Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ted Melfi

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

NASA has been part of "Hidden Figures" screenwriter Allison Schroeder's life for as long as she can remember. Not only did a childhood near Cape Canaveral mean that the space program was an ever-present reality - fire drills in school were timed so the kids could see the launches and the...

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017

Theodore Melfi's buoyant "Hidden Figures" is an old-fashioned feel-good movie with powerful contemporary relevance, spearheaded by a trio of unstoppable actresses playing black women who wouldn't be stopped.

Set in 1961 Virginia, the fact-based "Hidden Figures," adapted from Margot Lee...

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

Giovanni Messner has come aboard the directorial roster of brother, the bicoastal production company headed by EP Rich Carter and director Ted Melfi (whose new feature Hidden Figures is generating considerable Oscar buzz).

Messner’s background includes serving for five-plus years...

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

Making a remarkable feature directorial debut at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival with the critically acclaimed tug-at-the-heartstrings comedy St. Vincent, Ted Melfi found himself sought after for other long-form opportunities. He even recalled being one of two directors in...