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[09/15/12 - 09:30 PM]
Discovery Channel Honored with Six Awards at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys(R)
"Deadliest Catch" snatched two wins while "Frozen Planet" was honored with four awards.

[via press release from Discovery]

DISCOVERY CHANNEL HONORED WITH SIX AWARDS AT THE 2012 PRIMETIME CREATIVE ARTS EMMYS(R)

-- FROZEN PLANET Wins Four Awards, including Outstanding Nonfiction Series and DEADLIEST CATCH Takes Home Two -

(Los Angeles, Calif.) - Discovery Channel won big at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys(R) this Saturday, September 15, taking home six prestigious awards. FROZEN PLANET was honored with four awards, including Outstanding Nonfiction series. DEADLIEST CATCH snatched two wins.

Four years in the making, FROZEN PLANET provided the ultimate portrait of our earth's polar regions, where the scale and beauty of the scenery and sheer power of the natural elements are unlike anywhere else on the planet. To capture nature's majestic power -- as well as its ultimate fragility -- FROZEN PLANET's filmmakers utilized the latest cinematographic techniques and technology to capture groundbreaking imagery both above and below the ice in some of the most extreme and remote regions of our planet.

DEADLIEST CATCH profiles the men who risk everything to work the most dangerous job in the world - crab fishing in the icy, treacherous waters of Alaska's Bering Sea. DEADLIEST CATCH's Emmy(R)-winning episode was "I Don't Wanna Die," which originally aired on Tuesday, May 22, at 9 PM ET. In this Emmy(R)-winning episode, the Wizard crew calls in a Coast Guard helicopter to help their collapsed greenhorn. For the rest of the fleet, it's a race to haul crab before a hurricane hits, and the last boat fishing waits too long to leave the grounds. DEADLIEST CATCH is produced for Discovery Channel by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company.

The following people were recognized for their work on FROZEN PLANET:

Outstanding Nonfiction Series (FROZEN PLANET)
Alastair Fothergill, Executive Producer
Susan Winslow, Executive Producer
Vanessa Berlowitz, Series Producer

Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming (FROZEN PLANET)
John Aitchison, Cinematographer
Doug Allan, Cinematographer
Doug Anderson, Cinematographer
David Baillie, Cinematographer
Barrie Britton, Cinematographer
Richard Burton, Cinematographer
Michael Kelem, Cinematographer
Ian Llewellyn, Cinematographer
Justin Maguire, Cinematographer
Warwick Sloss, Cinematographer
Mark Smith, Cinematographer
Gavin Thurston, Cinematographer
Mateo Willis, Cinematographer

Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming (FROZEN PLANET)
Andy Netley, Editor
Sharon Gillooly, Editor

Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (FROZEN PLANET) (Single Or Multi-Camera) Kate Hopkins, Dubbing Editor
Tim Owens, Sound Editor
Paul Fisher, Sound Editor

The following people were recognized for their work on DEADLIEST CATCH:

Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming (DEADLIEST CATCH):
David Reichert, Deputy Producer
Todd Stanley, Deputy Producer
Steven Wright, Deputy Producer
John Moody, Deputy Producer
Travis Tips, Deputy Producer
Cameron Glendenning, Deputy Producer
Shane Moore, Deputy Producer
Nicolas Bunker, Camera/Producer
Johnny Beechler, Camera/Producer
Matt Fahey, Camera
Tony Pontillo, Camera
Ben Shearin, Camera
Ben Murray, Camera
Breck Warwick, Camera
Matt Getz, Camera
Daniel Herman, Land Camera
Dave Arnold, Aerial Deputy Producer

Outstanding Picture Editing for Reality Programming (DEADLIEST CATCH)
Josh Earl, A.C.E., Supervising Editor
Alex Durham, Editor

The 2012 Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards are a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Awards were presented on Saturday, September 15 at a ceremony at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.





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