Patrick Clair wins Emmy

Collage of a man A still from the title sequence of 'True Detective'

Aug 25 2014

Exciting news direct from Los Angeles: AFTRS alumnus Patrick Clair (Digital Media) was awarded a Creative Arts Emmy for the striking title sequence he and his Sydney based team created for HBO's critically acclaimed drama series True Detective.

The 66th Annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was held on August 16 at the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles with the Primetime Emmy Awards to be announced on August 25.

True Detective created and written by Nic Pizzolatto was directed by Cary Joji Fununaga and starred Hollywood heavyweights Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson and we hear Patrick is back on board for Season 2.

In addition to True Detective and other international projects Patrick also created the titles and motion graphics for ABC's The Chaser and Hungry Beast.  Patrick said in television interviews following the Emmy win that he, "was drawn to motion graphics about 15 years ago ... and ... was finishing film school when there was a lot of exciting stuff happening, especially out of the States, that was combining images in different ways ..." Clearly this golden era of television has come at the right time for Patrick Clair. Congratulations.

Watch the full title sequence here >

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