The Dutch editor Henk Van Eeghen won a Creative Arts Emmy in the night from Wednesday to Thursday (Dutch time) for the editing of the action series

Watchmen

, he reports to NU.nl.

The nomination for

Watchmen

was Van Eeghen's sixth chance at an Emmy.

The editor, who assembles separate moving images into a whole in a film or series, already won the prize in 2010 for the series

Lost.

The Creative Arts Emmys mainly award prizes for behind-the-scenes performance, but there are also awards for small categories such as documentary series and specials.

"My wife Linda and I had the laptop on during the online ceremony, but I was not paying attention," Van Eeghen told NU.nl from Los Angeles.

I didn't expect to win, because I already did in 2010. "

"I thought the new generation of filmmakers would be preferred. In addition, the episodes of

Watchmen

I edited were

mostly about romance and political topics are more popular this year," says the editor.

"But suddenly Linda jumped up. I asked what had happened and then she exclaimed, 'You won!'"

Van Eeghen has "a very nice feeling" about the profit and finds it "a nice token of appreciation".

The editor had pre-recorded a thank you message, which was played after his win.

“We were only given 30 seconds to thank the people we worked with,” explains the editor.

Watchmen

nominated for 26 Emmy Awards

Watchmen

is based on the 1987 comic novel of the same name about superheroes living in an alternative future.

The HBO series was nominated for the most awards at the 72nd Emmy Awards.

With 26 nominations,

The Marvelous Mrs.

Maisel

(twenty nominations),

Ozark

and

Succession

(both eighteen) for.

The regular Emmy Awards will take place on the night from Sunday to Monday.

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