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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... »

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... »

68th Emmy Award Winners

September 19, 2016 | By

The Television Academy has awarded the 68th Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2015-2016 television season. The 68th Emmy Awards telecast took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and produced by Don Mischer Productions, the live telecast on ABC featured awards in... »

Winners of the 68th Creative Arts Emmy Awards Announced

September 12, 2016 | By

The Television Academy presented its two 2016 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies for programs and individual achievements at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles this weekend. This initial awards ceremony of the 68th Emmys honored guest performers on television drama series and comedy series, as well as the many talented artists and craftspeople behind the... »

Editing The People vs. O.J. Simpson

August 9, 2016 | By
Editing <em>The People vs. O.J. Simpson</em>

For those who are old enough to remember, the O.J. Simpson murder trial was an American obsession bolstered by an emerging 24-hour cable news cycle. From the grisly slaughter of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, to the wild freeway chase in the white bronco, through the shocking verdict, the 10-part FX Networks/Fox 21... »

FX Networks Receives Basic Cable Record 56 Emmy Award Nominations

July 15, 2016 | By

FX Networks today received 56 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, setting a basic cable record for the highest total nominations in a single year by surpassing the previous record of 45 Emmy nominations set by FX Networks in 2014. In all, FX Networks received the second-highest total number of nominations of any network. This historic achievement... »

68th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

July 14, 2016 | By
68th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards were announced today by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum along with Anthony Anderson from the ABC series black-ish and Lauren Graham from Parenthood and the upcoming Netflix revival, Gilmore Girls.   “Television dominates the entertainment conversation and is enjoying... »

Production Designer Jon Gary Steele Designs for Two Different Eras In Outlander

December 20, 2015 | By
Production Designer Jon Gary Steele Designs for Two Different Eras In <em>Outlander</em>

A married combat nurse from the year 1945, swept back in time to the year 1743 where she finds herself marrying a Scottish warrior, is the premise of the Starz show Outlander. Creating the worlds from both time periods was no easy feat and production designer Jon Gary Steele, known for About Last Night (2014),... »

Production Designer Nick Bassett Creates A “Twisted Reality” For Ash Vs Evil Dead

December 19, 2015 | By
Production Designer Nick Bassett Creates A “Twisted Reality” For <em>Ash Vs Evil Dead</em>

For the new Starz series, Ash vs. Evil Dead, production designer Nick Bassett was charged with conceptualizing and executing the look of the show, shooting in New Zealand. “It is an odd world,” he stated of the series, a ‘sequel’ to the popular trilogy of Evil Dead films. “I got invited by Rob... »

Benjamin Cook Captures the Sounds of the Sea for Black Sails

December 18, 2015 | By
Benjamin Cook Captures the Sounds of the Sea for <em>Black Sails</em>

As supervising sound editor/sound designer on the Starz period drama Black Sails, Ben Cook of Culver City-based 424 Post oversees an international sound production team that spans the globe, from South Africa, to London, Los Angeles and even Australia. The show is an epic pirate drama designed as a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s... »