Disney Plus has won its first Emmy Awards picking up five awards at the Creative Emmy Awards.
The Mandalorian won five awards during Wednesday night’s ceremony. In total, Disney Plus has 19 nominations across both the Creative Arts and Primetime Emmy Awards, while The Mandalorian accounts for 15 of those nominations.
After first picking up the Emmy for winning Outstanding Visual Effects, while Greig Fraser and Barry Idoine won the award for Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour). The show was presented with the Emmys for Outstanding Sound Mixing For a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation, and Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour).
This year is the first time Disney Plus has been eligible for the Emmys.
The Mandalorian is expected to pick up more awards. It is in contention for Outstanding Drama Series as well as Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for Taika Waititi’s role as droid IG-11 and Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series for Giancarlo Esposito’s performance as Moff Gideon.