Friday, Jun. 18, 2021

Cinematographer James Laxton and director/writer Barry Jenkins have deep collaborative roots. The two were college roommates for a year and started working together at Florida State University film school. In fact, Laxton lensed Jenkins’ last two student films and has gone on to do the same for...

Friday, Jun. 4, 2021

One DP landed a major career break from an Oscar-winning filmmaker and now finds himself front and center on the awards show circuit.

Another took on a high-profile show, his first episode being directed by the cinematographer who preceded him.

And our third cinematographer, a two-...

Friday, Jul. 3, 2020

In a 2019 installment of SHOOT’s The Road To Emmy series, Ozark showrunner Chris Mundy talked about the integral contributions of cinematographers Ben Kutchins and Armando Salas, ASC. Kutchins very much helped set the tone for the Netflix series from season one (after Pepe...

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

With Guild awards season in the offing--replete with TV categories--the 2019 Emmys could be a harbinger in some cases of what shows will resonate in the industry competitions ahead. Front and center are shows that made their last and first hurrahs at this year’s Emmy Awards. On the former score...

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

Nominations for the 72nd Annual Writers Guild Awards have been revealed across television categories with drama series contenders being The Crown (Netflix), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Mindhunter (Netflix), Succession (HBO) and Watchmen (HBO).

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Thursday, Sep. 13, 2018

Sometimes the story about the storyteller can in some respects rival the stories he or she is lauded for telling. Consider the case of composer Carlos Rafael Rivera who was nominated for two Emmy Awards in recognition of his work on the Netflix series Godless. Rivera wound up winning...

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

Wendy Hallam Martin’s work on The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) has yielded marquee industry recognition, including her first American Cinema Editors (ACE) nomination and win earlier this year for the “Offred” episode. And most recently, Martin scored her first career Emmy nom--which came in...

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

For director Kari Skogland, it’s been a long journey to reach the destination of her first Emmy nomination. Over the years, her body of stellar work has spanned such shows as Boardwalk Empire, Penny Dreadful, The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, The Borgias, House of Cards, Power,...

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018

Colin Watkinson’s work on The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) won him the Emmy in the Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series Emmy (One Hour) category in 2017 and has gotten him nominated again this year.

“I feel like we’ve continued to grow with the show while maintaining...

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time.

Netflix's 112 nominations...

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