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

June 15, 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 design some that were historically accurate. In addition they had to be able to delve into multiple genres while traversing through both time and space.... »

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

June 14, 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 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... »

Contender Profile: Pose Costume Designer Analucia McGorty on the Show’s Fabulous Looks

June 14, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>Pose</em> Costume Designer Analucia McGorty on the Show’s Fabulous Looks

Spanning three decades from the 1970s through the 1990s, FX’s Pose follows a cast of colorful multi-cultural, multi-ethnic LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming characters in New York City. At the center of their world is the underground ball scene, emceed by patriarch Pray Tell, played by Billy Porter, where chosen House members strut outrageous outfits befit of a designated... »

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

June 10, 2021 | By
<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... »

Contender Profile: Production Designer Mark Worthington Breaks New and Vintage Ground with Marvel’s WandaVision

June 10, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Production Designer Mark Worthington Breaks New and Vintage Ground with Marvel’s <em>WandaVision</em>

Production Designer Mark Worthington has been nominated for eight Primetime Emmys, and if you look at his amazing work on television over the past few decades, it shouldn’t be much of a surprise why that is.   Worthington’s work in television began as Production Designer for the pilot episode of J.J. Abrams’ Lost, followed by... »

Contender Profile: The Underground Railroad Production Designer Mark Friedberg

June 7, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>The Underground Railroad</em> Production Designer Mark Friedberg

Adapted from Colson Whitehead‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Underground Railroad has won critical acclaim for its view of slavery in the Deep South. Developed and directed by Barry Jenkins, the ten episodes are streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Like Whitehead’s novel, the series layers myth and fantasy on top of historical events. The episodes... »

Composer Series: Brian Tyler  on  Clouds, Those Who Wish Me Dead and F9

June 7, 2021 | By
Composer Series: Brian Tyler  on  <em>Clouds</em>, <em>Those Who Wish Me Dead</em> and <em>F9</em>

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 20 years, you’ve heard the music of Composer Brian Tyler. If that sounds like a challenge, then you should look over Tyler’s impressive filmography. You’ll see that he’s provided music for huge blockbuster franchises like the “Fast and the Furious” movies, a slew of Marvel... »

Contender Profile: Emmy Winner Lisa Love on Doing Make-Up for The Stand as a Real Pandemic Hits

June 2, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Emmy Winner Lisa Love on Doing Make-Up for <em>The Stand</em> as a Real Pandemic Hits

If you haven’t watched the Josh Boone (The Fault In Our Stars) adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand (now streaming on Paramount+), you’re missing an amazing achievement in crafts, particularly in the last few episodes where Boone’s amazing team created the New Vegas setting that’s the home for Alexander Skarsgård’s Randall Flagg, a demonic... »

Contender Profile: Mare of Easttown Cinematographer Ben Richardson, ASC

June 1, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>Mare of Easttown</em> Cinematographer Ben Richardson, ASC

In HBO’s Mare of Easttown, Kate Winslet plays a detective sergeant trying to unravel the murder of a local teen while coping with the demands of her splintered family. Created and written by Brad Ingelsby, and directed by Craig Zobel, the limited series takes place in a blue-collar suburb northeast of Philadelphia. The ensemble... »

Contender Profile: Ted Lasso Production Designer Paul Cripps

May 19, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: <em>Ted Lasso</em> Production Designer Paul Cripps

Much like its hero, a misplaced American football coach trying to make his way in a British professional soccer league, Ted Lasso overcame initial skepticism to win at the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, the Writers Guild, and other awards shows.  As played by Jason Sudekis, one of the creators and writers on... »