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Road To Emmys Annual Series

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Thursday, Jul. 16, 2015
First-time Emmy Nominees Reflect On HBO's "Bessie," Amazon's "Transparent"
Dee Rees made her first Emmy splash a big one, scoring both Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing nominations for Bessie , the HBO biopic which starred Queen Latifah as iconic blues singer Bessie Smith, and Mo’Nique as her mentor (also both Emmy-nominated for their performances), Rees, who...
Thursday, Jul. 16, 2015
"Game Of Thrones" Tops Emmy Nominations With 24; "American Horror Story" Next With 19
The fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” (HBO) received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday. The drama wasn’t hurt with TV academy voters by controversy over its depiction of a female character’s rape, earning five more nominations than it did last year. It’s a contender again for best drama...
Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015
"Kingdom" Comes For Director Adam Davidson; Jim Frohna Shoots "Transparent"
A mixed martial arts (MMA) drama adds to the recent mix of projects for director Adam Davidson. The MMA-themed story told in DirecTV’s Kingdom - -for which Davidson directed two episodes, including the pilot (titled “Set Yourself on Fire”)--has generated Emmy buzz. And looking to the upcoming TV...
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015
Mimi Leder Shares "The Leftovers"; Ellen Mirojnick Reflects On "The Knick"
Mimi Leder is part of the Emmy conversation, once again--this time for HBO’s The Leftovers as EP/director. Created by Damon Lindelof (Emmy winner for Lost ) and novelist Tom Perrotta (an Oscar nominee for Little Children ), The Leftovers centers on the residents of the fictional New York suburb...
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2015
Artisan Perspectives On "The Book of Negroes," "Transparent," "Silicon Valley," "The Knick," "American Crime"
Clement Virgo, director, EP, producer and co-writer of the The Book of Negroes , has seen the BET miniseries gain award show traction with two Critics Choice TV Award nominations--for Best Limited Series, and Best Actress in a Movie or Limited Series for Aunjanue Ellis who portrays Aminata Diallo,...
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-...

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