This past weekend, The Television Academy presented the 2017 Creative Arts
Emmy Awards Ceremonies, which honors outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Among the winners in the OTT space were Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. Vimeo and VR studio Felix&Paul each won a single Emmy, as well.
Netflix came away with 16 awards, only three awards behind HBO (19). Hulu walked away with 5 awards ncluding three for its breakout drama series “The Handmaid’s Tale”, and Amazon came in last out of the three SVOD companies with two awards. Here’s how the numbers broke down:
“Stranger Things” –Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music / Outstanding Sound Editing For a Series / Outstanding Main Title Design / Outstanding Casting For a Dram Series / Outstanding Single-Camera Editing For a Drama Series /
“Marvel’s Luke Cage” –Outstanding Stunt coordination For a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie
“Master Of None: The Thief” –Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing For a Comedy Series
“‘The Crown: Wolferton Splash” –Outstanding Period/Fantasy Costumes for a series, Limited Series or Movie
“The Crown: Smoke and Mirrors” –Outstanding Production Design For a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More)
“The Ranch: Easy Come Easy Go” –Outstanding Cinematography for Multi Camera Series
“House of Cards: Chapter 63” –Outstanding Music Composition For a Series
“The Handmaid’s Tale” — Outstanding Production Desing for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More); Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Alexis Bledel as Ofglen); Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
“Dropping the Soap” — Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series (Jane Lynch as Olivia Vanderstein”
“Mozart in the Jungle” — Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-hour) or Animation
Felix &Paul Studios:
“The People’s House: Inside the White House with Barak and Michelle Obama” on Samsung / Oculus — Outstanding Original Interactive Program
“Dicks” — Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, Kim Estes as Amanda.