SHOOT is pleased to announce that the 2015 Annual “Road to Emmy,” 14-part, series kicked off on May 15 and continues through August 28 with final Emmy® coverage announcing the Creative Arts winners on September 12 and Primetime winners on September 20.  The series focuses on the backstories and the people behind the production of this year's Emmy® contenders.

The annual in-depth 14-part “Road to Emmy Series” covers the shows themselves and the executives and artisans behind them, spanning categories such as Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Visual Effects, Animation, Music, Sound, Production Design & more across all major categories including Comedy Series, Drama Series, Miniseries or Movie, Documentary, Variety Music or Comedy Series and Reality Competition Program. We interview and profile assorted artists and production execs, gaining insights into the shows and challenges faced.  There are also assessments of Emmy® prospects for nominees, as well as a look at trends in this year’s competition.

See below for SHOOT's "Road to Emmy" Publishing Schedule with live links to already published features in series.

Who will be among the 2015 winners?
According to SHOOT's Editors, while there will be many other shows and programs that will be generating Emmy buzz throughout the series, some sure to be talked about include...

From ABC: “Blackish,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Modern Family;" From Amazon: “Transparent;” From AMC: “Better Call Saul,” “Mad Men;” From CBS: “The Big Bang Theory;” “The Good Wife;” From Cinemax: “The Knick;" From Fox: “Last Man on Earth,” “Empire,” “Gotham;” From FX Networks: “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” “Louis,” “The Americans,” “The Comedians;" From HBO: “Bessie,” “Game of Thrones,” “Olive Kitteridge,” “Silicon Valley,” “Veep;” From History: “Texas Rising;” From IFC: “Portlandia;" From Lifetime: “Grace of Monaco;” From National Geographic: “Killing Jesus;” From NBC: “Parks and Recreation;” From Netflix: “Bloodline,” “Derek: The Final Chapter,” “Grace and Frankie,” “House of Cards,” “Orange is the New Black;” From PBS: “Downton Abbey;” From Showtime: “Homeland;” From Starz: “Black Sails,” “Outlander,” “The Missing;” From Sundance: “The Honorable Woman.”

SHOOT editors look forward to profiling and interviewing executives and artisans behind some of the shows above plus many others throughout the series.  PR executives are welcome to contact SHOOT's editorial department to discuss editorial consideration for your programs and/or the executives and artisans behind them.

SHOOT is on top of the "bottom line" and ahead in "behind the camera"
Of the 29 required Television Academy Peer Groups, representing specific fields of expertise within the motion picture, TV, and commercial production industry, SHOOT has been fully focused on 26 of the 29 and delivering decision-making news, back stories, and inspiration 365/24/7 without fail for 55 years. 


Art Directors and Set Decorators

Casting Directors

Children's Programming



Costume Design & Supervision


Documentary Programming

Electronic Production

Interactive Media

Los Angeles Area


Motion & Title Design


Picture Editors


Production Executives

Professional Representatives

Public Relations

Reality Programming


Sound Editors

Special Visual Effects

Television Executives


SHOOT Emmy "FYC Advertising
SHOOT's 2015 Road to Emmy Series is published across all digital & print platforms providing ideal audience and environment for your FYC advertising!  SHOOT’s digital and print platforms provide the ideal environments in which to promote prior to & during nomination voting that will take place 6/15-26 and then prior to & during final round voting that will take place 8/17-28.

SHOOT Magazine Print (with bonus PDF version) and SHOOTonline/The SHOOT Dailies/The SHOOT >e.dition digital platforms are ideal for bringing attention to your programs and individual nominees.  Our audience of production & post industry executives and artisans including ATAS members (SHOOT is extremely strong in the vast majority of the 29 ATAS peer groups) will be reading SHOOT’s Emmy-related coverage  with great interest throughout the season.  Our readership includes production executives, producers, directors, cinematographers, editors,  production designers, visual effects & animation executives & artisans, music & sound executives & artisans and much more.

Here's a look at SHOOT digital & print platforms and FYC Marketing Options...

