Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Road To Emmys Annual Series

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

Prior to today’s (7/12) announcement of this year’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, Jul. 5, 2018

For A Series of Unfortunate Events, Bo Welch has the good fortune to continue his collaborative relationship with showrunner/director/EP Barry Sonnenfeld. Welch has served in two capacities on the show--production designer on all the work and director of select episodes.

Based on...

Thursday, Jun. 28, 2018

One Strange Rock (National Geographic) has been one remarkable ride for cinematographers Johnny Rogers and Simon de Glanville. The former was involved in volcano lensing in the Congo, a free diving sequence in Mexico, and a Lechuguilla Cave shoot which entailed eight days of living...

Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018

“We reinvent the show every year. That’s why for me it never gets old. There are new sets, new crew members, a new city. It’s like a reset, doing a pilot all over again,” said Lesli Linka Glatter, director and executive producer on Homeland (Showtime).

Glatter and her colleagues...

Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

Daniel Minahan has known Ryan Murphy since the mid-1990s. Both were journalists in L.A. at the time and were starting to pen prospective narratives for TV and film. Murphy went on to be a prolific and lauded TV series creator (Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story, Feud), winning four...

Thursday, Jun. 7, 2018

Outlander executive producers/writers Matthew B. Roberts and Toni Graphia are grateful for the inherent nature of the Starz series, noting that it serves to keep season after season creatively invigorating.

“With cookie-cutter shows where things are basically the same season...

Wednesday, May. 30, 2018

Just some three months ago, Dan Fogelman, creator and executive producer of This Is Us (NBC), received the Television Showman of the Year honor at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) Publicists Awards.

In his acceptance remarks, Fogelman observed that in...

Thursday, May. 24, 2018

From Albert Einstein in season one to Pablo Picasso in season two, the bar has been set high for the National Geographic series Genius. Season one earned 10 Emmy nominations last year, including for Best Limited Series. Among the assorted other honors bestowed upon the show was the...

Friday, May. 18, 2018

The challenge of a hit show is not only having to meet or exceed an already high creative bar but also to remember—and not stray from—what resonated with viewers to begin with. 

Shawn Levy, executive producer and director on Stranger Things—the Netflix series created by the...

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

Hans Charles and Kira Kelly didn’t meet face to face until the documentary they shot, director/producer/writer Ava DuVernay’s 13th (Netflix), premiered at the New York Film Festival. Since then, 13th has received assorted accolades, including a Best Documentary Feature Oscar...