Game Of Thrones and Making A Murderer among big winners at the Creative Arts Emmys

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The Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2016 took place on Sunday night, and several of the year's biggest TV shows were awarded a number of top gongs, including Game Of Thrones and Making A Murderer.

The prestigious awards ceremony - which was held a week ahead of the Primetime Emmy Awards - celebrates the technical and behind-the-scenes achievements in television programming and took place over two nights.

Game of Thrones team
The "Game Of Thrones" team pose with their awards in the press room for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (one-hour) (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/PA Images)

Popular fantasy drama series Game Of Thrones was the biggest winner on the night, taking nine awards including Outstanding Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Special Visual Effects and Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie.

Netflix original documentary series Making A Murderer, which looked back over the the historic trial of accused and imprisoned Steven Avery for the killing of Teresa Halbach, won four awards including Outstanding Picture Editing For A Nonfiction Programme and Outstanding Directing For A Nonfiction Programme.

Making a Murderer
Laura Ricciardi, left, and Moira Demos pose with the award for Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Programme for Making A Murderer (Richard Shotwell / AP/PA Images)

Grease: Live took a handful of gongs too, including Outstanding Special Class Programme and Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special, with its stars Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens sharing their glee over the wins via their social media pages on the night.

Brit star abroad James Corden won the Outstanding Interactive Programme accolade for his chat show The Late Late Show, and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane was honoured in the Outstanding Character Voiceover in an Animated Series category.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were honoured jointly in the Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category, winning as co-hosts of last year's Christmas episode on Saturday Night Live.

Other award-winners included Downton Abbey, Fargo, American Idol, Robot Chicken, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and The Big Bang Theory.

Grease: Live winners
Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens and Kether Donohue pose with their awards (Richard Shotwell / AP/PA Images)

The star-studded evening saw the likes of Grease stars Julianne and Vanessa joined by many other famous faces, including Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jane Lynch, Katharine McPhee and Ellen Page.

See the winners of the Creative Arts Emmys in full:

Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
Veep

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series
Downton Abbey

Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Multiplatform Storytelling
Archer

Original Interactive Programme
Henry

Social TV Experience
@Midnight With Chris Hardwick

User Experience and Visual Design
Cartoon Network App Experience

Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic)
American Horror Story: Hotel

Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Costumes for a Contemporary Series, Limited Series or Movie
American Horror Story: Hotel

Winners for Choreography, @katmburns, @cw_crazyxgf with her #EmmysArts gold!

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Outstanding Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Programme (Half-Hour or Less)
Transparent

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Programme (One Hour or More)
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Programme (One Hour or More)
Downton Abbey

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
Marvel's Jessica Jones

Outstanding Original Main Title Design
The Man In The High Castle

Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Winner of the Governors Award, @AmericanIdol / @FOXTV with their #EmmysArts gold!

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Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie
Fargo

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series
The Man In The High Castle

Governors Award
American Idol

Outstanding Music Direction
Danny Elfman's Music From the Films of Tim Burton

Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score)
The Night Manager

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Mr. Robot

Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
The Hunting Ground

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or a Variety Programme
Shameless

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie
Game Of Thrones

@ellenpage from #Gaycation on @viceland joins us on the red carpet for #EmmysArts!

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Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Peter Scolari, Girls

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Black Sails

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
Fargo

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan

The victorious team from @archer_fx with their #EmmysArts gold for Animated Program! @aishatyler @ambercnash #archer

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Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One-Hour)
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation
Mozart In The Jungle

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Commercial
Love Has No Labels

Outstanding Interactive Programme
The Late Late Show with James Corden

Outstanding Narrator
Keith David, Jackie Robinson

Outstanding Children's Programme
It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Margo Martindale, The Americans

Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Programme
RuPaul Charles, RuPaul's Drag Race

Documentary Series
Making A Murderer

Documentary or Nonfiction Special
What Happened, Miss Simone?

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Cartel Land And Jim: The James Foley Story (tie)


Writing for a Variety Series
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Directing for a Variety Series
Ryan McFaul, Inside Amy Schumer

Variety Special
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special

Writing for a Nonfiction Programme
Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, Making a Murderer

Directing for a Nonfiction Programme:
Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, Making A Murderer

Editing for a Nonfiction Programme
Moira Demos, Making A Murderer

Character Voice-Over Performance
Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy

Short Form Animated Programme
Robot Chicken

Animated Programme
Archer

Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special
Grease: Live

Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for Variety Series
The Voice

Picture Editing for Variety Programming
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special
Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Children's Hospital winners
Erinn Hayes, left, Lake Bell, centre, and Zandy Hartig pose with the award for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for Children's Hospital (Richard Shotwell / AP/PA Images)

Short Form Comedy or Drama Series
Children's Hospital

Short Form Variety Series
Park Bench With Steve Buscemi

Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series:
Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Governors Award:
American Idol

Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Programme
Project Greenlight

Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Programme
Who Do You Think You Are?

Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming:
The Wiz Live!

Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama
Rob Corddry, Children's Hospital (Adult Swim)

Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Event or Award Special:
Grease: Live

Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Series
Portlandia

Cinematography for a Nonfiction Programme
Cartel Land

Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Programme (Single or Multi-Camera):
Cartel Land

Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Programme (Single or Multi-Camera):
Vice

Robot Chicken winners
Seth Green, left, and Clare Grant pose with the award for for Outstanding Short Form Animated Programme for Robot Chicken (Richard Shotwell / AP/PA Images)

Hairstyling for Multi-Camera Series or Special
Saturday Night Live

Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special:
Key & Peele

Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Patrika Darbo, Acting Dead

Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special:
Grease: Live

Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series
Dancing With the Stars

Unstructured Reality Programme:
Born This Way

Cinematography for a Reality Programme:
Life Below Zero

Structured Reality Programme:
Shark Tank

Choreography:
Quest Crew, America's Best Dance Crew and Kathryn Burns, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (tie)

Special Class Programme:
Grease: Live

Information Series or Special:
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown