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Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Daniels
For Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, known as the directing duo Daniels, this year’s Sundance Film Festival was a roller coaster ride—the ups and downs generated by Swiss Army Man, their feature filmmaking debut. “It was a crazy journey within a tight timeframe,” related Scheinert. “You’re smashed...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Tricia Brock
There’s something about breakthrough series and director Tricia Brock. One day while shooting an episode of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, Brock got a phone call. She looked down at her cell phone and saw that it was from Jules Daly, president of RSA Films. The timing was right in that the call...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
With Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) in 2015 and The Revenant this year, Alejandro G. Iñárritu has made industry history, becoming the first director to win the DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film two consecutive years—and the third filmmaker ever to earn the Best...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Matthew Heineman
There was no way to predict what would come from the documentary that was percolating in Matthew Heineman’s mind and heart. For one, who would have thought that Cartel Land would end up landing him the DGA Award in February for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. Cartel Land also...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Cinematographers & Cameras: Lensing "The 33," "Creed," "Freeheld," "The Visit," "Suffragette"
One DP has captured a story of solidarity and survival with a movie—set to bow in November—that shows us the resolve and miraculous rescue of 33 men trapped in a gold and copper mine in Chile. Another cinematographer brings a new meaning to the word “prolific” with her lensing of two recently...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Sponsored Profile: Tröll Pictures
As part of our Directors Issue mix, here is a sponsored profile in which Tröll Pictures’ Peter Steinzeig discusses recent projects from the company’s directors, and the challenges facing him and his shop in an ever evolving marketplace. Peter Steinzeig Executive Producer Q#1...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Fall 2015 Director's Profile: Ridley Scott
“Bring Him Home.” That marketing line for The Martian (20th Century Fox) pretty much encapsulates the movie’s plotline as astronaut/botanist Mark Watney (portrayed by Mark Damon) is inadvertently stranded on Mars as the rest of his Aries III team believes he’s dead when a violent storm forces them...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Fall 2015 Director's Profile: Todd Haynes
Earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, the independently sponsored 2015 Queer Palm award—recognizing the best in LGBT-themed films and other broadly defined unconventional work—was bestowed upon the Todd Haynes-directed Carol (The Weinstein Company), the feature adapted from the Patricia...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Fall 2015 Director's Profile: Lauren Greenfield
Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield of production house Chelsea Pictures recalled the storyboards she received from Leo Burnett for the social media experiment “#LikeAGirl” presented by Procter & Gamble’s feminine hygiene brand Always. “It’s the first time I’ve seen a photograph of me on a storyboards...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Fall 2015 Director's Profile: Brendan Gibbons
Director Brendan Gibbons of Station Film could hardly be accused of resting on his comedy laurels which span such brands as ESPN, Nintendo, Snickers, Sprint, DirecTV, CNN and ongoing work for insurance company Progressive as well as notable endeavors that include the wry re-creation of the classic...

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