Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Transparent

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn't see how he can return to the Amazon series "Transparent."

In an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, though doesn't confirm, an imminent departure from the Emmy-winning series,...

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

When "Transparent" debuted four years ago on Amazon with a transgender lead character, it was a special moment for TV. It won Emmys and seemed a perfect fit for a burgeoning civil rights movement. Now the show's future may be in flux following allegations against star Jeffrey Tambor.

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Friday, Jul. 14, 2017

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...

Thursday, Jun. 8, 2017

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...

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...