Newswire: Sleepy Hollow short wins first virtual reality Emmy

We just reported on the Creative Arts Emmys over the weekend, but apparently we missed out on the presentation of an important historic award that was given out at an even less-mainstream spinoff of the Emmys. We’re talking, of course, about the juried awards, a subset of the Emmys with wildly different rules and hard-to-explain categories. Thankfully, the Emmy website explains how the juried awards work, which is great because they’re weird: Instead of a faceless cabal selecting a winner from a group of nominees, the entries in each category are screened for a “panel of professionals in the peer group.” If the panel decides that something deserves the award, it gets it. That means a category can have one winner, multiple winners, or no winners, so basically this whole thing is a madhouse.

Some of the juried awards were given out during the Creative Arts Emmys (For …

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