Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Director Profiles

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Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Welcome to the Special Spring 2016 Directors Series SHOOT>e.dition
Welcome to the Special Spring 2016 Edition of SHOOT’s Directors Series. Our profiles include three of this year’s DGA Award winners: Alejandro G. Iñárritu who earned the feature film honor for The Revenant; Matthew Heineman who earned best documentary distinction for Cartel Land; and Andreas...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Anthony and Joe Russo
It doesn’t get much more patriotic than Captain America and the Super Bowl. And that’s just part of the creative range of work being turned out by the Russo brothers—Anthony and Joe—whose directorial exploits encompass high-profile theatrical features, TV, commercials and branded content. On the...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Andreas Nilsson
First-time nominee Andreas Nilsson of Biscuit Filmworks won the DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Commercials in February on the strength of three entries, one of which—”Emily’s Oz” for Comcast/Xfinity—is atypical in the sense that a Guild honor is usually reserved for recognition of a...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Sophie Muller
Sophie Muller is an accomplished director best known for her music videos spanning collaborations with such artists as No Doubt, Shakira, Blur, Beyonce, Kings of Leon, Garbage, The Killers, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, the Dixie Chicks, Beck, One Republic, James Bay, One Direction, Selena Gomez, Sam...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Daniels
For Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, known as the directing duo Daniels, this year’s Sundance Film Festival was a roller coaster ride—the ups and downs generated by Swiss Army Man, their feature filmmaking debut. “It was a crazy journey within a tight timeframe,” related Scheinert. “You’re smashed...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Tricia Brock
There’s something about breakthrough series and director Tricia Brock. One day while shooting an episode of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, Brock got a phone call. She looked down at her cell phone and saw that it was from Jules Daly, president of RSA Films. The timing was right in that the call...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
With Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) in 2015 and The Revenant this year, Alejandro G. Iñárritu has made industry history, becoming the first director to win the DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film two consecutive years—and the third filmmaker ever to earn the Best...
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016
Spring 2016 Director's Profile: Matthew Heineman
There was no way to predict what would come from the documentary that was percolating in Matthew Heineman’s mind and heart. For one, who would have thought that Cartel Land would end up landing him the DGA Award in February for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. Cartel Land also...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Cinematographers & Cameras: Lensing "The 33," "Creed," "Freeheld," "The Visit," "Suffragette"
One DP has captured a story of solidarity and survival with a movie—set to bow in November—that shows us the resolve and miraculous rescue of 33 men trapped in a gold and copper mine in Chile. Another cinematographer brings a new meaning to the word “prolific” with her lensing of two recently...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Sponsored Profile: Tröll Pictures
As part of our Directors Issue mix, here is a sponsored profile in which Tröll Pictures’ Peter Steinzeig discusses recent projects from the company’s directors, and the challenges facing him and his shop in an ever evolving marketplace. Peter Steinzeig Executive Producer http://trollpictures.tv Q#1...