August 21, 2010 – The Disney Television Special Prep & Landing Wins Four Emmy Awards
“Disney’s Prep & Landing was animation’s big winner at Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmys.”
On August 21, 2010, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. That night, the Disney television special Prep & Landing won four Emmy awards, including Outstanding Animated Program; three Emmys were awarded for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Animation, for background key designer William M. George III, art director Andy Harkness, and storyboard artist Joe Mateo. The success of this special, including the awards won, led to a sequel in 2011, followed by another special planned for the future.