LiteGear would like to congratulate all 2018 Emmy Award honorees. We would also like to give a special tip of the hat to the following winners below— Each of these TV series utilized a variety of LiteGear products.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Outstanding Comedy Series
In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel’s life is on track- husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at – and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is written and directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls).
DP: Eric Moynier, M. David Mullen, Production Designer: Bill Groom, Gaffer: John L. Oates
The Crown – Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
This Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI. As the decades pass, personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries are revealed that played a big role in events that shaped the later years of the 20th century.
DP: Adriano Goldman, Production Designer: Martin Childs, Gaffer: Andy Long
Atlanta – Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour)
Atlanta is one of the top cities for young rappers looking to make a name for themselves in the business. Among those up-and-comers is Alfred Miles, a hot new artist who is trying to understand the line between real life and street life. He is managed by his cousin, Earn, who gets caught up in the local rap scene and his cousin’s career after returning home to the ATL. Earn does whatever he can to try to get Alfred’s career to the next level.
DP: Christian Sprenger, Production Designer: Gaffer: Cody Jacobs
Glow – Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less)
Alison Brie stars as Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work actress living in Los Angeles in the ’80s. Wilder finds an unexpected chance at stardom: enter the glitter and spandex-laden world of women’s wrestling, where she must work alongside 12 other Hollywood misfits. Marc Maron plays the role of Sam Sylvia, a washed-up director of “B” movies who tries to lead the group of women to fame.
DP: Christian Sprenger, Production Designer: Todd Fjelsted, Gaffer: Patrick Hoeschen
The Handmaid’s Tale – Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary Program (One Hour or More)
Based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, this series is set in Gilead, a totalitarian society in what used to be part of the United States. Gilead is ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state, and is faced with environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate.
DP: Colin Watkinson, Zoe White, Production Designer: Mark White, Elisabeth Williams, Gaffer: Jonathan Gaudet, Rick Thomas