Saturday, December 10, 2016

Road To Emmys Annual Series

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Justin Wilkes, president of RadicalMedia’s entertainment group, has long had a deep-rooted appreciation for Nina Simone, the late, great, legendary recording artist. “I’ve always been a fan of her music,” recalled Wilkes. “I grew up in Woodstock, New York. Her records were a fixture on my...

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

A four-time DGA Award nominee for Lost, a series which also earned him three Emmy nods as a director, Jack Bender—whose first directing Emmy nomination came for Northern Exposure— now finds himself again in the running for a TV Academy statuette based on his directorial prowess...

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

For Crescenzo Notarile, ASC, AIC--who’s known throughout the industry as Crescenzo--earning his first career primetime Emmy nomination, for the “Azrael” episode of Gotham, is especially gratifying.

“I’m extremely proud of it for a number of reasons. We are in the platinum age of...

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. 28, 2016

There’s an adage that the best VFX are the ones you don’t notice--and that is inherently the case in the Emmy Awards category of Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role. Among this year’s nominated efforts is Hulu’s 11.22.63, a science fiction thriller/limited series...

Friday, Jul. 22, 2016

The first primetime commercial Emmy Award was bestowed in 1997 upon HBO’s “Chimps” directed by Joe Pytka of PYTKA for BBDO NY. Since then, the spotmaking Emmy has grown in prominence and become increasingly coveted, taking on an added importance spurred on by changes in the business over the...

Friday, Jul. 15, 2016

Prior to yesterday’s 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 feature...

Friday, Jul. 8, 2016

While shooting his first collaboration with director Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street, cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC found the filmmaker talking about a couple other projects which they could (and eventually would) also team on--one being the upcoming feature film...

Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016

Artist perspectives in this installment of The Road To Emmy span writer, editor and composer insights into Mr. Robot (USA Network), editorial and music POVs on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX Networks), music for American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)...

Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2016

This installment of The Road To Emmy offers directorial and DP points of view on The Dresser (Starz), reflections from a director/consulting producer on Black Sails (Starz), and DP and production designer takes on Narcos (Netflix).

The Dresser...