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  • From Whale Songs To Clarinets: Heitor Pereira’s Score For “Sonic Sea” Earns Emmy Nom

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    By: Marjorie Galas Some artists get to weave their personal passions with their professional works.  Take, for example, composer Heitor Pereira.  When he’s not creating innovative music, he’s engaged with nature.   He’s an avid birder who’s spent years recording the calls of many species.  He was able to take his knowledge of the feathered community…

     

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  • So You Think You Can Dance: A Look Behind The Emmy-Nomination Generating Live Broadcast

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    By: Marjorie Galas Sean Cheesman takes the role he has instructing young dancers on “So You Think You Can Dance” very seriously.  After watching Season 14 contestant Koine and her all-star partner Marko perform his choreography – a mixture of African dance and jazz – during the show’s live telecast on Monday, August 14th, Cheesman…

     

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  • Results Of 2016 Creative Arts Emmys Double Header

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    Change was in the air during the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys, held at the Microsoft Center September 10th and 11th.   Celebrating his last year as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Television Academy, Maury McIntyre noted the decision to split this year’s Emmy craft celebration came in response to expand categories, such as the…

     

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  • “Adventure Time” Big Winner In 2016 Television Academy Animation Juried Awards Winners

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    The Television Academy announced today the juried award winners for the 68th Emmy® Awards in Animation. The juried awards for Animation will be presented during the Creative Arts Emmy program taking place Sunday, September 11, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Juried categories require all entrants to be screened by a panel of professionals…

     

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  • Still Live From New York: Eugene Lee Receives Twelfth Emmy Nom For SNL

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    By: Marjorie Galas Ask Eugene Lee how he felt after he received the call informing him about his 2016 Emmy nomination and the product designer grasps for words.  He’s much more enamored with the fact that he’s remained part of the handful of originals still working on “Saturday Night Live”. In fact, he was a…

     

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  • 2015 Creative Arts Emmys: From The Red Carpet To The Winners List

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    Six time Emmy nominee James Connelly walked down the red carpet just as excited as he was the first time he visited the Creative Arts Emmys. “My mom is over there, waving like crazy. She’s been here every time too with me and we are both really excited,” said Connelly, celebrating a nomination for Production…

     

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  • Things We Learned At The 2012 Creative Arts Emmys

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    Who says award shows aren’t educational?  Here are a few things we learned attending the 2012 Creative Arts Emmys:    * "Mad Men’s" Emmy-winning animated opening title sequence, following an ad man tumbling through his world as it’s torn apart, would never have existed if Matthew Weiner had his way.  He originally wanted  a live action…

     

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  • Creative Arts Emmys Big On First Timers

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      It was a night for the rookies at this year’s Creative Arts Emmys.  Not only were there many first time nominees filling this year’s slate, but there were many first time winners as well.  Even series with repeat wins, such as reality series “The Deadliest Catch” boasted a first time award for three time…

     

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  • Fringe Cinematographer Casts Magic Spell On “The Kennedys”

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    September 10th may be the date David Moxness adds an Emmy to his impressive array of achievements.  The “Fringe” cinematographer jumped on board the production of the mini series “The Kennedys” during the break between season two and three of “Fringe” for a little creative challenge and a different flavor from the hit science fiction…

     

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