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Category: Interviews

Interview: Cinematographer Michael Grady on ‘The Morning Show,’ ‘The Leftovers,’ & Almost Working on ‘Birds of Prey’

Apple TV+ is here, and with it, comes a slew of original programming that the company hopes will resonate with perspective viewers. It's flagship series, The Morning Show, hopes to kickstart hype around the service, and did not pull any punches in putting together a cast and crew. With stars like Steve Carrell, Jennifer Anniston, ...

Interview: ‘Downton Abbey’ Cinematographer Ben Smithard on Shooting in Expensive Places & The Film’s Big Action Sequence

When news of a Downton Abbey film was made public, fans everywhere reacted in a fairly mixed fashion. Of course, many were excited at the prospect of more projects from the Downton franchise, but others were hesitant, as the series' finale is revered as great ending to the story. But, many fans' worries were calmed ...

Interview: Indie Creators Dennis Liu & Marie Iida on Crafting Asian-American Superhero ‘LING’ & Netflix’s ‘Raising Dion’

In an always-evolving entertainment industry, diversity remains as one of the most important aspects when tackling a project. As an audience member, you want to see yourself represented in the films, comics, and TV series' that you're watching. In terms of Asian representation, the need for proper, non-whitewashing, representation continues, and two indie creators have ...

Interview: Ubisoft Canada’s Esports and Communications Manager Adam Climan on the Esports Boom in Canada

If you said ten years ago, that the gaming industry would be (almost) dominated by esports, chances are you'd be laughed at. Fast forward, and the esports industry has gone nowhere but up, experiencing a major boom amongst general and professional gamers. Over the last number of years, Ubisoft has emerged as a leader within ...

Interview: ‘How to Buy a Baby’ Creator Wendy Litner & Actress Meghan Heffern on Crafting a Web Series and Taking a Look at Adoption

On August 23 LoCo Motion Pictures is releasing its second season of the web series, How to Buy a Baby, on the CBC’s web platform.  The show revolves around a couple’s struggle with infertility and the lengths they go through in pursuit of fertility.  While seeking treatment, the couple finds themselves surrounded by a plethora ...

Interview: Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer Neville Kidd on Capturing the World of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Emmy Award winning cinematographer Neville Kidd has worked on all of our favorites shows. Whether that’s Sherlock and Doctor Who, my personal favorite Outlander, or Netflix shows such as Altered Carbon. For one of his most recent endeavors however, Kidd was back working with Netflix for The Umbrella Academy. Based off of the comic book ...

Interview: Oscar Nominated Production Designer Bo Welch on Crafting the World of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

When it comes to creating odd and vibrant new worlds, Bo Welch has frankly done it all. The four-time Oscar nominated production designer has tackled the old west, outer space, and even the Marvel Cinematic Universe, working on the first Thor movie. For the last three years however, Welch has designed… let’s say more unfortunate ...

A Devilishly Fun Interview with The Chattering Order of St. Beryl from Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’

On May 31st, the world will end. Well, at least that's what Amazon's newest series Good Omens says when it premieres globally. Good Omens, based on the 1990 novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, is the latest fantasy series to hit the Amazon ...

Enter the Archie-Verse: An Interview with Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater

The Archie comics have always meant a lot to me. When I was growing up, I was put into french immersion... but I sucked at french... being my third language and all (no mom, I'm not making an excuse I'm just stating a fact). During the many silent reading periods in my junior school, my ...

Interview: ‘Captain Marvel’s’ Lashana Lynch on the Themes of the Film & Which MCU Character she Would Team With

Last night in Toronto, Lashana Lynch walked the red carpet and greeted excited fans at the Canadian premiere of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel. She was joined by Canadian athletes Calynn Irwin (Olympic Half-Pipe Snowboarder) and Marissa Papaconstantinou (Paralympic Sprinter). During the red carpet, our own Sam Parisi was on hand to talk to Maria Rambeau ...

Interview: ‘Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey’ Narrative Director Melissa MacCoubrey on Choosing the Setting, DLC’s & More

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey was unleashed upon the gaming community on October 5th, 2018. Since then, the game has been enjoying great success, as it currently holds a Metacritic average of 86 on all three platforms on which it was released. Seeing as there is no game in the series planning on being released in ...

Interview: ‘Starlink: Battle for Atlas’ Art Director Daniel Ebanks Discusses Inspirations, Game Development & More

After 5 long years of work, STARLINK: Battle for Atlas, Ubisoft Toronto’s first unique AAA intellectual property has gone gold. To celebrate the upcoming release of the game, I was invited to try it out and celebrate this momentous achievement with the game developers. During the event I was able to conduct a short interview ...

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