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The Underground Railroad
Sunday, May. 8, 2022
BBC prison drama Time, Channel 4’s Help and UKTV’s Big Zuu’s Eats were among the big winners at the BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday (5/8).
Time won best miniseries distinction as well as best actor for Sean Bean.
Help, centered on a fictional care home...
Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
New kids on the block and already established residents figure in the ongoing Guild awards conversation this season.
Among the new kids is the breakout Korean thriller Squid Game (Netflix), which is poised for what could be a history-making stretch. Until late last year a non-...
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 2021
"Lovecraft Country," "The Underground Railroad," "A Black Lady Sketch Show" Among AAFCA TV Honors Winners
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...