Wednesday, Jul. 28, 2021

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has unveiled the winners for the COVID-compliant edition of its 3rd Annual AAFCA TV Honors. Actress, writer, producer, and comedian Yvette Nicole Brown will serve as the host of the AAFCA TV Honors ceremony which will take place at the...

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...

Wednesday, May. 12, 2021

When Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins was considering adapting Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the Underground Railroad into a limited series, he kept hearing the same thing: Impossible.

It would be emotionally and mentally draining, Jenkins knew. And he...

Friday, Dec. 25, 2020

After recently wrapping The Underground Railroad--a new Amazon series directed by Barry Jenkins--cinematographer James Laxton is now available for commercials and music videos via ICM Commercial Production Arts. Laxton earned a Best Cinematography Oscar...

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017

Amazon is developing a script-to-series one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, based on Colson Whitehead’s National Book Award-winning novel. Set to write and direct is Barry Jenkins (writer-director of Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight), with the series...

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