‘Game of Thrones’: Creative Arts Dominance Predicts Primetime Emmy Coronation

At the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, “Game of Thrones‘” craft dominance was a testament to both its cultural impact and cumulative excellence.

The HBO juggernaut grabbed 10 awards (out of 18 nominations) for its final season.

The series won for casting, fantasy/sci-fi costumes, editing, main title design, music composition, makeup (non-prosthetic), sound editing, sound mixing, special visual effects, and stunt coordination — but significantly, the editing victory for “The Long Night” is the key predictor for next Monday’s outstanding drama Emmy win, since five of the last seven winners have gone on to take the big prize.The series’ final season was capped by the extraordinary work of costume designer Michele Clapton and the VFX team led by supervisor Joe Bauer.

Clapton earned her fifth Emmy, concluding with Sansa’s (Sophie Turner) wolfish coronation gown with metal bodice, wielding both power and respect.

And the VFX dwarfed all previous annihilation

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