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Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017
Emmy Nominees Reflect On Finding True "Genius"
Kenneth Biller, showrunner and executive producer of Genius (National Geographic Channel)--which is in the running for 10 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series--observed that properly telling the story of Albert Einstein, while a daunting task, was ultimately a gratifying experience. He...
Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017
Love, Unity Among Prevalent Themes In Emmy-Nominated Spots
Akin to last year’s primetime Emmy-winning “Love Has No Labels” for the Ad Council out of R/GA, the current field of nominated spots selected by TV Academy voters is largely marked by an inspiring sense of unity and purpose, underscoring the value placed on coming together and accentuating the...
Friday, Jul. 14, 2017
Emmy-Nominated DPs Share Insights Into "Handmaid’s Tale," "The Crown," "Transparent," "Man In The High Castle"
Prior to yesterday’s (7/13) announcement of this season’s Emmy nominations, SHOOT connected with varied contenders over a two-month stretch spanning different disciplines and as it turns out a good number of the artisans we covered in parts 1 through 8 of our The Road To Emmy series of feature...
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2017
DP Perspectives On "Sherlock," "The Man in the High Castle"
Delving into the process of deduction has yielded a welcomed addition to the career of cinematographer Neville Kidd whose work on Sherlock , the BBC crime drama series that is part of PBS’ Masterpiece Theater , earned him his first Emmy nomination and win in 2014. Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the...
Thursday, Jun. 29, 2017
Production Designer Bo Welch Embraces "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
While director/producer/showrunner Barry Sonnenfeld viewed creating different worlds for Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events as both exciting and daunting, bringing a welcomed level of comfort to the challenge was knowing that he would once again be working with a colleague whom he described...
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017
"MARS" Changes Emmy Orbit; Insights Into "House of Cards," "Bloodline"
While gratified to be in this year’s Emmy conversation, the people behind National Geographic Channel’s MARS took exception to the show being considered in Best Limited Series and related categories, instead contending that it was better suited to compete in a different kind of space race--for Best...
Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017
Director/EP Shawn Levy Drawn To "Stranger Things"
Filmmaker Shawn Levy is no stranger professionally to stranger things. In fact, he’s shown an affinity for them and most anything that’s atypical, spanning the horror, sci-fi, dramatic and comedy genres. He has brought exhibits to life in the wildly successful Night At The Museum franchise,...
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2017
Insights Into Cinematography, Music For Jill Soloway's Amazon Shows
Jill Soloway knows a thing or two about the Emmy Awards. She earned multiple nominations as a producer/writer on Six Feet Under , and a pair of wins for Best Directing for a Comedy Series in 2015 and last year for Transparent (Amazon). She is now once again in the Emmy conversation, not just for...
Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017
Lensing "The Handmaid's Tale," "Emerald City," "The Crown"
Cinematographer Colin Watkinson has a pair of shows in the running for Emmy consideration-- The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) and Emerald City (NBC). Inspired by--and a much darker take on--L. Frank Baum’s “Wizard of Oz” tales, Emerald City introduces us to a mystical land replete with warriors, witches,...
Friday, May. 19, 2017
In The Emmy Conversation: Ron Howard, Lesli Linka Glatter, Jill Soloway, Barry Sonnenfeld
Doing justice to the life of a genius is a daunting task but not one entirely new to filmmaker Ron Howard who won Best Director and Best Picture Oscars in 2002 for A Beautiful Mind which told the poignant story of Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash. Howard now again delves into the man...

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