Cartoon Network Wins in Emmy Juried Award Category

Aug 17, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Animators working for Cartoon Network won six of eight outstanding individual achievement in animation Emmys, one of three juried award categories whose winners were announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Tuesday.

Ed Baker, Mike Moon and Craig McCracken were honored for their work on “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends,” while Frederick Gardner won for “The Powerpuff Girls,” Bryan Andrews won for “Samurai Jack” and Julian Thompson won for “Star Wars Clone Wars Vol. 2.”

In addition, Barbara Wierzchowska won for her work on HBO’s “Classical Baby,” and Gordon Hammond won for Nickelodeon’s “The Fairly OddParents.”

The academy also announced Wendy Benbrook and Wanda Leavey have won for outstanding costumes for a variety or music program for their work on “MadTV,” while Keith David won for outstanding voice-over performer for PBS’s “Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson.”

The three juried award categories, which have no nominations, will be presented at the 2005 Creative Arts Awards on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.