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The Road To Oscar Annual Series
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Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
DP Ed Lachman, Editor Affonso Goncalves Navigate Director Todd Haynes' "Dark Waters"
Collaborative waters run deep for director Todd Haynes, cinematographer Ed Lachman, ASC, and editor Affonso Goncalves, ACE. Lachman’s working relationship with Haynes dates back to the 2002 release Far from Heaven. Lachman earned Academy Award nominations both for that film and for...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
Fitzerman-Blue, Harpster Crack Toddler Language Code For "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
It took nearly a decade to get their movie made--or from another perspective, to gain an understanding of a “foreign” language that’s overlooked by, if not invisible to many. Either way, the film was worth the wait for writers Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster, promoting a deeper...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019
Directors Turn To Key First-time and Repeat Collaborators For "Bombshell," "Little Women"
Director Jay Roach first saw the script to Bombshell (Lionsgate) when actress/producer Charlize Theron sent it to him to provide notes. “I was so hooked by the story. After, I spoke so passionately about why it mattered and encouraged her to do it,” recalled Roach who added, “I cared so...
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
Delving Into "Little Women," "The Irishman," "Joker," "Just Mercy" and "The Two Popes"
Last year when accepting her DGA nomination medallion for Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig said to her peers in the audience, “Storytellers are healers and I am so honored to be included among you.”
Storytelling can indeed be healing--by raising awareness of peoples’ circumstances or...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
Wyatt Smith Connects With Director Kasi Lemmons On "Harriet"
Editor Wyatt Smith, ACE was finishing up director Rob Marshall’s Mary Poppins Returns when he got the chance to connect with filmmaker Kasi Lemmons. “I was coming off a big Disney film looking for a smaller character-driven drama,” recalled Smith who acknowledged that on the surface he...
Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019
Kave Quinn Takes Us To 1930s' Hollywood, 1960s' London In "Judy"
While Renée Zellweger has deservedly received widespread acclaim for her portrayal of Judy Garland in Judy (Roadside Attractions)--and Darci Shaw for playing Garland as a child star--production designer Kave Quinn deserves “supporting actors” consideration as both of those performances...
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
Two-Time Oscar Winning Composer Alexandre Desplat Reflects On "Little Women"
Composer Alexandre Desplat, a 10-time Oscar nominee and two-time winner (for Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel in 2015, and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water in 2018), is once again in the awards season conversation--this time on the strength of Little Women...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
DP Eigil Bryld Teams With Director Scott Z. Burns, Actor Adam Driver To Tell A Hero’s Story In "The Report"
While his body of work is quite diverse, cinematographer Eigil Bryld has built within that a bit of a niche in politically charged stories as reflected in his Emmy-winning effort on Netflix’s House of Cards, his recent turn lensing the HBO limited series The Loudest Voice ...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
"The Irishman" Continues Tom Fleischman's Remarkable Creative Journey With Martin Scorsese
Oscar-winning sound mixer Tom Fleischman already has an eventful awards season in store. The Cinema Audio Society recently announced that Fleischman will receive its highest honor, the CAS Career Achievement Award, to be presented at the 56th CAS Awards on January 25, 2020 in Los Angeles. He is...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
"Joker" Delivers Unexpected Punchline For Mark Friedberg
Don’t judge a clown by his makeup--or a book by its cover--would be a prime lesson learned by production designer Mark Friedberg whose brilliant work on Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures) might not have been if he hadn’t overcome his initial reluctance to take on what from afar seemed like...