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  • Things We Learned At The 2012 Creative Arts Emmys

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    Who says award shows aren’t educational?  Here are a few things we learned attending the 2012 Creative Arts Emmys:    * "Mad Men’s" Emmy-winning animated opening title sequence, following an ad man tumbling through his world as it’s torn apart, would never have existed if Matthew Weiner had his way.  He originally wanted  a live action…

     

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  • War, Wealth And Passing Time: The Look Of “Downton Abbey”

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    The second season of Downton Abbey found the British aristocracy struggling through the turbulent years of the first world war.  For series costume designer Susannah Buxton and production designer Donal Woods, shifting through the difficult time period provided a great opportunity to emphasize change in the smallest and most well-placed details.   A Stitch in…

     

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