Sunday, July 21, 2019

Road To Emmys Annual Series

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Thursday, Jul. 18, 2019
"Succession," "Mrs. Maisel," "Russian Doll" Emmy Nominees Discuss Direction, Lensing, Design
Prior to this week’s announcement of the season’s Emmy nominations, SHOOT connected with various contenders going back to our Spring Directors Issue in April and then this ongoing The Road To Emmy series of feature stories which started a little more than two months ago. As it turns out, a good...
Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019
Director Greg Yaitanes Reflects On "Castle Rock," Sissy Spacek's Performance
A self-described Stephen King fanatic, director Greg Yaitanes was a victim of scheduling when he had to pass on an initial invite to take on episodic work for Castle Rock , Hulu’s psychological horror anthology series based on King’s work and set in Castle Rock, Maine, a fictional location familiar...
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019
Cinematographer Ben Richardson Takes Us To "Yellowstone"
Earlier this year, DP Ben Richardson earned his first career ASC Award nomination for “Daybreak,” the opening episode of Paramount Network’s original series Yellowstone starring Kevin Costner as John Dutton, patriarch of a family that controls the largest contiguous ranch in the U.S., under...
Thursday, Jun. 27, 2019
Hugo Blick Discusses Challenges Of, His Hopes For "Black Earth Rising"
Hugo Blick is a jack of many trades as reflected in his Emmy history. Back in 2015, he earned three nominations for The Honourable Woman starring Maggie Gyllenhaal in a Golden Globe-winning performance as a proponent for reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. For The Honourable Woman ,...
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019
Designing "The Hot Zone," Lensing & Composing "Our Planet," Editing "Insecure"
Production designer Mark Hutman is no stranger to the Emmy derby, having been nominated back in 2010 for the Glee pilot. He’s also no stranger to director Michael Uppendahl, with whom he worked on a couple of Glee episodes. So when Uppendahl, in his capacity as director and executive producer on...
Thursday, Jun. 13, 2019
Insights Into "Russian Doll," "Ozark," "Mrs. Maisel," "Man in the High Castle," "Umbrella Academy"
For Chris Teague, Russian Doll (Netflix) was a cinematographer’s dream come true. He recalled seeing the lookbook for the show, describing the imagery as “unique,” “absurdist,” full of “surrealist art and photography,” serving to “illuminate what the world of the show was going to be. There was the...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019
Showrunners, DP, Production Designer Shed Light On "GLOW"
After GLOW season one, the creative and logistical challenges of the critically acclaimed Netflix series--centered on a group of female wrestlers vying for celebrity on the syndicated pro circuit--took on a new dimension, meaning that creators/showrunners Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch couldn’t rest...
Thursday, May. 30, 2019
Janet Mock Strikes A Reflective "Pose" This Awards Season
While it remains to be seen if an Emmy nomination or perhaps even multiple nods are in the offing for Pose (FX Network), major TV Academy recognition has already been attained. Last month, the 12th Television Academy Honors were presented, celebrating programs that examine and portray complex...
Friday, May. 24, 2019
Insights From "True Detective" Creator, "Ozark" Showrunner, "This Is Us" Director/EP
Nic Pizzolatto has presided over True Detective (HBO) from its inception. As series creator, lead writer, executive producer and a director of the anthology drama crime series, he’s shaped each season’s distinctively different narrative set in a distinctly different locale. The show won five...
Thursday, May. 16, 2019
Anastasia White Reflects On "Homecoming," Collaborating With Showrunner Sam Esmail
Anastasia White has earned three Excellence in Production Design Award nominations from the Art Directors Guild in her career, winning the honor in 2017 for Mr. Robot , nominated for the same show the next year and then this past January again coming up a nominee for Homecoming (Amazon),...

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