6:27pm PT by Carolyn Giardina
Creative Arts Emmys: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Fifth Consecutive VFX Award
HBO’s Game of Thrones on Saturday night won its fifth consecutive Emmy for outstanding special visual effects at the Creative Arts Emmys.
It beat out fellow nominees Black Sails, The Man in the High Castle, Penny Dreadful and Vikings.
HBO's drama also took home honors for casting for a drama, production design for a contemporary or fantasy program and costumes for a period/fantasy series.
On the strength of Game of Thrones' “Battle of the Bastards” episode, Emmys in VFX were awarded to Joe Bauer, overall VFX supervisor; Steve Kullback, VFX producer; Adam Chazen, VFX associate producer; Derek Spears, lead CG supervisor; Eric Carney, VFX plate supervisor; Sam Conway, special effects supervisor; Matthew Rouleau, CG supervisor; Michelle Blok, previs supervisor; and Glenn Melenhorst, VFX supervisor.