Saturday, October 21, 2017

Queen Sugar

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Amanda Marsalis and DeMane Davis—directors who made their mark in indie features and are active in commercials and branded content via, respectively, production companies Backyard and Sweet Rickey—recently extended their reach into primetime TV, helming season two episodes of Queen Sugar,...

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Director DeMane Davis has established herself in short and long-form fare. On the former score, she is on the commercialmaking/branded content roster of production house Sweet Rickey. She has directed campaigns for such clients as Bank of America, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tidy Cats and Cigna. ...

Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017

Director Amanda Marsalis--who made her indie feature debut with Echo Park at the L.A. Film Festival in 2014, and is active in commercials via production house Backyard--has made her first foray into TV series with two episodes of Queen Sugar. Marsalis directed episodes 5 and 8...

Friday, Sep. 2, 2016

The new family drama "Queen Sugar" follows three estranged siblings in a rural Louisiana town as they struggle to make sense of their lives while preserving a family legacy: a failing sugar-cane farm.

Nova (Rutina Wesley, "True Blood") is a fiery journalist and activist. Charley (Dawn-...

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs.

Nowadays, watching TV isn’t even limited to TV screens, while dozens of channels are spewing out new series for the modern pampered...