2013 Writers Guild Awards nominations for TV, news, and radio announced!

The WGA has announced  it’s nominees for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation. Most of the Emmy nominated field is represented here but some notable nominations including Girls being the  new series, to be represented in both Comedy Series and New Series categories, and Breaking […]

2013 Grammy Award Nominations

Taking a quick break from all the precursors for awards season, the Grammy’s have announced their nominations.  Fun, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and the incredibly talented Frank Ocean lead with six nominations each.  Black Keys and Miguel each received five nominations each.  American Idol Season 1 Winner Kelly Clarkson received four nominations including Record of the […]

Mark Magidson Talks About ‘Samsara’

A little known fact about Mark Magidson, the producer of ‘Samsara’ (2012), and Ron Fricke, the director of ‘Samsara’, is that they were the first to build their own IMAX camera and perfect a motion control time-lapse system that ran by a computer. In the early 80’s, Magidson met Fricke through a mutual friend and […]

Circuit Consideration – Eiko Ishioka

Film: Mirror Mirror For Your Consideration: Best Achievement in Costume Design Director: Tarsem Singh Screenplay: Marc Klein, Jason Keller and Melisa Wallack Realistic Nominations: None The bittersweet sentiment attached to posthumous Oscar nominations is an unavoidable and even reasonable reaction when they occur.  Our more cynical age has also sadly brought immediate suspicion to those […]