► - website with 40,000 monthly unique visitors
(Regular & expandable banners available: 728x90, 300x250. 468x60, 300x600 + Interstitials)
 Banners appear on Home Page and all throughout site
Click Here for SHOOTonline Banner Specs

►  The SHOOT>e.dition - weekly email newsletter on Fridays with 28,000 opt-in subscribers
   (468x60, 180x150 and 180x600 banners available)
Here are links to a few recent >e.ditions:
Click Here to view web version of the June 19th SHOOT>e.dition
Click Here to view web version of the June 12th SHOOT>e.dition

►  SHOOT Dailies - email newsletter goes to 3,000 opt-in subscribers M-F each week
   (728x90 and 180x150 banners available)

►  SHOOT Magazine - print issues+PDF version (10,000 print readers+3,000 PDF readers)
SHOOT's August/September Issue will have Part 12 of the Road to Emmy Series. Timed to be in readers hands  on 8/14 prior to final voting 8/17-8/28! Perfect timing for you Nominee Support Ads.  Premium positions available!

Print Advertiser Bonus:  The PDF version of your print Ad will appear with live link to your FYC Site, Show site or Network site at no extra charge in PDF version of issue posted on our site for readers to view/download
August/September Issue Advertising Deadlines
Space Reservations: August 4
AD PDF Files Due:   August 7
Final Late Extension: Aug. 10
Click Here to see print version of past Road to Emmy feature
Click Here for SHOOT Magazine Print Ad Sizes/Specs
For additional information, digital & print FYC Ad Rates rates and space reservations,
please contact SHOOT Publisher, Roberta Griefer, at 203/227-1699, ext 13 or via email.
Visit our Emmy FYC page on SHOOTonline for FYC updates throughout the season.

SHOOT 2015 Emmy Awards Publishing Schedule
(Click on Blue live links for Kickoff feature through Part 4 already published)

Road To

SHOOT Distribution Platforms
Kick off Feature
May 15th

SHOOT Magazine Print Issue, PDF version of Print Issue, SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & SHOOT>e.dition
James Bogdonas, cinematographer, “Modern Family," (ABC)
Jonathan Krisel
, co-creator, "Portlandia" (IFC)
Christian Sprenger
, cinematographer, "The Last Man on Earth" (Fox)
Beau Willimon
, showrunner, EP, writer, creator, "House of Cards" (Netflix)
Tom Yatsko
, cinematographer, “Gotham” (FOX)

Part 1 May 29th

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Craig Zisk, director, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Fox network and “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

Part 2 June 5th

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Marta Kauffman, co-creator, “Grace & Frankie” (Netflix)
Neville Kidd, cinematographer, “Outlander” (Starz)

Part 3 June 12th

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Fred Elmes, ASC, cinematographerOlive Kitteridge” miniseries (Showtime)David klein, cinematographer, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Part 4 June 19th

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Lady J, writer, “Transparent” (Amazon)
Elliott Lester
, director, “Nightingale” (HBO)

Part 5 June 26th
SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Howard Cummings, production designer, "The Knick" (Cinemax)
Catherine Haight, editor, “Transparent” (Amazon Digital)
Richard Toyon, production designer, “Silicon Valley” (HBO) and “American Crime (ABC)
Clement Virgo, director, EP, producer and co-writer of the “The Book of Negroes” (BET)

Part 6 


Part 7



July 3rd

July 10


July 16th

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT>e.dition

Mimi Leder, EP/director, "The Leftovers" (HBO)
Ellen Mirojnick, costume designer, "The Knick" (Cinemax)


SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, The SHOOT >e.dition

Adam Davidson, director, "Kingdom" (DirecTV)
Jim Frohna, cinematographer, "Transparent" (Amazon)


(The Emmy nominations will be covered on SHOOTonline on July 16, in the July 16 SHOOT Dailies and in the July 17th SHOOT >e.dition)

Part 8 July 17 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Part 9 July 24 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Part 10 July 31 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies & SHOOT >e.dition
Part 11 August 7 SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition
Part 12 August 14 SHOOT Magazine Print Issue, PDF version of Print Issue,SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition

Part 13

Part 14

Aug 21

Aug 28

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition

SHOOTonline, SHOOT Dailies, SHOOT >e.dition

Creative Arts Winners
Sept 12 Covered 9/12 SHOOTonline, 9/14 SHOOT Dailies, 9/18 SHOOT >e.dition
Winners announced
Sept 20 Covered Sept. 20 on SHOOTonline, 9/21 SHOOT Dailies, 9/25 SHOOT >e.dition
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