Emmy 2001 ~ Creative Craft Awards in NY & LA

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Stars honor behind the scenes folks

Daytime Emmy Creative Craft Achievement Awards Announced in Bi-Coastal Ceremony

On Saturday, May 12, 2001 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in NYC and at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, CA, the awards for the Daytime Creative Crafts were announced. The Creative Craft Awards honor the behind-the-scenes artists and craftspeople that help make the show a reality each day.

"As the World Turns" won 4 awards: Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for a Drama Series; Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design; Outstanding Achievement in MakeUp for a Drama Series; Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series.

"All My Children" won 2 awards: Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Drama Series.

"One Life to Live" also won 2 awards: Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control for a Drama Series.

"Guiding Light" won for Outstanding Original Song, and "Young & the Restless" won for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series. Congratulations to all the winners!

Presenters who had the honor of distributing the awards at the NY festivities included AMC's Rebecca Budig (Greenlee), Eden Riegel (Bianca), Marj Dusay (Vanessa), J. Eddie Peck (Jake), Jennifer Bassey (Marian) and Laura Allen (Laura); ATWT's Martha Bryne (Rose/Lily), Terri Conn (Katie), Lesli Kay (Molly), Paul Taylor (Isaac), Kristina Sisco (Abigail), and Guenia Lemos (Ruby); GL's Laura Bell Bundy (Marah), Frank Dicopoulos (Frank), Victoria Platt (Vicky), Terrell Tilford (David), Jordi Vilasuso (Tony), Jessica Jimenez (Catalina), and Laura Wright (Cassie);, and from OLTL, Lisa Peluso (Gina), Mark Derwin (Ben), Gina Tognoni (Kelly) and Erin Torpey (Jessica) with special guest, Emeril Lagasse ("The Essence of Emeril").

On the west coast, presenters included, B&B's John McCook (Eric), Darlene Conley (Sally), Sarah Buxton (Morgan) and Sean Kanan (Deacon); DOOL's Patrika Darbo (Nancy), Kevin Spirtas (Craig), Julianne Morris (Greta), Arianne Zucker (Nicole), GH's Constance Towers (Helena), John Ingle (Edward), Marissa Ramierez (Gia); Passions' Ben Masters (Julian), Juliet Mills (Tabitha), Rodney Van Johnson (TC), Tracey Ross (Eve); PC's Alex Mendoza (Joe), Ion Overman (Gabriela), Jon Lindstrom (Kevin), Kelly Monaco (Livvie) and Carly Schroeder (Serena);, and Y&R's David Lago (Raul), David Tom (Billy), Peter Bergman (Jack), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis), and Bryant Jones (Nate), plus ex GH star Donna Pescow.

Stay tuned to Turtle Run for next week's Top of the Week where we take you "Inside the Bubble" at this event on both coasts. Plus, we have some interesting comments from many of the stars regarding their current storylines, so dont forget to check back with us next week!