June 17, 2021
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Contender Profile: WWE Production Designer Jason Robinson on Creating Big Fan Experiences During Pandemic

June 17, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: WWE Production Designer Jason Robinson on Creating Big Fan Experiences During Pandemic

When you talk to almost any production designer working in movies or television, almost 90% of the time, their interest in designing sets goes back to their initial work in theater, even if it’s just in school or at a community theater. Although we frequently run interviews with production designers who work in the... »

Set Decorators Society Announces 2020 SDSA Television Nominees

June 2021 | By
Set Decorators Society Announces 2020 SDSA Television Nominees

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) announced the nominations for its first SDSA Television Awards 2020 via a video announcement from SDSA Executive Director Gene Cane and Board of Directors Member JoAnn Vara at Astec. The nominees were chosen by the over 600 members of the group,... »

Director Series: Zach Braff brings Heart to Ted Lasso

June 2021 | By
Director Series: Zach Braff brings Heart to Ted Lasso

The unexpected phenomenon known as Ted Lasso took the 2020 pandemic-ridden year by storm as the feel good and must watch show of the year. The Apple TV+ series is created by the brilliant writing team of Bill Lawrence, Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, and... »

The Mosquito Coast Cinematographer Alex Disenhof on the Show’s Fluid Camera Style 

June 2021 | By
<em>The Mosquito Coast</em> Cinematographer Alex Disenhof on the Show’s Fluid Camera Style 

The Mosquito Coast is created and developed by Tom Bissell and Neil Cross, based on the 1981 novel from author Paul Theroux and a previous adaptation of the 1986... »

IATSE “Committed to Fighting” for “More Humane and Equitable Workplace” in AMPTP Contract Talks

June 2021 | By
IATSE “Committed to Fighting” for “More Humane and Equitable Workplace” in AMPTP Contract Talks

Earlier this week, Below the Line reported that IATSE unions had broken off talks for a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Pictures & Television Producers  (AMPTP) last Friday with plans... »

The Accidental Turitz: Is It Time We Rename TV as … Something Else?

June 2021 | By
The Accidental Turitz: Is It Time We Rename TV as … Something Else?

My editor and I got together in the city last week for a drink and to catch up, as it had been a while since we’d seen each other... »

Artist Spotlight: The Sparks Brothers Cinematographer Jake Polonsky, BSC

June 2021 | By
Artist Spotlight: <em>The Sparks Brothers</em> Cinematographer Jake Polonsky, BSC

Edgar Wright’s documentary, The Sparks Brothers, may be the most comprehensive look at a band that’s been created, but when you have a band like Sparks, who have been... »

Hump Day News Update 6/16/21: The Grove Gets a Savior? Spielberg Butters up His Younger Sister, and More News

June 2021 | By
Hump Day News Update 6/16/21: The Grove Gets a Savior? Spielberg Butters up His Younger Sister, and More News

Batten down the hatches, because today is gonna be a big-time hump day full of industry news! First some good news for those in L.A. reading this who were... »

Mare of Easttown Director Craig Zobel Talks About Making the Haunting HBO Thriller

June 2021 | By
<em>Mare of Easttown</em> Director Craig Zobel Talks About Making the Haunting HBO Thriller

In trying to solve the murder of a local teen, Detective Sergeant Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) is forced to confront a past she has tried to avoid. What Mare... »

Contender Profile: Rutherhood Falls Cinematographer Ross Riege 

June 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>Rutherhood Falls</em> Cinematographer Ross Riege 

Set in a mythical New England town founded by British colonials, Rutherford Falls examines the clash of cultures between the original Native American inhabitants and the corporations who have... »

Lovecraft Country Production Designer Kalina Ivanov Ventures Boldly Into Real and Fantastical Worlds

June 2021 | By
<em>Lovecraft Country</em> Production Designer Kalina Ivanov Ventures Boldly Into Real and Fantastical Worlds

HBO’s limited series Lovecraft Country needed a bold and specific production designer who could not only tap into the imaginative elements of creating certain structures that didn’t exist but also... »

Emmy Watch: The Boys VFX Supervisor Stephan Fleet on Giving The Seven Their Powers

June 2021 | By
Emmy Watch: <em>The Boys</em> VFX Supervisor Stephan Fleet on Giving The Seven Their Powers

Stephan Fleet is living the dream, just a different dream than he initially anticipated. Fleet serves as Visual Effects Supervisor on The Boys, and counts among his prior credits... »

 
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