Browse Articles by Sarah Musnicky

73rd Emmy Nominations – Reactions from Below-the-line Nominees

July 2021
73rd Emmy Nominations – Reactions from Below-the-line Nominees

On Tuesday, July 13, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the 73rd Emmy Awards nominations with The Crown and The Mandalorian leading the way with 24 nominations apiece, followed by WandaVision with 23 (in the limited series category) and Ted Lasso with 20. The 73rd Annual Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 19, with Cedric the Entertainer hosting, airing on... »

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Posted in Awards, Events, Featured, News, Television |

Ratched Production Designer Judy Becker Channels Old Postcards for Ryan Murphy Series

June 2021
<em>Ratched</em> Production Designer Judy Becker Channels Old Postcards for Ryan Murphy Series

Netflix’s Ratched series explores Nurse Ratched’s life prior to the events of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. In this visual splendor of a series, viewers are taken to post-World War II Northern California, where we are introduced to Mildred Ratched (played by Sarah Paulson). While the character is very much the focus of the series, the... »

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Posted in Art Direction, Contender Portfolios, Featured, Television |

Lovecraft Country Costume Designer Dayna Pink on Genre-Bending Designs

June 2021
<em>Lovecraft Country</em> Costume Designer Dayna Pink on Genre-Bending Designs

HBO‘s Lovecraft Country is an ambitious genre-bending godsend of a show that would end up being any creative’s dream to work on. With its exploration of different time periods, countries, and even dimensions, audiences didn’t know where the characters we’d come to know and love would adventure off to next. And, it’s this type of unpredictability that... »

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Posted in Costume Design, Featured, Interviews, Television |

The Masked Singer Costume Designer Marina Toybina on Season 5’s Toughest Costumes

June 2021
<em>The Masked Singer</em> Costume Designer Marina Toybina on Season 5’s Toughest Costumes

Fox’s The Masked Singer has rapidly grown into a viral sensation. While the performances are what viewers generally tune in for, especially with the appeal of trying to guess who it actually is behind the mask, no one can deny that the costumes are the true stars of the hit reality-tv singing competition. This... »

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Posted in Costume Design, Featured, Interviews, Television |

Seance Filmmaker Simon Barrett on Making His Directorial Debut

May 2021
<em>Seance</em> Filmmaker Simon Barrett on Making His Directorial Debut

Some of the best creative things happen by accident, and for screenwriter-now-director, Simon Barrett, his transition into the realm of filmmaking was one of those happy accidents that just panned out. From his early days making horror films with Adam Wingard, this creative duo became a recipe for success, beginning with the ultra-low budgeted V/H/S/2 and A Horrible Way... »

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Posted in Direction, Featured, Film, Interviews |

Streamland Media Finalizes Acquisition of Technicolor Post

May 2021
Streamland Media Finalizes Acquisition of Technicolor Post

Streamland Media has completed the acquisition of Technicolor Post and integrated its services into Streamland’s picture, VFX, sound and marketing divisions. The acquisition brings new artists, technical experts, and strategic locations to Streamland, solidifying the company’s commitment to support a global network of award-winning talent in service to post-production. “We have one clear vision... »

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Posted in Featured, News, Postproduction |

Craft Spotlight: She Dies Tomorrow Cinematographer Jay Keitel

March 2021
Craft Spotlight: <em>She Dies Tomorrow</em> Cinematographer Jay Keitel

Amy Seimetz’s She Dies Tomorrow is about Amy, as played by Kate Lyn Sheil, who has a sudden strange feeling that she’s going to die the following day. As she battles to come to grips with this realization, that feeling soon begins to spread among her loved ones and around the town. Filled with... »

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Posted in Camera, Featured, Film, Interviews |

Craft Spotlight on the Artisans of Greyhound

February 2021
Craft Spotlight on the Artisans of <em>Greyhound</em>

In Greyhound, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Ernest Krause is assigned to lead an Allied convoy across the Atlantic during World War II. As a first-time captain, the pressure is on. Heightening the pressure, however, is that his convoy is being pursued by German U-boats. Little does Krause know that his first wartime mission is something... »

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Posted in Crafts, Crafts Spotlight, Featured, Film |