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  • The Fresh Faces Behind “Halt And Catch Fire”

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    BY: Marjorie Galas, Editor “Halt and Catch Fire,” a dramatic series that follows the rise of the PC era in Texas during the 80s, has amassed a pedigree of some of the industry’s finest alumni both in front and behind the camera.  A short list includes show runner Jonathan Lisco (NYPD Blue, Southland), producer Mark Johnson…

     

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  • Breaking Bad: Visual Style Takes A Dark Turn

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    As once mild-mannered chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) willingly plunges into moral decline during the final stretch of "Breaking Bad," director of photography Michael Slovis will be manipulating each episode’s visual style, sending viewers on a turbulent voyage.  After discussing the season’s overall tone with creator/show runner Vince Gilligan, he then selects a photographic…

     

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  • Visual Style And Gripping Stories Are “Pitch” Perfect

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    The non-fiction series is not a new venture for AMC.  They’ve previously aired “The Talking Dead,” a half hour companion piece to their popular drama “The Walking Dead,” and “Comic Book Men,” the Kevin Smith series that explores the inner workings of comic book stores.  AMC is now defying the world of reality programming by…

     

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