Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Loving

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

After two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy's all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as diverse a group as the organization has ever seen, thanks to films like "Moonlight," ''Fences," ''Hidden Figures" and "Loving."

It's been cause for celebration, but...

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced the 2017 Stanley Kramer Award will honor the feature film Loving produced by Ged Doherty, p.g.a., Colin Firth, p.g.a., Sarah Green, p.g.a., Nancy Buirski, p.g.a., Marc Turtletaub, p.g.a., and Peter Saraf, p.g.a. The Focus Features release...

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Making a major splash with its debut at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and recently topping the Gotham Awards with four nominations--for Best Feature, Best Screenplay (writer-director Kenneth Lonergan), Best Actor (Casey Affleck), and Best Breakthrough Actor (Lucas Hedges)--Manchester by...

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

Jeff Nichols' "Loving," about Richard and Mildred Loving, is about simple-minded people, simply being in love.

Both born and raised in the hills of Central Point, Virginia, the Lovings wed in 1958. But five weeks later, while Mildred was pregnant, they were roused from their bed at 2 a.m...

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

The Producers Guild of America's (PGA) third annual Produced By: New York Conference held this past Saturday, October 29, provided insights into recent television and film projects and explored topics ranging from collaboration and diversity to technological and economic innovations. Produced By...

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

One cinematographer brought a sleek sci-fi environment to life, artfully blended with the gritty, rough-and-tumble Wild West, for a high-profile HBO series.

Another DP captures the Old West with modern times, the latter of which includes a socio-economic portrait of today’s America, in...

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

With some embarrassment, director/writer Jeff Nichols admits that he wasn’t at all familiar with the story of Mildred and Richard Loving whose interracial marriage got them jailed and exiled from Virginia in 1958. The couple persevered, became parents and eventually lived in hiding in Virginia,...

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

This prequel to SHOOT’s annual The Road To Oscar series of feature stories focuses on the art of editing and four of its notable practitioners: Joe Walker, ACE, Steven Rosenblum, ACE, Jake Roberts, and Julie Monroe.

All four are in the awards season conversation: Walker...

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

Jeff Nichols' quiet drama about the profound and simple love that toppled interracial marriage restrictions in the United States made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday.

The film, "Loving," stars Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton as Mildred and Richard Loving, whose marriage got...

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016

Sean Penn's "The Last Face" about aid workers in Africa will compete at the Cannes Film Festival - along with movies about interracial marriage in 1950s America, illness and poverty in working class Britain and cannibal fashion models in L.A. - in a high-glamour yet socially conscious lineup...