Thursday, June 22, 2017

Road To Emmys Annual Series

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Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017
"MARS" Changes Emmy Orbit; Insights Into "House of Cards," "Bloodline"
While gratified to be in this year’s Emmy conversation, the people behind National Geographic Channel’s MARS took exception to the show being considered in Best Limited Series and related categories, instead contending that it was better suited to compete in a different kind of space race--for Best...
Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017
Director/EP Shawn Levy Drawn To "Stranger Things"
Filmmaker Shawn Levy is no stranger professionally to stranger things. In fact, he’s shown an affinity for them and most anything that’s atypical, spanning the horror, sci-fi, dramatic and comedy genres. He has brought exhibits to life in the wildly successful Night At The Museum franchise,...
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2017
Insights Into Cinematography, Music For Jill Soloway's Amazon Shows
Jill Soloway knows a thing or two about the Emmy Awards. She earned multiple nominations as a producer/writer on Six Feet Under , and a pair of wins for Best Directing for a Comedy Series in 2015 and last year for Transparent (Amazon). She is now once again in the Emmy conversation, not just for...
Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017
Lensing "The Handmaid's Tale," "Emerald City," "The Crown"
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 replete with warriors, witches,...
Friday, May. 19, 2017
In The Emmy Conversation: Ron Howard, Lesli Linka Glatter, Jill Soloway, Barry Sonnenfeld
Doing justice to the life of a genius is a daunting task but not one entirely new to filmmaker Ron Howard who won Best Director and Best Picture Oscars in 2002 for A Beautiful Mind which told the poignant story of Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash. Howard now again delves into the man...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016
6 Emmy Nominations Join An Oscar Nod For "What Happened, Miss Simone?"
Justin Wilkes, president of RadicalMedia’s entertainment group, has long had a deep-rooted appreciation for Nina Simone, the late, great, legendary recording artist. “I’ve always been a fan of her music,” recalled Wilkes. “I grew up in Woodstock, New York. Her records were a fixture on my parents’...
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
Emmy Nominees Reflect On "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "The Night Manager," "The Man In The High Castle," "Black Sails"
A four-time DGA Award nominee for Lost, a series which also earned him three Emmy nods as a director, Jack Bender—whose first directing Emmy nomination came for Northern Exposure — now finds himself again in the running for a TV Academy statuette based on his directorial prowess, this time for the...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016
Crescenzo Discusses His Emmy-Nominated Cinematography On "Gotham"
For Crescenzo Notarile, ASC, AIC--who’s known throughout the industry as Crescenzo--earning his first career primetime Emmy nomination, for the “Azrael” episode of Gotham , is especially gratifying. “I’m extremely proud of it for a number of reasons. We are in the platinum age of television. The...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016
Insights Into Production Design For Amazon’s "Transparent," HBO’s "Lemonade"
For the second straight year production designer Cat Smith has scored an Emmy nomination for Amazon’s Transparent , this time for the episodes “Kina Hora,” “The Book Of Life” and “Man On The Land.” While her back-to-back Transparent nods are Smith’s first two as department head (her auspicious...
Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016
Emmy Nominee Jay Worth Discusses VFX In A Supporting Role For Hulu's "11.22.63"
There’s an adage that the best VFX are the ones you don’t notice--and that is inherently the case in the Emmy Awards category of Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role. Among this year’s nominated efforts is Hulu’s 11.22.63 , a science fiction thriller/limited series based on the...