Thursday, October 19, 2017

Road To Emmys Annual Seriess

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Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017
Emmy Nominees Kelly, Charles, Averick Reflect On "13th"
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 nomination as well as...
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
Emmy Nominees: Director, DP, Editor and Production Designer Perspectives
While not a first, Reed Morano has attained a rarity in the annals of the Emmy Awards, earning nominations in the same year for her directing and cinematography. The former came for “Offred,” the pilot for The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), recognized in the Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series...
Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017
Yves Belanger, Alix Friedberg Help Tell "Big Little Lies" For HBO
Among the 16 Emmy nominations earned by Big Little Lies (HBO) are Outstanding Limited Series, two for Lead Actress (Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon) as well as Supporting Actress (Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley), and one apiece for Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Jean-Marc...
Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017
Ben Turner, Martin Childs Reflect On "The Crown" and Their 1st Career Emmy Nominations
The Emmy nominations they’ve landed for The Crown (Netflix) continue an impressive awards season for visual effects supervisor Ben Turner and production designer Martin Childs. The latter has already seen The Crown score him nominations for both a BAFTA TV Award recognizing Best Production Design...
Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017
Emmy Nominees Reflect On Finding True "Genius"
Kenneth Biller, showrunner and executive producer of Genius (National Geographic Channel)--which is in the running for 10 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series--observed that properly telling the story of Albert Einstein, while a daunting task, was ultimately a gratifying experience. He...
Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017
Love, Unity Among Prevalent Themes In Emmy-Nominated Spots
Akin to last year’s primetime Emmy-winning “Love Has No Labels” for the Ad Council out of R/GA, the current field of nominated spots selected by TV Academy voters is largely marked by an inspiring sense of unity and purpose, underscoring the value placed on coming together and accentuating the...
Friday, Jul. 14, 2017
Emmy-Nominated DPs Share Insights Into "Handmaid’s Tale," "The Crown," "Transparent," "Man In The High Castle"
Prior to yesterday’s (7/13) 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...
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2017
DP Perspectives On "Sherlock," "The Man in the High Castle"
Delving into the process of deduction has yielded a welcomed addition to the career of cinematographer Neville Kidd whose work on Sherlock , the BBC crime drama series that is part of PBS’ Masterpiece Theater , earned him his first Emmy nomination and win in 2014. Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the...
Thursday, Jun. 29, 2017
Production Designer Bo Welch Embraces "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
While director/producer/showrunner Barry Sonnenfeld viewed creating different worlds for Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events as both exciting and daunting, bringing a welcomed level of comfort to the challenge was knowing that he would once again be working with a colleague whom he described...
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...