Roscommon star, Chris O'Dowd wins for role in short-form comedy State of the Union alongside Rosamund Pike, as HBO dramas and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel cleaned up at Creative Arts Emmys

The Game of Thrones, filmed and produced largely in Northern Ireland, walked away with ten gongs at the Creative Arts Emmys 2019, while, another HBO drama, Chernobyl won seven awards. Chris O'Dowd was the big Irish winner walking away with the Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

The British marital comedy State of the Union, written by Nick Hornby, won the Emmy for best short-form comedy or drama series, with short-form acting honors going to its stars, Chris O'Dowd and Rosamund Pike.

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The SundanceTV short ran for ten, 10-minute episodes in May 2019. While eventually victorious the snow was initially snubbed for any Emmy nominations.

It was only when the short-form series Better Call Saul Employee Training: Madrigal Electromotive Security was ruled indelible for competition that admissions opened slots for the next highest vote-getters, which included State of the Union.

When asked about his big win O'Dowd told the press "I’m so pleased we won. It’s better than the alternative.”

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Here O'Dowd talks about State of the Union: 

The HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones, which came to a conclusion earlier this year, dominated on Sunday evening, taking home ten awards including those for visual effects, non-prosthetic make-up, main title design, and drama series casting.

Another big HBO winner was the mini-series Chernobyl which won seven awards including those for cinematography, sound, music, and video editing.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel also had seven wins in total, including Outstanding Guest Actress and Actor for Jane Lynch and Luke Kirby.

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Creative Arts Emmys Winners -

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES -

State of the Union (Sundance TV)

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES -

Fleabag (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (HALF-HOUR) -

Russian Doll (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE -

Chernobyl (HBO)

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES -

Rosamund Pike - State of the Union (Sundance TV)

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE -

Chernobyl (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (ONE HOUR) -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES -

Fleabag (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL -

When They See Us (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION -

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE) -

Chernobyl (HBO)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE) -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL -

Nike, Dream Crazy

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL INTERACTIVE PROGRAM -

NASA's InSight Mars Landing

OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA WITHIN A SCRIPTED PROGRAM -

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES -

Chris O'Dowd, State Of The Union (Sundance TV)

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC -

Succession (HBO)

OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE DESIGN -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES -

Jane Lynch, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE -

Fosse/Verdon (FX)

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES -

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A COMEDY SERIES OR VARIETY PROGRAM -

Glow (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A DRAMA SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (ONE HOUR) -

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES -

Bradley Whitford - The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES -

The Ranch (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE (NON-PROSTHETIC) -

Fosse/Verdon (FX)

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (NON-PROSTHETIC) -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY COSTUMES -

Russian Doll (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING PERIOD COSTUMES -

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE -

Chernobyl (HBO)

OUTSTANDING FANTASY/SCI-FI COSTUMES -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING MULTI-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES -

One Day at a Time (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN'S PROGRAM -

When You Wish Upon A Pickle: A Sesame Street Special (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE -

Chernobyl (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (HALF-HOUR) AND ANIMATION -

Barry (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (ONE HOUR) -

Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PROGRAM (HALF-HOUR) -

Russian Doll (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD OR FANTASY PROGRAM (ONE HOUR OR MORE) -

Chernobyl  (HBO)

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY FOR SCRIPTED PROGRAMMING -

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES -

Luke Kirby, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE CONTEMPORARY PROGRAM (ONE HOUR OR MORE) -

The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE -

Chernobyl (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (HALF-HOUR) AND ANIMATION -

Barry (HBO)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES -

Cherry Jones, The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)

OUTSTANDING PROSTHETIC MAKEUP FOR A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL -

Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

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Chris O'Dowd and Rosamund Pike in State of the Union.SundanceTV / YouTube