Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021

The third time proved to be the charm--and historic--for director Melina Matsoukas who won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials on Saturday evening (4/10) during a virtual ceremony. On the strength of her stirring “You Love Life” for Apple’s Beats by Dr. Dre from...

Friday, Apr. 2, 2021

While a major spotlight has been cast, and deservedly so, on the showing of female feature directors--Chloe Zhao for Nomadland (Searchlight Pictures) and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman (Focus Features)--in both Oscar and DGA Award nominations this season, hovering a...

Friday, Apr. 2, 2021

‘Tis the season for awards show previews. This issue contains a TV Awards Season feature on four DGA Award and two ASC Award nominees who could figure in the Emmy conversation. And our Road To Oscar Series continues with insights into nominees, their work and collaborators.

But...

Monday, Mar. 8, 2021

Nisha Ganatra of Chelsea Pictures and Melina Matsoukas of PRETTYBIRD are among the nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2020. This marks the first time that two solo female directors broke through with nominations in the spotmaking...

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

Essity, global hygiene and health company and owner of Bodyform, Libresse, Nana, Nuvenia, Saba and Nosotras, is committed to breaking the taboos that hold women back. With the award-winning #BloodNormal campaign in 2017, Bodyform and Libresse tackled the stigma around periods, turning blue...

Friday, May. 29, 2020

There may have been a point — say, oh, a few months ago? — when we'd have demanded a lot more edge from a movie like "The High Note," and been less forgiving of its more implausible moments.

But hey, times have changed, and the pleasing chemistry of two very likable leads — Tracee Ellis...

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Director Nisha Ganatra made a major mark at this year’s Sundance Film Festival with Late Night, which earned a standing ovation, rave reviews and $13 million from Amazon, the highest price ever paid at the fest for a film by a female director. Written by Mindy Kaling and co-starring...

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Welcome to the Special Fall 2019 e.dition of the SHOOT Directors Series. Our mix of profiles includes Marielle Heller who directed two Academy Award-nominated performances this year by Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant in Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and is now generating...

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019

"Late Night ," a new comedy from Mindy Kaling, establishes itself as a fantasy from the outset. It's about a veteran late night talk show host who is a woman, after all. The film was directed by Nisha Ganatra (who's handled by Chelsea Pictures for spots and branded content).

Emma Thompson...

Friday, Mar. 29, 2019

Our Up-and-Coming Directors feature has always been about helping new talent gain much deserved exposure, but occasionally that takes on a greater sense of purpose. Such is the case in this issue of SHOOT with director Jess Coulter who recently joined O Positive after coming over from...

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