WT Clients: HBO Documentary ‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary

On September 29, 2022, WT client Macrocosm Entertainment won a News and Documentary Emmy Award for the HBO Documentary film Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. The documentary won for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary.

Trevor Crafts accepted the award, and Weintraub Tobin was honored to be thanked in his acceptance speech. View the speech along with the entirety of the 43rd Documentary Emmy® Awards Ceremony here.

View the complete list of this year’s winners here on Variety.

August 2, 2022:

The HBO Documentary Film Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street has been nominated for two 2022 Emmy awards, one for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary and another for Outstanding Research: Documentary.

The film documents the first two decades of the iconic show Sesame Street, focusing specifically on how it interpreted radical changes in society while entertaining and educating children. It was in the works for over five years before debuting in 2021, presented by HBO Documentary Films as a Macrocosm Entertainment production in association with the Exchange and Bondit Media Capital. Weintraub clients Trevor Crafts and Ellen Scherer Crafts are among the producers.

Macrocosm Entertainment and the Crafts are represented by Weintraub shareholder Matt Sugarman. Weintraub attorneys worked on the project for over six years, including Tara Sattler and Jamie Lincenberg.

Read more about the 2022 News and Documentary Emmy Awards here on the Hollywood Reporter. The documentary awards will be presented on September 29, 2022, at the Palladium Times Square in New York City.