Tuesday, March 31, 2015

'The Clone Wars' Nominated for Seven Daytime Emmy Awards

By: Dominic Jones

Star Wars: The Clone Wars may be over but that doesn't mean it's done winning awards.  The sixth season of the Emmy award winning animated series, which was released on Netflix last year, has once again been nominated for an amazing seven Daytime Emmy Awards! 

The Clone Wars is nominated in the following categories:

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Executive Producer: George Lucas
Supervising Director: Dave Filoni
Producer: Cary Silver
Line Producer: Athena Portillo

Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
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Mark Hamill as Darth Bane

Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program
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Writer: Christian Taylor

Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program
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Supervising Director: Dave Filoni
Directors: Brian Kalin O’Connell, Danny Keller, Steward Lee

Outstanding Sound Mixing – Animation
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Production Mixer: Cameron Davis
Re-Recording Mixer: David Acord
Foley Mixer: Frank Rinella
Scoring Mixer: Mark Evans

Outstanding Sound Editing – Animation
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Supervising Sound Editor: Matthew Wood
Sound Designer: David Acord
Music Editor: Dean Menta
Sound Editors: Jeremy Bowker, Steve Slanec
Foley Editors: Andrea Gard, Kevin Sellers
Foley Artists: Dennie Thorpe, Jana Vance

Outstanding Music Direction and Composition
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Composer: Kevin Kiner

The Clone Wars has won four Emmy awards in the past, picking up the "Outstanding Special Class Animation" award in both 2013 and 2014, as well as an "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation" award for animator Chris Voy in 2014 and a "Performer in an Animated Program" award for David Tennant (Professor Huyang in Season 5's "Young Jedi Arc") in 2013.

It's very exciting to see that even though the show is gone from our screens it is still getting the recognition it deserves.  We wish all those who were nominated the best of luck at the ceremony, which takes place April 26th at 8:00pm EST on the Pop Network.

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