Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019

Composer Kris Bowers recently garnered his first career Emmy nomination for “Episode 2” of When They See Us, Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five miniseries which delves into the true story of five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were coerced into confessing to a brutal attack in...

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

For the second time in three years, The Man in the High Castle (Amazon) has been nominated for an Outstanding Visual Effects Emmy Award. The show’s VFX supervisor, Lawson Deming of Barnstorm VFX--a Burbank-based house which recently opened a studio in Vancouver, B.C.--was part of an...

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

Director Johan Renck was a bit apprehensive going in that the fallout from Chernobyl (HBO) could very well include a limited audience. His creative instincts told him that the story was worthwhile but he wasn’t sure that it would generate significant viewership.

Thankfully, the...

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

Included in its haul of 17 Emmy nominations, Fosse/Verdon (FX Network) scored two for direction--one for Jessica Yu on the basis of the “Glory” episode, and the other earned by Thomas Kail for the installment titled “Who’s Got the Pain.”

As co-creator (with Steven Levenson) and...

Thursday, Jul. 25, 2019

Cinematographer Gary Baum, ASC last week earned his 10th career Emmy nomination--for the “Family, Trip” episode of Will & Grace (NBC). This is the second consecutive year Baum has earned an Emmy nod for the Will & Grace revival, which makes it all the more special in...

Thursday, Jul. 18, 2019

Prior to this week’s announcement of the season’s Emmy nominations, SHOOT connected with various contenders going back to our Spring Directors Issue in April and then this ongoing The Road To Emmy series of feature stories which started a little more than two months ago. As it turns out...

Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019

A self-described Stephen King fanatic, director Greg Yaitanes was a victim of scheduling when he had to pass on an initial invite to take on episodic work for Castle Rock, Hulu’s psychological horror anthology series based on King’s work and set in Castle Rock, Maine, a fictional...

Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019

Earlier this year, DP Ben Richardson earned his first career ASC Award nomination for “Daybreak,” the opening episode of Paramount Network’s original series Yellowstone starring Kevin Costner as John Dutton, patriarch of a family that controls the largest contiguous ranch in the U.S.,...

Thursday, Jun. 27, 2019

Hugo Blick is a jack of many trades as reflected in his Emmy history. Back in 2015, he earned three nominations for The Honourable Woman starring Maggie Gyllenhaal in a Golden Globe-winning performance as a proponent for reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. For The...

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019

Production designer Mark Hutman is no stranger to the Emmy derby, having been nominated back in 2010 for the Glee pilot. He’s also no stranger to director Michael Uppendahl, with whom he worked on a couple of Glee episodes. So when Uppendahl, in his capacity as director and...

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