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ASC’s 2022 Awards Nominees Include Last Year’s Winner, Greig Fraser, for The Batman, Roger Deakins for Empire of Light, and Elvis‘ Mandy Walker

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced its 2022 award nominees in the feature film, documentary, and television categories, and blockbusters such as The Batman and Top Gun: Maverick will be battling it out for the top prize. Winners will be announced during the 37th Annual ASC Awards, which will take place on March 5, 2023, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. The event will be live-streamed worldwide, and […]

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Art Direction

Set Decorators Society of America Announces 2022 Film Nominations

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) has announced its 2022 Film Nominations, honoring achievement in decor and design in feature films. The nominations were announced in a video with SDSA Executive Director Gene Cane and JoAnn Vara from the SDSA Board of Directors, which you can watch below. FILM 2022 NOMINATIONS BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN DÉCOR/DESIGN OF A CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM BARDO, FALSE CHRONICLE OF A HANDFUL OF TRUTHS Netflix […]

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Academy Unveils Shortlists in 10 Oscar Categories, Including a Star-Studded Field for Best Song

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced shortlists in 10 categories for the 95th Academy Awards, including Documentary Feature Film, Documentary Short Film, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound, and Visual Effects. The Best Song category, in particular, is stacked this year, as artists who made the Academy’s shortlist include Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Lady […]

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Succession, Stranger Things, Obi-Wan Kenobi Big Winners at SDSA Awards Television 2021

The Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) has announced the awards recipients for the SDSA Awards Television-2021, celebrating excellence in the art of Set Decoration for Television for its second year.  Some of the winners included the popular Netflix series, Stranger Things; one of Lucasfilm‘s more recent Disney+ series, Obi-Wan Kenobi; and HBO‘s unstoppable drama, Succession. The SDSA Awards winners gives us some possible insight into the upcoming Emmys in the Production Design category. To see […]

The Book of Boba Fett

Book of Boba Fett‘s Costume Designer, Stunt Coordinator and VFX Supes Weigh in on Their Emmy Nominations

More Emmy nomination reactions are pouring in — the latest batch from the team behind the Disney+ shows The Book of Boba Fett and Star Wars: Visions. The latter series is an animated anthology series produced by Lucasfilm Animation, which tapped seven Japanese animation studios to bring their unique perspectives to the Star Wars universe through a series of short films, with “The Duel” being nominated for Outstanding Short Form […]

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Station Eleven Editors, Composer, and Sound Supervisor Offer Reactions to Today’s Emmy Nominations

The cast and crew of Station Eleven found themselves nominated for seven Emmys on Tuesday and promptly sent written statements to Below the Line with their giddy reactions to the news. Station Eleven follows the survivors of a deadly flu that wipes out most of the world’s population, and it really captures the humanity of such a terrifying situation. The series is currently streaming on HBO Max and is well […]

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Below-the-Line Workers on Apple TV+ Shows React to Their Emmy Nominations, Including Magic Composer Terence Blanchard

It’s Emmy nomination day, and the below-the-line nominees who contributed their varied talents to such Apple TV+ shows as Ted Lasso and Severance over the past year offered their reactions to the exciting news. Apple sent over written statements from its nominees, including four folks from Ted Lasso, three from Severance, two each from the VFX teams behind Foundation and See, and solo nominees representing musical comedy Schimigadoon! and the […]

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2022 Emmy Nominations: Squid Game Makes History Along With Zendaya and Quinta Brunson

The nominees for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday by J.B. Smoove and Melissa Fumero, and Squid Game has become the first non-English language series to score a nomination for Best Drama Series. It’s a landmark feat for the South Korean series, which broke viewing records when it premiered on Netflix last fall. Season 2 is currently in the works at the streamer, which has to be stoked […]

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Nominations Announced for the 9th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced nominations for the 9th Annual LMGI Awards, which honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television, and commercials from around the globe. Winners will be honored at the LMGI Awards ceremony, which will be returning to a live in-person event on Saturday, Aug. 27. The honors also recognize outstanding service by film commissions for their support “above and beyond” during […]

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Set Decorators Announce Television Nominees for SDSA Awards, Where Lizzo Will Take on Harry Potter

The Set Decorators Society of America has announced the nominations for the SDSA Awards Television – 2021, which celebrates excellence in the art of Set Decoration for Television. Click here to watch the announcement on SETDECOR’s YouTube channel, where the awards presentation will also be streamed live on Aug. 2. HBO has multiple nominees in the period (The Gilded Age, Winning Time) and contemporary (Succession, The White Lotus) categories, while […]