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) – “Chapter 13: The Jedi”
  • Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) – Ludwig Göransson “Chapter 16: The Rescue”
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination – Ryan Watson
  • Outstanding Stunt Performance – Lateef Crowder “Chapter 16: The Rescue”
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Season Or A Movie

The remaining five nominations will be determined during the main ceremony for the 73rd Emmy Awards, which will air live on CBS on Sunday, September 19 at 5 p.m PST/8 p.m. EST.

  • Outstanding Drama series
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series – Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon
  • Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series – Jon Favreau, “Chapter 9: The Marshal”
  • Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series – Dave Filoni, “Chapter 13: The Jedi”
  • Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series – Jon Favreau, “Chapter 16: The Rescue”

The Mandalorian follows the exploits of a bounty hunter named Din Djarin (portrayed by Pedro Pascal) as he makes his way across the outer reaches of the galaxy in the wake of the Empire’s rule. The series was an immediate hit, captivating audiences with its intriguing new lead character and his undeniably adorable bounty-turned-sidekick Grogu.

Seasons 1 and 2 of The Mandalorian are now streaming exclusively on Disney+. Catch up on our episodic recapsreviews, and more!

Audiences can tune in for an edited presentation of the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, September 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.

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Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. She has spent a large portion of her life dedicated to her first love, photography. When she's not behind the camera, she's likely reading books and comics or dabbling in creative writing. Otherwise, she's probably yelling about Star Wars, Marvel, anime, or Ted Lasso. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com
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