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Thursday, Jun. 28, 2018
Emmy Season Insights: Lensing "One Strange Rock," Directing "Divorce"
One Strange Rock (National Geographic) has been one remarkable ride for cinematographers Johnny Rogers and Simon de Glanville. The former was involved in volcano lensing in the Congo, a free diving sequence in Mexico, and a Lechuguilla Cave shoot which entailed eight days of living underground...
Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018
Emmy Season POVs On Showrunning, Directing, Editing, Designing, VFX & Music
“We reinvent the show every year. That’s why for me it never gets old. There are new sets, new crew members, a new city. It’s like a reset, doing a pilot all over again,” said Lesli Linka Glatter, director and executive producer on Homeland (Showtime). Glatter and her colleagues have proven to be...
Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018
Daniel Minahan Reflects On "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
Daniel Minahan has known Ryan Murphy since the mid-1990s. Both were journalists in L.A. at the time and were starting to pen prospective narratives for TV and film. Murphy went on to be a prolific and lauded TV series creator ( Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story, Feud ), winning four Emmys and...
Thursday, Jun. 7, 2018
EPs Roberts, Graphia Take Us Inside "Outlander"
Outlander executive producers/writers Matthew B. Roberts and Toni Graphia are grateful for the inherent nature of the Starz series, noting that it serves to keep season after season creatively invigorating. “With cookie-cutter shows where things are basically the same season after season, there’s a...
Wednesday, May. 30, 2018
Cinematographer Yasu Tanida Reflects On "This Is Us"
Just some three months ago, Dan Fogelman, creator and executive producer of This Is Us (NBC), received the Television Showman of the Year honor at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) Publicists Awards. In his acceptance remarks, Fogelman observed that in this “dark, weird...
Thursday, May. 24, 2018
Lensing "Genius": ASC Award Winner Mathias Herndl
From Albert Einstein in season one to Pablo Picasso in season two, the bar has been set high for the National Geographic series Genius . Season one earned 10 Emmy nominations last year, including for Best Limited Series. Among the assorted other honors bestowed upon the show was the first career...
Friday, May. 18, 2018
Emmy Contenders: Director, Showrunner, Producer, Designer POVs
The challenge of a hit show is not only having to meet or exceed an already high creative bar but also to remember—and not stray from—what resonated with viewers to begin with. Shawn Levy, executive producer and director on Stranger Things —the Netflix series created by the Duffer brothers (writers...
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017
Emmy Nominees Kelly, Charles, Averick Reflect On "13th"
Hans Charles and Kira Kelly didn’t meet face to face until the documentary they shot, director/producer/writer Ava DuVernay’s 13th (Netflix), premiered at the New York Film Festival. Since then, 13th has received assorted accolades, including a Best Documentary Feature Oscar nomination as well as...
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
Emmy Nominees: Director, DP, Editor and Production Designer Perspectives
While not a first, Reed Morano has attained a rarity in the annals of the Emmy Awards, earning nominations in the same year for her directing and cinematography. The former came for “Offred,” the pilot for The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), recognized in the Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series...
Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017
Yves Belanger, Alix Friedberg Help Tell "Big Little Lies" For HBO
Among the 16 Emmy nominations earned by Big Little Lies (HBO) are Outstanding Limited Series, two for Lead Actress (Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon) as well as Supporting Actress (Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley), and one apiece for Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Jean-Marc...

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