Archive for July 19th, 2007
The Emmy nominations are out…here is a quick recap of the genre shows: Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series: Felix Alcala (Battlestar Galactica, “Exodus, Part 2”), David Semel (Heroes, “Genesis”), Jack Bender (Lost, “Through the Looking Glass”); Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming: Kevin Burns (Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed); Outstanding Drama Series: Lost; Outstanding Main Title Design: The Lost Room; Outstanding Nonfiction Special: Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed; Outstanding Single-camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series: Heroes (“Genesis”), Lost (“Through the Looking Glass”); Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series: Battlestar Galactica (“Exodus, Part 2”), Lost (“A Tale Of Two Cities”); Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie: The Lost Room (“The Key And The Clock (Night 1)”); Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (one-hour): Heroes (“Genesis”); Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series: Battlestar Galactica (“Exodus, Part 2”), Eureka (“Pilot”), Heroes (“Five Years Gone”); Outstanding Stunt Coordination: Heroes (“Genesis”); Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series: Masi Oka (Heroes), Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Michael Emerson (Lost); Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming: Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed; Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series: Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, “Occupation/Precipice”), Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof (Lost, “Through The Looking Glass”)
I had the opportunity to view some advanced copies of the upcoming ABC limited series Masters of Science Fiction from Starz Media, which is a series aimed at bringing together top notch SF writers, screenwriters, directors and actors to tell various stories. Think an A List (at least for SF if not in general) version of The Outer Limits. Read more for the episode descriptions and my impressions.
Lionsgate will be offering a World Premiere screening at the upcoming Comic-Con in San Diego of the upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release of Doctor Strange. The screening will take place on Friday (July 27th) at 7:15pm in room 6CDEF. Also included with be a panel featuring Craig Kyle (Marvel Senior VP Creative Development, Animation), Frank Paur (Supervising Director/Producer), and Greg Johnson (Writer). It is open to all attendees. The DVD will be released on August 14th.