Congratulations to studio King and Country on their Outstanding Main Title Design Emmy win for The Good Lord Bird and to composer Blake Neely for his Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music award for The Flight Attendant.
This is the first Emmy win and first nominations for creative director Efrain Montanez, art director Eduardo Guisandes and illustrator and animator Abigail Fairfax.
It’s also the first win for Neely, who was previously nominated for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music in 2003 for his work on Everwood, for Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score) in 2010 for The Pacific and for Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) in 2012 for Pan Am.
The 2021 Emmy nominations were announced on July 14th, including the nominees for this year’s Outstanding Main Title Design award.
Six shows’ title sequences were nominated this year, down from last year’s all-time high of seven. There’s more diversity among the designers and studios represented compared with 2020, including first-time nominees Steve Small of Studio AKA, Efrain Montanez of King and Country, John LePore and Doug Appleton of Perception and Berlin-based director and designer Saskia Marka. And…