Saturday, November 18, 2017

Road To Emmys Annual Series

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Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015
Director Elliott Lester Shares Backstory On HBO’s "Nightingale," His Varied Collaborators
SHOOT ’s second annual New Directors Showcase--back in 2004--included a promising young talent in Elliott Lester who has gone on to an accomplished career spanning features, commercials and television. On the latter front, last month Lester made his most poignant splash to date with the premiere of...
Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015
Cinematographer Perspectives On "Olive Kitteridge," "Homeland"
Several years ago, director Lisa Cholodenko ( High Art, Laurel Canyon, The Kids Are All Right ) and cinematographer Fred Elmes, ASC ( Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, The Ice Storm ) served on a Sundance selection jury. “It’s a very intense experience judging for Sundance,” related Elmes. “During that...
Thursday, Jun. 4, 2015
Marta Kauffman of "Friends" Fame Reflects On Her Netflix Experience With "Grace and Frankie"
Marta Kauffman received her first Emmy nomination in 1993--for Writing in a Comedy Series on the strength of the “For Peter’s Sake” episode of Dream On . She shared that nomination with fellow writer David Crane. She and Crane went on to create the iconic NBC smash hit Friends , for which they...
Friday, May. 29, 2015
Director Craig Zisk Reflects On "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Parks and Recreation"
Craig Zisk is no stranger to the Emmy nominees’ circle. He has been up for the coveted award four times--three nominations for Best Comedy Series ( Weeds in 2009; The Larry Sanders Show in 1998; and Brooklyn Bridge in 1992), and once for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (for the “Good S...
Wednesday, May. 13, 2015
Behind The TV Screen: Primetime Talent On The Road To Emmy
We start out with Beau Willimon, showrunner, exec producer, writer and creator of Netflix’s House of Cards which scored nine Emmy nominations in 2013, its debut year (and three wins--David Fincher for Outstanding Director on a Drama Series, Eigil Bryld for Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-...
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
The Road To Emmy, Part 12: Winning Directors
The first time proved to be the charm for director Colin Bucksey. His initial primetime Emmy nomination made him the winner this evening for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special on the strength of the “Buridan’s Ass” episode of Fargo (FX Networks). When SHOOT first...
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
"Breaking Bad," "Modern Family" Big Winners At Emmy Awards
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black." The ceremony's emotional high point came with Billy Crystal's restrained and...
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
The Road To Emmy, Part 11: Reflections From Creative Arts Emmy Winners
The first time proved to be the charm for DP Neville Kidd. Tonight in Los Angeles, the first-time Emmy nominee wound up winning the coveted award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie on the strength of the “His Last Vow” episode of the miniseries Sherlock (part of PBS’...
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
Creative Arts Emmy Awards Bestowed
Saturday Night Live topped the Creative Arts Emmys tally this evening with a total of five statuettes, followed by four programs with four Emmy Awards apiece-- Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Game of Thrones, Sherlock: His Last Vow ( Masterpiece ) and True Detective . Five programs each scored three...
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
The Road To Emmy, Part 10: Editors
It’s been a memorable awards season for The Square (Netflix) which this year earned an Oscar nomination for Best Feature Documentary while winning for director Jehane Noujaim the coveted DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. Now add four Emmy nominations to the tally--...