Sunday, December 4, 2016

Transparent

Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016

The Creative Arts Emmys--divided into two separate award ceremonies this past weekend (9/10 and 11)at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live--were cause for celebration for assorted artisans, including a cinematographer, a production designer, exec producers and a composer interviewed over the past...

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016

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...

Thursday, Jul. 16, 2015

Dee Rees made her first Emmy splash a big one, scoring both Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing nominations for Bessie, the HBO biopic which starred Queen Latifah as iconic blues singer Bessie Smith, and Mo’Nique...

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015

A mixed martial arts (MMA) drama adds to the recent mix of projects for director Adam Davidson. The MMA-themed story told in DirecTV’s Kingdom--for which Davidson directed two episodes, including the pilot (titled...

Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2015

An accomplished art director--as five Emmy nominations would attest, four of which were for HBO’s True Blood (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013) and one for Shark (CBS in 2007)--Catherine Smith made an auspicious debut as a production designer, landing...

Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2015

Clement Virgo, director, EP, producer and co-writer of the The Book of Negroes, has seen the BET miniseries gain award show traction with two Critics Choice TV Award nominations--for Best...

Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015

SHOOT’s second annual New Directors Showcase--back in 2004--included a promising young talent in Elliott Lester who has gone on to an accomplished career spanning features, commercials and television. On the latter front, last month Lester made his most...

Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2015

The Television Academy today announced this year’s honorees for the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, celebrating and recognizing programs that have used the power of television to shift cultural acceptance and influence the hearts and minds of the viewer...