June 26, 2022
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Peacemaker VFX Supervisor Betsy Paterson on Creating John Cena’s Flying Sidekick and Other Wild Things for James Gunn’s Hit Series

June 26, 2022 | By
<I>Peacemaker</i> VFX Supervisor Betsy Paterson on Creating John Cena’s Flying Sidekick and Other Wild Things for James Gunn’s Hit Series

Betsy Paterson has been working in visual effects for over 25 years, but she has found a niche for herself of late as VFX Supervisor for television shows like Marco Polo and Carnival Row. After finishing last year’s movie, The Suicide Squad, filmmaker James Gunn decided to spin-off John Cena’s Peacemaker character into his... »

Hacks Production Designer Alec Contestabile on Taking the Hit HBO Max Series on the Road in Season 2

June 2022 | By
<i>Hacks</i> Production Designer Alec Contestabile on Taking the Hit HBO Max Series on the Road in Season 2

Hacks stars Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder get a lot of credit for the success of the HBO Max show along with its multi-hyphenate creators, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky — and rightfully so. But Hacks would not have earned 15 Emmy... »

Yellowstone and 1883 Composer Breton Vivian on Linking the Shows Through Music While Striving to Make Each Score Unique

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<i>Yellowstone</i> and <i>1883</i> Composer Breton Vivian on Linking the Shows Through Music While Striving to Make Each Score Unique

Breton Vivian had worked with Brian Tyler for a number of years as a composer’s assistant, but now he’s working with Tyler as an equal for a pair of Taylor Sheridan series — Yellowstone and 1883. Yellowstone is Paramount’s flagship streaming series and one... »

The Afterparty DP Carl Herse on Working With Lord & Miller Again and Lighting for Several Different Genres

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<i>The Afterparty</i> DP Carl Herse on Working With Lord & Miller Again and Lighting for Several Different Genres

When Cinematographer Carl Herse found out about the Apple TV+ series The Afterparty, he immediately sent an email to executive producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller, having previously worked... »

Below the Line’s 2022 Television Craft Awards Round-Up

June 2022 | By
Below the Line’s 2022 Television Craft Awards Round-Up

This year’s Emmy Awards nomination period takes place between June 10 and June 27, and Below the Line wants to make sure our Emmy voter readers have a single page they... »

Impeachment: American Crime Story Key Hair Stylist Natalie Driscoll and Makeup Dept. Head Robin Beauchesne on Recreating Monica and the Clintons

June 2022 | By
<i>Impeachment: American Crime Story</i> Key Hair Stylist Natalie Driscoll and Makeup Dept. Head Robin Beauchesne on Recreating Monica and the Clintons

The sexual affair between White House intern Monica Lewinsky and former President Bill Clinton may seem like old news, but in FX’s limited series Impeachment: American Crime Story, executive... »

Only Murders in the Building Production Designer Curt Beech on Treating the Arconia Like a Living, Breathing Character

June 2022 | By
<i>Only Murders in the Building</i> Production Designer Curt Beech on Treating the Arconia Like a Living, Breathing Character

Only Murders in the Building stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez… and the Arconia. Though it’s a fictional building, it — along with the apartments belonging to Charles-Haden... »

The Gilded Age Costume Designer Kasia Walicka-Maimone on the HBO Show’s Extravagant, Museum-Inspired Period Creations

June 2022 | By
<i>The Gilded Age</i> Costume Designer Kasia Walicka-Maimone on the HBO Show’s Extravagant, Museum-Inspired Period Creations

Over two centuries ago, the Gilded Age era was all the rage in New York City with mansions lining the streets and dirt-paved roads providing the way for horses... »

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Composers Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore on Highlighting Diversity and Writing a “Bad” Fake Broadway Musical

June 2022 | By
<i>Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i> Composers Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore on Highlighting Diversity and Writing a “Bad” Fake Broadway Musical

Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore were fans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel well before Amy Sherman-Palladino brought them in to write music for Season 3. With laughs coming a... »

Maid Composers Este Haim and Chris Stracey on Fusing Their Musical Styles and Skills for the Netflix Show’s Synth-Heavy Soundtrack

June 2022 | By
<i>Maid</i> Composers Este Haim and Chris Stracey on Fusing Their Musical Styles and Skills for the Netflix Show’s Synth-Heavy Soundtrack

Este Haim, best known as one-third of the Grammy Award-nominated musical sisterhood HAIM, had never imagined what writing a soundtrack would entail. Never one to set creative boundaries, Haim... »

Elvis Producer Catherine Martin, Who Also Served as Costume and Production Designer, on Helping Her Husband Baz Luhrmann Bring an Icon Back to Life

June 2022 | By
<i>Elvis</i> Producer Catherine Martin, Who Also Served as Costume and Production Designer, on Helping Her Husband Baz Luhrmann Bring an Icon Back to Life

Catherine Martin is just an incredible craftsperson, an amazing woman who has won four Oscars for her work with her husband, director Baz Luhrmann — two each for her costumes... »

Elvis Review: Creativity Has Left the Building in Baz Luhrmann’s Biopic, Which Is All Shook Up

June 2022 | By
<i>Elvis</i> Review: Creativity Has Left the Building in Baz Luhrmann’s Biopic, Which Is All Shook Up

The King of Rock and Roll famously warned against criticizing “what you do not understand, son.” I confess: I do not quite understand the source of the attraction that... »

 

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