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The Road To Oscar Annual Series
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Friday, Apr. 2, 2021
Directing and Writing "Another Round"; Lensing "Judas and the Black Messiah"; Producing "One Night in Miami..."
Thomas Vinterberg recently became part of recurring history relative to the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominee lineups. For 68 of the DGA Awards’ 73 years, there’s been at least one discrepancy between the Guild nominations and their Academy Award counterparts.
This time around...
Friday, Apr. 2, 2021
Academy Award Perspectives: From Contenders To Nominees
As in years past, a healthy percentage of those SHOOT interviewed relatively early on for its The Road To Oscar Series of feature stories--as well as our Cinematographers & Cameras Series--went on to land nominations. For example, three of the five Best Director nominees shared...
Friday, Mar. 26, 2021
"Emma" Lands Alexandra Byrne Her 6th Career Oscar Nomination
Costume designer Alexandra Byrne earlier this month garnered an Oscar nomination, the sixth of her career, for Emma (Focus Features) which is based on Jame Austen’s classic novel of the same title. Emma marks the feature directorial debut of Autumn de Wilde and stars Anya...
Friday, Mar. 19, 2021
Nomination Déjà vu: The DGA Award, Best Director Oscar Discrepancy
The awards season norm has seen the nearly annual occurrence of at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominees lineups. In only five of the 73 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021
Listening To "The Trial of the Chicago 7"
Supervising sound editor Renee Tondelli earned Oscar and BAFTA Award nominations in 2017 for her work on Deepwater Horizon. Now she is again in the awards season conversation for her contributions to The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Netflix), a feature written and directed by Aaron...
Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021
Lensing, Composing and Production Designing For "Minari"
Writer-director Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari (A24) made a major splash at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, winning both the Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award in the dramatic category. And the recognition continues--even when the film is on the receiving end of a...
Friday, Feb. 26, 2021
Insights Into The Lensing of "Mank," "The Prom," "Malcolm & Marie"
Mank (Netflix) marks cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt’s first narrative feature. It continues a series of firsts for the DP in collaboration with director David Fincher.
Messerschmidt, who earned ASC membership distinction last year, got a major break back in the day while...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2021
Directors Reflect On "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," "The Midnight Sky," "News of the World"
While director Lee Daniels firmly asserts that The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Hulu) is not a biopic, he hopes that the experience of delving into the late, great jazz singer’s life will translate into a rewrite of his own biography, reflecting a new found commitment to stand up...
Friday, Feb. 12, 2021
Collaboration Illuminates "The Midnight Sky"
From a first time collaborator in sound designer/supervising sound editor Randy Thom to colleagues with whom he has a track record such as production designer Jim Bissell, cinematographer Martin Ruhe, ASC and visual effects maestros Matt Kasmir and Chris Lawrence, director/producer/actor George...
Friday, Feb. 5, 2021
Costume Designing "Mank" and "The Prom"
Trish Summerville has thus far been nominated for five Costume Designers Guild Awards in her career--two of the honors coming for David Fincher films, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in 2012 and Gone Girl in 2015. Summerville won for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,...