Nena Erb, ACE initially turned down Joy Ride because she wanted to work on a weird drama but the film team was persistent in bringing her vision onboard. In a race against time, Erb had a rough assembly cut put together four days after filming wrapped.
Composer Nathan Matthew David helps the filmmakers, including writers and producers Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao, navigate the wild ride of a tone with delicacy. David is the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated composer behind Deadly Class, Angie Tribeca, and Surviving R, Kelly. Most recently, he scored Chang Can Dunk and Stephen Curry: Underrated.
Costume designer Tiffany Hasbourne is one of the many artists that contributed to the singular voice of Atlanta. Hasbourne is a prominent stylist as well. She’s worked for brands like Nike and collaborated with artists Missy Elliot, Megan Thee Stallion, and one of the stars of Atlanta, Brian Tyree Henry. She’s a costume designer and stylist with a golden eye, always seeking to enhance what’s on the page. Recently, Hasbourne took the time to talk to us about her work in Atlanta, P-Valley, and beyond.
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Michele Yu and Cindy Chao come as a package deal. Friends and work partners, they’ve served as Production Designers on numerous movies and television shows, and count among their credits The Fuzees, Much Ado About Nothing, Grandma, and A Black Lady Sketch Show (for which they earned an Emmy nomination). Their latest project is the new Disney+ series American Born Chinese, or ABC for short.
Bel-Air Costume Designer Queensylvia Akuchie on Creating Fashionable Garbs That Reference African Identity
Below the Line chatted with Bel Air’s principal Costume Designer, Queensylvia Akuchie about the unique combination of original costumes, garbs relating to African identity, and ultramodern hip wear that she went for in dressing up the various characters.
Settings on the show, Poker Face range from a Texas barbecue pit to a Tennessee race track, testing the ingenuity of production designer Judy Rhee. Most of Poker Face was shot in the Hudson Valley north of New York City, on a schedule so tight that Rhee’s crews were working on as many as four episodes at a time.
Are you losing sleep over a loved one? You might be a caregiver! There currently are 48 million unpaid caregivers in the United States, and 9 out of 10 care for a relative. This responsibility comes in many forms and will touch all of us at some point in our lives. Learn how to be a proactive and empowered caregiver and advocate for the people you love–before a crisis emerges.
The last three years have turned our world and our lives upside down. Just as we are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, we in the industry are now faced with a strike that will impact our financial stability and our overall well-being.
Marvel VFX Editor Anedra Edwards on Her Role in Optimizing the Studio’s Pre- and Post-Production Pipeline
Anedra Edwards is a VFX Editor at Marvel, who recently worked on Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She’s also a far-too-rare woman of color working in visual effects — Kaitlyn Yang, who Below the Line spoke to last year, is another.