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She Paradise Director Maya Cozier Relates The Experiences Of Real Caribbean Women for Debut Film

November 2021
<em>She Paradise</em> Director Maya Cozier Relates The Experiences Of Real Caribbean Women for Debut Film

The women of Trinidad, who use dance as an escape from their lackluster lives at home, are the subject of She Paradise, the debut feature film from Maya Cozier. At the heart of the story is Sparkle, who sees soca dancing as a way out of her dreary existence at home and into a... »

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Posted in Direction, Featured, Film, Interviews |

The Conners Production Designer Jerry Dunn Gives Sitcom Homes A Familiar Comfort

November 2021
<em>The Conners</em> Production Designer Jerry Dunn Gives Sitcom Homes A Familiar Comfort

For the last four seasons, ABC‘s The Conners have been welcomed into our living rooms from theirs, situated in a modest home in Lanford, Illinois, that resembles your average Midwestern household. Most of the drama and laughter involving Dan (John Goodman) and his new bride Louise (Katy Segal), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), Becky (Lecy Goranson), Darlene... »

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Posted in Crafts Spotlight, Featured, Production Design, Television |

Y: The Last Man DP Catherine Lutes, Production Designer Alexandra Schaller Inject Female Power Into an Apocalyptic World

November 2021
<em>Y: The Last Man</em> DP Catherine Lutes, Production Designer Alexandra Schaller Inject Female Power Into an Apocalyptic World

The parallel of an all-female crew perfectly aligned with FX on Hulu‘s post-apocalyptic drama, Y: The Last Man, where the Event decimated every mammal with a Y chromosome except for one cisgender man and his pet monkey, Ampersand. The series is based on the comic book series of the same name by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia... »

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Posted in Art Direction, Camera, Featured, Interviews, Production Design, Television |

The Morning Show Editor Sidney Wolinsky Solves The Scene One Cut at A Time

November 2021
<em>The Morning Show</em> Editor Sidney Wolinsky Solves The Scene One Cut at A Time

The scene takes place in Times Square where Apple TV+’s The Morning Show anchors, portrayed by Reese Witherspoon and  Hasan Minhaj, are poised to ring in the new year on live television. Cut to  Sidney Wolinsky, ACE, meeting the challenge to splice together all the right moves, so that the scene seamlessly comes across... »

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Posted in Editing, Featured, Interviews, Television |

Invasion Special FX Heads Mark Bero and Devin Maggio Shake Up Earth And Space

November 2021
<em>Invasion</em> Special FX Heads Mark Bero and Devin Maggio Shake Up Earth And Space

When an alien species makes a surprise visit to Earth, threatening humanity’s existence, things get shaken up as events unfold in real-time across the globe in Invasion, a new series on Apple TV+. Set across multiple continents, the human cast of characters are a team of Japanese astronauts from JASA and a ground crew, a group... »

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Posted in Featured, Postproduction, Television, Visual FX |

Foundation Costume Designer Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh Takes on Sci-Fi

November 2021
<em>Foundation</em> Costume Designer Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh Takes on Sci-Fi

In Foundation, streaming on Apple TV+, humanity is a thing of the past, ushering in a band of the banished who  mount a colossal undertaking to save and rebuild civilization amid a falling Galactic Empire. Even if you’re not a sci-fi aficionado or galactic geek for that matter, you can’t help but be impressed... »

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Posted in Costume Design, Featured, Interviews, Television |

Love Life Music Supervisor Rob Lowry Makes A Love Connection With Music

October 2021
<em>Love Life</em> Music Supervisor Rob Lowry Makes A Love Connection With Music

If you were to think about the songs that fit the soundtrack of your love life, what would they be? That is a question for the HBO Max series, Love Life, now in its second season, regarding the playlist of songs. Selected by music supervisor Rob Lowry, they reflect book editor Marcus Watkins’ (William... »

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Posted in Featured, Interviews, Music, Television |

La Brea VFX Supe Andy Brown Designs Prehistoric Effects  and Destroys Modern-Day L.A.

October 2021
<em>La Brea</em> VFX Supe Andy Brown Designs Prehistoric Effects  and Destroys Modern-Day L.A.

The tar pits of La Brea have been a thing of science and mystery, seeping and bubbling up from the ground for thousands of years right in the heart of Los Angeles.  Over centuries, the tar became a natural preserve for the bones of trapped animals, some believed to date back some 20,000 years... »

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Posted in Featured, Interviews, Television, Visual FX |

The Big Leap Director/Producer Jason Winer Channels His Nerdy Love For Theatrics and Musicality into Television

October 2021
<em>The Big Leap</em> Director/Producer Jason Winer Channels His Nerdy Love For Theatrics and Musicality into Television

If you took the mockumentary style interviews of Modern Family and complemented it with the reality competition series of So You Think You Can Dance, you’ve got the visual ballpark of the new docuseries, The Big Leap on FOX.  In fact, many of the players from SYTYCD have lent their talents to this show-within-a-show,... »

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Posted in Direction, Featured, Interviews, Television |

A Million Little Things Composer Gabriel Mann Makes Beautifully Dark Music With A Million Different Feelings

October 2021
<em>A Million Little Things</em> Composer Gabriel Mann Makes Beautifully Dark Music With A Million Different Feelings

What makes the ABC episodic drama A Million Little Things, now in its fourth season, so addictive and relatable is that it centers on a group of friends who are more like family. The eight main characters, brought even closer together by one friend’s unfortunate demise, support and love each other unconditionally through thick... »

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Posted in Composers, Featured, Interviews, Music, Television |