In the TV trenches: women directors

I've been lucky enough to have worked a lot recently in TV, and I just realized something cool. Guess what? A majority of my directors lately have been women. In fact, three of my last four guest star jobs were directed by women. And every one of them is among the best in the industry. (Which is obviously a prerequisite, because for every episode, the director's firmly in the hot seat.) Every one of them handles her job with authority, humor, compassion and incredible skill. I'm so proud to have worked with these amazing women. Here are just three of them. Check it out: Fresh Off the Boat (episode "Rancho Contento" airing 3/15/19 on ABC) directed by Jude Weng: The Cool Kids (episode "The Coo

A Night of Splendor: the 2019 Costume Guild Awards

This year's Costume Guild Awards ceremony was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night, and boy, was it gorgeous. Here's a list of all the winners, every one of whom created stunningly evocative contributions to last year's biggest hits of film and television. From the chic, kitschy styles of 1950s New York for The Marvelous Mrs. Maizel (Donna Zakowska, Costume Designer): to the magnificent opulence ofThe Favourite (Sandy Powell, Costume Designer): to the outrageous glamor of Ru Paul's Drag Race (Zaldy Goco, Costume Designer): It was a splendiferous evening, capped by the presentation of the Spotlight Award to the inimitable Glenn Close: From the Costume Guild Awards program: "Glenn Close

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