Friday, September 21, 2018

The Crown

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2018

In his play Henry IV, Part II, William Shakespeare wrote the famed line, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.”

And in a sense that observation applies to the varied artists entrusted with figuratively wearing The Crown (Netflix) as storytellers--from directors to...

Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018

Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood.

"It definitely opened my eyes to a lot. And I certainly won't be naïve about those things," Foy said in an interview on Monday in Las Vegas. "It's really opened my eyes...

Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the annual Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, which reward the very best television Programs broadcast in the UK in 2017. The ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday, May 13, and hosted...

Monday, Mar. 26, 2018

One DP just won his first career ASC Award—on the strength of his work on The Crown (Netflix).

Another made key contributions to the heartfelt Strong Island (Netflix), which was nominated for this year’s Best Documentary Feature Oscar.

And a third DP has spent a...

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

For the fourth time in his illustrious career, Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, has won the ASC Award for best cinematography in a motion picture, the latest honor coming during a gala ceremony on Saturday night (2/17) for his work on Blade Runner 2049

In recent years, an ASC Award...

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service.

The big burden that Netflix is shouldering hasn't been a major concern on Wall Street so far, as...

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

The Emmy nominations they’ve landed for The Crown (Netflix) continue an impressive awards season for visual effects supervisor Ben Turner and production designer Martin Childs. The latter has already seen The Crown score him nominations for both a BAFTA TV Award recognizing...

Friday, Jul. 14, 2017

Prior to yesterday’s (7/13) announcement of this season’s Emmy nominations, SHOOT connected with varied contenders over a two-month stretch spanning different disciplines and as it turns out a good number of the artisans we covered in parts 1 through 8 of our The Road To Emmy series of...

Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017

Cinematographer Colin Watkinson has a pair of shows in the running for Emmy consideration--The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) and Emerald City (NBC). Inspired by--and a much darker take on--L. Frank Baum’s “Wizard of Oz” tales, Emerald City introduces us to a mystical land...

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

For editor Pia Di Ciaula, the prospects of working on The Crown (Netflix) were alluring on several fronts, including the story itself and the chance to collaborate with series creator/showrunner/writer Peter Morgan and director/EP Stephen Daldry. Morgan is a two-time Academy Award...

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