World Builders

World Builders

World Builders is an ongoing series of conversations with the most productive and thoughtful behind-the-scenes craftspeople.

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Respect Tracey Scott Wilson

Tracey Scott Wilson Explains How ‘Respect’ Became Her Mission

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Constructing an Aretha Franklin biopic around “Respect” seems obvious, but weaving its theme into every frame requires strategy.

Hiram Garcia Jungle Cruise Producer

Producer Hiram Garcia Explains Why You Don’t Say No to ‘Jungle Cruise’

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We chat with the blockbuster producer about the lifetime of movie watching that finally put him and Dwayne Johnson in a room with Disney executives.

Loki Costume and Production Design Interview

What Makes a Loki?

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We chat with Costume Designer Christine Wada and Production Designer Kasra Farahani about the fashion and design that fabricate the many Lokis.

Edgar Wright Sparks Brothers

Edgar Wright and Sparks are Here to Sell Records and Spread Love

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We chat with Wright along with Ron Mael and Russell Mael of Sparks about collaborating and poking fun at themselves while remaining deadly serious.

Vfx Eric Leven Falcon And Winter Soldier

The Last-Minute VFX That Made Anthony Mackie Captain America

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We chat with ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ VFX Supervisor Eric Leven about the many refinements that go into a Marvel series.

Cinematographer PJ Dillon The Falcon And The Winter Soldier

Cinematography and Iconography in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

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We chat with the show’s director of photography, P.J. Dillon, about how he shot the shield and looking forward to another season.

WandaVision Visual Effects

Why the ‘WandaVision’ Visual Effects Team Went Blue for Vision

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We chat with VFX Supervisor Tara DeMarco about the challenges of capturing a physical performance in a digital construct.

Wandavision Jess Hall Cinematography

How They Shot ‘WandaVision’ with One Camera and 47 Lenses

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We chat with cinematographer Jess Hall about the process of duplicating seven television eras for the Marvel series.

Cherry Henry Jackman Apple Tv

Henry Jackman Cooks Musical Chaos in His Laboratory for ‘Cherry’

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We chat with the composer about embracing instrumental instability to craft the ambiguous score sought by The Russo Brothers.