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

June 2021
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 Timeless, Iron Fist, Daredevil, Under the Dome, Big Love, No Ordinary Family, House, and his first-ever VFX gig, the 2008 reboot of Knight Rider.  But... »

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The Underground Railroad Editor Joi McMillon on Creating History with Barry Jenkins

June 2021
<em>The Underground Railroad</em> Editor Joi McMillon on Creating History with Barry Jenkins

“I feel like there’s just so many elements to the job of being an editor,” says Joi McMillon. “I think the thing that really encompasses what an editor’s job is, is to be a storyteller, and for us to curate the experience for the audience, so not only are they engaged in the story... »

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Emmy Watch: Production Designer John Blackie on The Good Lord Bird

June 2021
Emmy Watch: Production Designer John Blackie on <em>The Good Lord Bird</em>

“When I was a kid, my mission was to go out and find a great place in the woods and build a fort,” says veteran film and television Production Designer John Blackie. “I’d go and get all the kids in the neighborhood interested in it, tell them what to do, and build the fort.... »

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