by Amos Semien
The Creative Arts Emmys are the Emmy Awards presented in recognition of technical and similar achievements in American television programming. These Emmys are commonly awarded to behind-the-scenes personnel such as art directors, casting directors, cinematographers, costume designers, and sound editors. The Creative Arts category also includes awards for outstanding animated programs and guest acting in comedy and drama television series.
The Creative Arts portion of the 2013 Primetime Emmys handed out 77 awards on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
65th Annual / 2013 Primetime Emmys winners:
Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Bob Newhart, "The Big Bang Theory"
Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Melissa Leo, "Louie"
Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Dan Bucatinsky, "Scandal"
Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Carrie Preston, "The Good Wife"
Variety Special: "Kennedy Center Honors"
Directing: "Kennedy Center Honors"
Writing: "Louis C.K.: Oh, My God"
Reality Host: Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn
Reality Program: "Undercover Boss"
Animated Program: "South Park"
Short-Format Animated Program: "Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant de Triomphe"
Achievement in Animation: (6 honorees announced earlier) "Adventure Time," "Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant deTriomphe," "Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant deTriomphe," "Disney TRON: Uprising," "Dragons: Riders of Berk," "The Simpsons"
Children’s Program: "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee"
Multi-Camera Series: "Master Chef"
Variety or Nonfiction Programming (Tie): Olymphic Games, "Saturday Night Live"
Mini or Movie: "Behind the Candelabra"
Single-Camera Series: "Boardwalk Empire"
Drama Series: "House of Cards"
Mini/Movie: "Behind the Candelabra"
Comedy Series: "30 Rock"
Reality Programming: "The Deadliest Catch"
Single-Camera Series: "House of Cards"
Miniseries or Movie: "Top of the Lake"
Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series: "How I Met Your Mother"
Nonfiction Programming: "Anthony Boudain: Parts Unknown"
Outstanding Commercial: "Inspired," Canon
Miniseries, Movie or a Special: "Behind the Candelabra"
Series: "The Borgias"
Variety Program or a Special: Grammy Awards, "Portlandia," "Men Who Built America" (juried award)
Mini or Movie: "Behind the Candelabra:
Multi-Camera Series or Special: "Saturday Night Live"
Single-Camera Series: "Boardwalk Empire"
Interactive Program: "Night of Too Many Stars"
Creative Achievement in Interactive Media: Original Interactive Program: "Lizzie Bennet Diaries"
Variety Series: "The Voice"
Variety Special: Super Bowl Halftime Show
Prosthetic - Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special: "Behind the Candelabra"
Non-Prosthetic - Miniseries or a Movie: "Behind the Candelabra"
Non-Prosthetic - Single-Camera Series: "Game of Thrones"
Non-Prosthetic - Multi-Camera Series or Special: "Saturday Night Live"
Music Direction: Tony Awards
Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score): "Downton Abbey"
Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Original Dramatic Score): "World Without End"
Original Music and Lyrics: Tony Awards
Original Main Title Theme Music: "Da Vinci's Demons"
Main Title Design: "Da Vinci's Demons"
Direction for Nonfiction Programming: "American Masters"
Writing for Nonfiction Programming: "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God"
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking: "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God"
Documentary or Nonfiction Special: "Manhunt: Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden"
Documentary or Nonfiction Series (Tie): "American Masters," "Inside the Actor's Studio"
Informational Series or Special: "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown"
Picture Editing for Reality Programming: "Deadliest Catch"
Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming: "Mea Maxima Calpa: Silence in the House of God"
Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series: "Breaking Bad" ("Gliding Over All")
Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series: "The Office" finale
Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series: "How I Met Your Mother"
Single Camera Picture Editing for a Mini or Movie: "Behind the Candelabra"
Picture editing for Short-Form Segments and Variety Specials: "Daily Show"
Miniseries, Movie or a Special: "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera): "Men Who Built America"
Series: "Boardwalk Empire"
Variety Series or Special: Grammy Awards
Nonfiction Programming: "History of the Eagles"
Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour): "Boardwalk Empire"
Miniseries or Movie: "Behind the Candelabra"
Comedy or Drama Series (Half Hour) and Animation: "Nurse Jackie"
Special Class Programs: Tony Awards
Special Class Programs - Short Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs: "Children's Hospital"
Special Class - Short-Format Nonfiction Programs: "Remembering 9/11"
Comedy Series or a Variety Program: "Supah Ninjas"
Drama series, Movie or Mini: "Revolution"
Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series: "The Big Bang Theory"
Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special: Tony Awards
Special Visual Effects: "Game of Thrones"
Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role: "Banshee"
Voice-Over Performance: Lily Tomlin, "An Apology to Elephants"
Thanks to Gold Derby.