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‘Rick and Morty’ Wins Creative Arts Emmy for Animated Program

Rick and Morty "Pickle Rick"
Rick and Morty "Pickle Rick"

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‘Rick and Morty’ Wins Creative Arts Emmy for Animated Program

The two-night 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Award ceremonies were held this weekend, with Saturday proving a big night for live-action favorites GLOW, Game of Thrones (seven wins out of 22 nominations), Black Mirror, and for Adult Swim, which scored a double win for Outstanding Animated Program for Rick and Morty “Pickle Rick” and Outstanding Short Form Animated Program for the Robot Chicken “Freshly Baked” special.

The big finale of the 70th Emmy Awards will be broadcast live on September 17.

Animation, VFX and related category winners below. See the list of juried animation achievement awards here.

ANIMATED PROGRAM
Big Hero 6: The Series “Baymax Returns” – Disney XD
Bob’s Burgers “V for Valentine-detta” – FOX
WINNER: Rick and Morty “Pickle Rick” – Adult Swim
South Park “Put It Down” – Comedy Central
The Simpsons “Gone Boy” – FOX

SHORT FORM ANIMATED PROGRAM
Adventure Time “Ring of Fire” – Cartoon Network
WINNER: Robot Chicken “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition” – Adult Swim
Steven Universe “Jungle Moon” – Cartoon Network
Teen Titans Go! “The Self-Indulgent 200th Episode Spectacular! Pt. 1 and Pt. 2” – Cartoon Network
We Bare Bears “Hurricane Hal” – Cartoon Network

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM
A Series of Unfortunate Events – Netflix
Alexa & Katie – Netflix
Fuller House – Netflix
Star Wars Rebels – Disney XD
WINNER: The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special – HBO

CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE
Seth MacFarlane – American Dad! – TBS
Seth MacFarlane – Family Guy “Nanny Goats” – FOX
WINNER: Alex Borstein as Lois Griffin, Babs Pewterschmidt, Natalia, Female Hippo, Woman in Car, Female Voice – Family Guy – FOX
Russi Taylor – The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular – Disney Channel
Dan Castellaneta – The Simpsons – FOX

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
Altered Carbon “Out of the Past” – Netflix
WINNER: Game of Thrones “Beyond The Wall” – HBO
Steve Kullback, Lead Visual Effects Producer; Joe Bauer, Lead Visual Effects
Supervisor; Adam Chazen, Visual Effects Associate Producer; Michelle Blok, Previs Lead; Sam Conway, Special Effects Supervisor; Ted Rae, Visual Effects Plate Supervisor; David Ramos, Visual Effects Supervisor; Wayne Stables, Lead CG & Animation Supervisor; Derek Spears, Lead CG Supervisor
Lost in Space “Danger, Will Robinson” – Netflix
Stranger Things “Chapter Nine: The Gate” – Netflix
Westworld “The Passenger” – HBO

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Gotham “That’s Entertainment” – FOX
Mr. Robot “eps3.4_runtime-err0r.r00” – USA
WINNER: The Alienist “The Boy on the Bridge” – TNT
Kent Houston, VFX Supervisor; Wendy Garfinkle, VFX Producer; Tim Barter,
Lead 2D Supervisor; Rasik Gorecha, Lead CG Supervisor; Martin Lake,
Associate VFX Producer; Doug Larmour, VFX Supervisor; Alison Griffiths, VFX
Producer; Steve Murgatroyd, VFX Supervisor; Harin Hirani, Lead Lighting TD
The Crown “Misadventure” – Netflix
The Handmaid’s Tale “June” – Hulu

ORIGINAL INTERACTIVE PROGRAM
Back To The Moon • Google Spotlight Stories App • Google Spotlight Stories
Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab • Oculus • Magnopus, Alcon Interactive, LLC, Oculus Magnopus Alcon Interactive Oculus
Coco VR • Oculus • Magnopus, Disney•Pixar, Oculus PIXAR Disney Magnopus
WINNER: NASA JPL: Cassini’s Grand Finale • YouTube • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Spider-Man Homecoming VR Experience • PlayStation VR App • Create VR, Sony Pictures Virtual Reality Create VR

CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA/SCRIPTED PROGRAM
Mr. RobotEcoin • USA Network
Rick And Morty • Virtual Rick-ality • Adult Swim
Silicon Valley • Interactive World: Not Hotdog, VR & Twitter-Powered Pizza Drones • HBO
13 Reasons Why • Talk to the Reasons • Netflix
WINNER: Westworld • Chaos Takes Control Interactive Experience • HBO • HBO, Kilter Films, Bad Robot

Game of Thrones "Beyond The Wall"

Game of Thrones “Beyond The Wall”

Robot Chicken "Freshly Baked"

Robot Chicken “Freshly Baked”

The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special

The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special

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