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Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020
It’s been an eventful year thus far for Lawrence Sher, ASC. In January, he earned his first career nominations for the Best Cinematography Oscar and the ASC Award, both for his lensing of Joker. And last month he joined production house brother to pursue his directorial aspirations,...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
With the high-profile debut of a film promoting NASA’s mission to Mars, a recent flurry of awards show honors for an Apple shot-on-iPhone short, and the addition of an Oscar-nominated cinematographer to its commercialmaking/branded content directorial roster, production house brother--founded by...
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2017
Dax Shepard--whose body of work as a director spans features (Brother’s Justice, Hit and Run, the recently released CHiPs) and TV (episodes of Parenthood and About A Boy)--has extended his filmmaking reach, landing his first career representation for...
Thursday, May. 4, 2017
The feature filmmaking side of the equation that was envisioned by director/writer/producer Ted Melfi (Hidden Figures, St. Vincent) and executive producer Rich Carter when they teamed to form commercial production/branded content house brother in 2014 is now being realized on a pair of...
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
NASA has been part of "Hidden Figures" screenwriter Allison Schroeder's life for as long as she can remember. Not only did a childhood near Cape Canaveral mean that the space program was an ever-present reality - fire drills in school were timed so the kids could see the launches and the...
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017
Theodore Melfi's buoyant "Hidden Figures" is an old-fashioned feel-good movie with powerful contemporary relevance, spearheaded by a trio of unstoppable actresses playing black women who wouldn't be stopped.
Set in 1961 Virginia, the fact-based "Hidden Figures," adapted from Margot Lee...
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016
Giovanni Messner has come aboard the directorial roster of brother, the bicoastal production company headed by EP Rich Carter and director Ted Melfi (whose new feature Hidden Figures is generating considerable Oscar buzz).
Messner’s background includes serving for five-plus years...
Monday, Oct. 31, 2016
Making a remarkable feature directorial debut at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival with the critically acclaimed tug-at-the-heartstrings comedy St. Vincent, Ted Melfi found himself sought after for other long-form opportunities. He even recalled being one of two directors in...