Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Handmaid's Tale

Sunday, Sep. 17, 2017

The dystopian vision of "The Handmaid's Tale," the deeply cynical Washington comedy "Veep" and the ever-topical "Saturday Night Live" won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Awards ceremony that took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

"Go home, get to...

Monday, Sep. 11, 2017

Stranger Things (Netflix) and Westworld (HBO) made major strides on the second and concluding night of this weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys, each topping five categories on Sunday (9/10) during a gala ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. This put the two shows in a...

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

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...

Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale was the big winner at the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) Awards presentation, earning Program of the Year distinction as well as Outstanding Achievement in Drama. These marked the first ever TCA honors for Hulu.

Also snagging major honors during...

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...

Monday, Jun. 19, 2017

The Hulu series "The Handmaid’s Tale," FX’s "Atlanta" and NBC’s "This Is Us" led the way with four nominations each for the 33rd annual TCA Awards. The Television Critics Association (TCA), a media organization with more than 200 professional TV critics and journalists from the U.S. and Canada,...

Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017

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...

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

"The timing has been uncanny," says Margaret Atwood, marveling at how her 1985 novel, "The Handmaid's Tale," has not only been given renewed life as a TV series but has also gained disturbing urgency.

"Last November 7, they thought they were making a fantasy fiction series," Atwood says...