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Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s Catastrope

June 25, 2017 | By
Creator Sharon Horgan & Production Designer Samantha Harley of Amazon’s <em>Catastrope</em>

Amazon‘s streaming hit television show, Catastrophe is unique in several ways. First, Irish co-creator and lead actress, Sharon Horgan, ostensibly met her American comedic writing partner and co-creator Rob Delaney, on Twitter of all places. Second, this project marks her third endeavor with long time colleague, Samantha Harley, her trusted production designer. Third, and... »

The Look Behind Genius

June 21, 2017 | By
The Look Behind <em>Genius</em>

From acclaimed executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes this brilliant period television series that depicts Albert Einstein in his early years in the 1800’s, as well as his later years during the 1900’s. The National Geographic series known as Genius was created by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller, which stars Geoffrey Rush,... »

Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, Z: The Beginning of Everything

June 19, 2017 | By
Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, <em>Z: The Beginning of Everything</em>

When executive producer and leading actress Christina Ricci first optioned Therese Anne Fowler‘s book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, she knew she wanted the best department heads to work on her Amazon series–titled, Z: The Beginning of Everything. After much research, it was Ricci’s true intention to clear up misconceptions about Fitzgerald’s storied... »

Q&A with Nora Felder, Music Supervisor for Stranger Thing

June 18, 2017 | By
Q&A with Nora Felder, Music Supervisor for <em>Stranger Thing</em>

Stranger Things’ award winning music supervisor, Nora Felder, took the time to field some questions from Below the Line.   Q: Just for some background, please tell us how you got involved with Dead Presidents and Tank Girl. A: This was at the very start of my career when getting my feet wet in... »

SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal Earns Merit Award in STC International Summit Award Competition

June 8, 2017 | By
<em>SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal</em> Earns Merit Award in STC International Summit Award Competition

SMPTE has announced that its SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal has earned a Merit Award in the Society for Technical Communication‘s International Summit Awards (STC ISA) competition. Judges evaluated the SMPTE publication and bestowed this honor based on its technical content, achievement of purpose, and technical execution. The SMPTE Journal qualified for the STC ISA competition... »

Production Designer Martin Childs & Costume Designer Michele Clapton, The Crown

June 5, 2017 | By
Production Designer Martin Childs & Costume Designer Michele Clapton, <em>The Crown</em>

The English Royalty has always been of interest to many cultures all over the world, and America especially, as England is after all, our Mother. With Netfilx‘s epic series, The Crown, the storytellers go beyond the surface of the gilded castles and the elegant costumes to offer a glimpse of the real life family... »

Diane Keaton to Recieve 45th AFI Life Achievement Award at Gala Tribute Event on June 8 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, CA

May 6, 2017 | By
Diane Keaton to Recieve 45th AFI Life Achievement Award at Gala Tribute Event on June 8 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, CA

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced that they will honor actress Diane Keaton with the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award at a Gala Tribute taking place on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. In addition, celebrated cinematographer Frederick Elmes will be presented with the 27th Annual Franklin J.... »

Executive Producer Christina Ricci, Z: The Beginning of Everything

May 3, 2017 | By
Executive Producer Christina Ricci, <em>Z: The Beginning of Everything</em>

Executive producer and leading actress, Christina Ricci liked the book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, so much, that she asked about the rights to filming the property. Written by Theresa Anne Fowler, the novel fictionalizes the life and times of the iconic American writer, dancer and socialite, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. Like many of... »

22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Set for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom

May 3, 2017 | By
22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Set for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards honoring production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018, in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland, it was announced today by ADG president Nelson Coates, council chair... »

SyFy’s The Magicians

May 1, 2017 | By
SyFy’s <em>The Magicians</em>

*Research and written contributions by Kevin Adams, Jenna Amico, Eric Bedwell, Patrick Clayton, Shoshana Goodman, Faye Ignoffo, Mya Jones, Carly Pepper, Danielle Peterson, and Lisa Stemmons* Though their SyFy series is now in its second robust season, the co-creators of The Magicians, executive producers Sera Gamble and John McNamara, had humble beginnings; the story... »

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