Bob’s Burgers won the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys, presented Aug. 16 in Los Angeles.
Bob’s Burgers won for the episode “Mazel Tina,” written by Holly Schlesinger and directed by Brian LoSchiavo. The Fox series beat out FX’s Archer, Nick’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Comedy Central series Futurama and South Park.
In the short-form category, Disney’s Mickey Mouse won for the episode “‘O Sole Minnie.” It beat out Adventure Time, Phineas and Ferb, Regular Show and Robot Chicken for the honor.
Harry Shearer won his first Emmy, for his work on The Simpsons, winning Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for playing Kent Brockman, Mr. Burns, Younger Burns and Smithers on the episode “Four Regrettings and a Funeral.”
HBO’s Game of Thrones won Outstanding Special and Visual Effects for the episode “The Children,” while Starz’s Black Sails won Outstanding Special and Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.
The Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation awards, which are juried, were presented to:
- Nick Jennings, Art Director, Adventure Time, “Wizards Only, Fools,” Cartoon Network
- Ian Worrel, Art Director, Gravity Falls, “Dreamscaperers,” Disney Channel
- Narina Sokolova, Background Painter, Disney’s Mickey Mouse,” ‘O Sole Minnie,” Disney Channel
- Valerio Ventura, Background Designer, Disney’s Mickey Mouse, “The Adorable Couple,” Disney Channel
- Sean Szeles, Storyboard Artist, Long Live the Royals, cartoonnetwork.com
- Jasmin Lai, Background Painter, The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed, Cartoon Network
- Cameron Baity, Animator, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise, Adult Swim
- Dmitry Malanitchev, Color Design Director, The Simpsons, “Treehouse of Horror XXIV,” Fox
- Charles Ragins, Background Designer, The Simpsons, “Treehouse of Horror XXIV,” Fox
- Nick Edwards, Character Designer, Uncle Grandpa, “Afraid of the Dark,” Cartoon Network
Congratulations to all the honorees!