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Emmys: Bill Hader, Jason Bateman, Quinta Brunson, Mike White, Lorene Scafaria on Hunt for Writing, Directing Wins

Click here to read the full article. A number of stars doing double- and triple-duty on series have been rewarded for their off-camera work with writing or directing Emmy nominations this year, notably “Ozark’s” Jason Bateman, “Abbott Elementary’s” Quinta Brunson, “Barry’s” Bill Hader and “Only Murders in the Building’s” Steve Martin. Meanwhile, indie film helmers are finding a warm welcome, with drama series directing noms going to Karyn Kusama for the pilot of Showtime’s “Yellowjackets,” Lorene Scafaria for the “Succession” episode “Too Much Birthday” and Cathy Yan for “The Disruption” installment of “Succession.” Oscar winner Peter Jackson may add another trophy to...
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womenandhollywood.com

DGA TV Nominations: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Lorene Scafaria, Lucia Aniello, and More

The TV nominations are in for the 2022 Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards. Oscar favorites Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin are among the directors in the running for Documentary Feature Films thanks to “The Rescue,” their harrowing look inside the 2018 Thai cave rescue. The pair previously scored nods in this category for “Free Solo,” which they took home an Oscar for, and “Meru.” Overall, two of five titles nominated in the category are directed or co-directed by women. Vasarhelyi is joined by Jessica Kingdon, who is being recognized for her feature directorial debut, “Ascension,” a visual essay exploring the contemporary “Chinese dream.”
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Lorene Scafaria on ‘Master of Melodrama’ Pedro Almodóvar and His ‘Parallel Mothers’

For Variety‘s Writers on Writers, Lorene Scafaria pens a tribute to “Parallel Mothers” (screenplay by Pedro Almodóvar).  Pedro Almodóvar is in control. From the opening image of “Parallel Mothers,” Almodóvar calls attention to the artifice of filmmaking. On the set of a photo shoot, the props and lights and craft service and crew are all in view as Penélope Cruz’s Janis gives her subject precise direction. With a click, this behind-the-scenes image becomes the first title card. Like a magician who tells you he’s gonna steal your watch and somehow still takes you by surprise, the more Almodóvar leans into the artifice, the...
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The Ringer

‘Succession’ Season 3, Episode 7, With Director Lorene Scafaria

Sean and Joanna get in their birthday best and discuss Episode 7 of Succession, “Too Much Birthday.” They break down what they believe may be the saddest episode of the series and walk down the compliment tunnel to discuss Kendall’s sad birthday bash. Later Joanna is joined by episode director Lorene Scafaria to talk about Shiv’s dancing, Logan’s emotional state, and more (65:09).