Creative Arts Emmy Awards sneak peek

Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmys take place at the Nokia Theater, the same venue where the Primetime Emmys will be held on Monday, Aug. 25. While both ceremonies run for three hours, the primetime kudocast hands out only 26 trophies while the creative awardsfest crams in a staggering 80 races. 

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While more than three-quarters of the Creative Arts awards are in technical and creative categories, the ceremony also bestows 13 programming prizes as well as the four guest acting and reality host Emmys. 

Art Direction (4)
Animation – Individual Achievement
Casting (3)
Cinematography (5)
Costumes (3)
Directing (2)
Hairstyling (3)
Makeup (4)
Lighting Design (2)
Main Title Design
Music (5)
Narrator/Voiceover (2)
Picture Editing (7)
Sound Editing (3)
Sound Mixing (5)
Special & Visual Effects (2)
Stunt Coordination (2)
Technical Direction (2)
Writing (2)

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Animated Short-Form
Children’s Program
Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Documentary Filmmaking
Informational Series or Special
Interactive Media
Interactive Program
Special Class Program
Special Class – Short Format Live
Special Class – Short Format Nonfiction
Structured Reality Program
Unstructured Reality Program
Variety Special

Drama Guest Actor
Drama Guest Actress
Comedy Guest Actor
Comedy Guest Actress

Reality Show Host 

Be sure to join us on the Gold Derby home page Saturday, August 16, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. PT as we provide live coverage of the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony. We will have Editors Marcus Dixon and Ralph Galvan backstage providing the winners as they happen. Editors Chris Beachum, Matt Noble, Paul Sheehan, Rob Licuria, and Charles Bright will be discussing all the categories and winners live. You can participate in the chat box on the home page as well.

Watch our video interviews with guest star Emmy nominees
Uzo Aduba, Beau Bridges, Laverne Cox, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney & Joe Morton

You still have time to make your final predictions in several of Creative Arts categories. Use the easy drag-and-drop menu below to get started.

Below, watch Gold Derby’s Editors duke it out over many of this year’s Creative Arts Emmy races in our extended pre-show slugfest.

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