It's an Emmy Catch-22. As the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences' Creative Arts awards approach, many members can't help but groan. Even the most die-hard Emmy supporter might be dreading another…
Film is the director's medium. Television is where writers reign. Both statements are taken as industry gospel. Now there's a truism that applies to unscripted skeins: Reality TV is the editor's…
So what are the best bites of reality over the past year? A selection of editors and producers recall that "gotcha" moment on their own shows.
Creating a fresh way to grab fickle auds may be the most exciting challenge for a lenser on a single-camera drama. Many great television skeins rely on several durable dramatic signatures but those…
Serious devotion to cinematography is increasingly evident on Showtime, FX and other cable nets at a time when d.p.'s face the challenge of making bigscreen-caliber material work on the small screen.
Religion and politics, navy and black ... there are some things that should never be mixed. And, according to many of Hollywood's hair stylists, makeup artists and costume designers, neither should…
Telepics mining the true-life tales of well-known figures throw very specific challenges at hair stylists and makeup artists. Audiences come to a show with heightened expectations, and the balance…
Helmer Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "A Very Long Engagement" will not be eligible as France's Oscar submission for foreign-language film, so the WWI drama's backers are setting their sights on a best picture…
Music can create a mood, establish a setting and convey emotion quickly and efficiently -- something that longform TV producers have long known.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences music branch has another controversy on its hands, as it struggles with who is and isn't nominated among 2003-2004 telepix and miniseries.
The secret's out for actors looking for the quickest way to add Emmy winner to their acting resumes: Pick a classy primetime skein, then sign on for a guest role.
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