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Director John Downer and cinematographer Richard Jones both agree that to be a good wildlife documentarian, it's important to spend a great deal of time around the animals, in order to understand and anticipate what they are going to do and capture it on camera. Serengeti follows the interconnected stories of a cast of savannah animals over one year, capturing the drama of the wildlife up close.

Director John Downer and cinematographer Richard Jones both agree that to be a good wildlife documentarian, it's important to spend a great deal of time around the animals, in order to understand and anticipate what they are going to do and capture it on camera. Serengeti follows the interconnected stories of a cast of savannah animals over one year, capturing the drama of the wildlife up close.

Director John Downer and cinematographer Richard Jones both agree that to be a good wildlife documentarian, it's important to spend a great deal of time around the animals, in order to understand and anticipate what they are going to do and capture it on camera. Serengeti follows the interconnected stories of a cast of savannah animals over one year, capturing the drama of the wildlife up close.

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Xavier Grobet's most recent work has been on HBO's phenomenal series Watchmen. Going into the world of Watchmen proved to be a huge challenge, because each episode works as its own separate piece, yet required a familiarity with the script for the entire series to ensure the consistency and look of the story. It was daunting working within the framework of the show's look and following its guidelines, but Xavier embraced it and made it his.

Xavier Grobet's most recent work has been on HBO's phenomenal series Watchmen. Going into the world of Watchmen proved to be a huge challenge, because each episode works as its own separate piece, yet required a familiarity with the script for the entire series to ensure the consistency and look of the story. It was daunting working within the framework of the show's look and following its guidelines, but Xavier embraced it and made it his.

Xavier Grobet's most recent work has been on HBO's phenomenal series Watchmen. Going into the world of Watchmen proved to be a huge challenge, because each episode works as its own separate piece, yet required a familiarity with the script for the entire series to ensure the consistency and look of the story. It was daunting working within the framework of the show's look and following its guidelines, but Xavier embraced it and made it his.

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Showrunner Alexandra Cunningham talks about season one of her hit series Dirty John with producer Alana Kode at the 2019 Produced By conference. She tells the story of adapting the podcast for television and explains her role as the showrunner, executive producer and writer on the series.

Showrunner Alexandra Cunningham talks about season one of her hit series Dirty John with producer Alana Kode at the 2019 Produced By conference. She tells the story of adapting the podcast for television and explains her role as the showrunner, executive producer and writer on the series.

Showrunner Alexandra Cunningham talks about season one of her hit series Dirty John with producer Alana Kode at the 2019 Produced By conference. She tells the story of adapting the podcast for television and explains her role as the showrunner, executive producer and writer on the series.

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Serengeti director/producer John Downer and DP Richard Jones on the Discovery Channel series, the challenges and new technologies for shooting wildlife documentaries

Xavier Grobet, ASC on HBO’s Watchmen, going to film school with Mexican filmmakers Rodrigo Prieto and Alfonso Cuarón, early experience on films Total Recall, Revenge, Before Night Falls

BONUS Episode: Alexandra Cunningham, showrunner of Dirty John on adapting the popular podcast into a television series

Director Yance Ford, DP Alan Jacobsen on Oscar-nominated documentary, Strong Island and the importance of breaking your own rules

Bradford Young, ASC- PART 2: Arrival, directors Denis Villeneuve, Ron Howard, and Ava DuVernay, Solo: A Star Wars Story, When They See Us, working on long form episodic vs. movies

Bradford Young, ASC- PART 1: Selma, directors Dee Rees and Ava DuVernay, Pariah, Mississippi Damned, A Most Violent Year, bringing his personal voice to filmmaking

Suzie Lavelle, DP on the Hulu series Normal People, working with Lenny Abrahamson, BBC series Dr. Who, Sherlock, Vikings, A Discovery of Witches, His Dark Materials

Trevor Forrest talks Little Fires Everywhere, remembering producer/director Lynn Shelton, the TV series I Am the Night, critically acclaimed films Una Noche and Noble

BONUS Episode: Oscar-nominated cinematographer Xiaoding Zhao on the movie Shadow and working with director Zhang Yimou on eleven films, including House of Flying Daggers

Toby Oliver, ACS talks Dead To Me Season 2, working with Jordan Peele on Get Out, horror films The Darkness and Happy Death Day, Mötley Crüe movie The Dirt, and the upcoming Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar

War Stories Vol. 2: Tales from the Set featuring Walt Lloyd, Shana Hagan, Byron Werner, Claudia Raschke, Sal Totino and Ruben Fleischer

BONUS Episode: Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind director/producers Natasha Gregson Wagner and Laurent Bouzereau

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