Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Road To Emmys Annual Series

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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...
Friday, Jul. 22, 2016
Agency Creatives Reflect On Their Emmy-Nominated Spots
The first primetime commercial Emmy Award was bestowed in 1997 upon HBO’s “Chimps” directed by Joe Pytka of PYTKA for BBDO NY. Since then, the spotmaking Emmy has grown in prominence and become increasingly coveted, taking on an added importance spurred on by changes in the business over the years...
Friday, Jul. 15, 2016
Emmy Nominee Insights Into "All the Way," "People v. O.J. Simpson," "American Horror Story: Hotel"
Prior to yesterday’s announcement of this season’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 feature stories...
Friday, Jul. 8, 2016
DP Rodrigo Prieto Reflects On Working With Martin Scorsese
While shooting his first collaboration with director Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street , cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC found the filmmaker talking about a couple other projects which they could (and eventually would) also team on--one being the upcoming feature film Silence (a...
Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016
Adam Penn Reflects On Cutting "American Crime Story," Writing "Mr. Robot"
Artist perspectives in this installment of The Road To Emmy span writer, editor and composer insights into Mr. Robot (USA Network), editorial and music POVs on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX Networks), music for American Horror Story: Hotel (FX) and Scream Queens (FX), and a...
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2016
"The Dresser" Nattily Attired By Director Richard Eyre, DP Ben Smithard
This installment of The Road To Emmy offers directorial and DP points of view on The Dresser (Starz), reflections from a director/consulting producer on Black Sails (Starz), and DP and production designer takes on Narcos (Netflix). The Dresser For director Richard Eyre, the Starz film The Dresser...