Author: Karen Fredrickson

Claudia Yarmy Talks Amenadiel, the End of ‘Lucifer’ & Her Approach To Directing

Claudia Yarmy has directed some of your favorite episodes of Lucifer, including an important Deckerstar moment. She recently took some time to talk about her approach to directing an episode, whether she has any more episodes coming up, and how she feels about the series.   Music In the Dark: How do you approach the look of a Lucifer episode… Read more →

Behind the Scenes: Eric Cayla Talks About His Time as DP on ‘Shadowhunters’ & the Challenges of Season One

I had the opportunity to talk to Eric Cayla, the Director of Photography (DP) on season one of Shadowhunters. His other work includes Haven, Bomb Girls, and Bellevue.   Music In the Dark: How did you get involved with Shadowhunters? Eric Cayla: I got involved after shooting a series called Haven. I was strongly recommended by the producers to the… Read more →

Norman Buckley Talks Directing ‘Pretty Little Liars’ 10 Years After the Show Premiered

I recently spoke with Norman Buckley, the director of 23 episodes of Pretty Little Liars, on his experiences directing the show, which premiered 10 years ago. His other work includes episodes of Once Upon a Time, Jane the Virgin, Gossip Girl, Chuck, and The OC.   Music In the Dark: How did you approach the look of a Pretty Little… Read more →

A Conversation With ‘High Rise’ Director of Photography

(Republished from 2015)   I talked to High-Rise Director of Photography Laurie Rose about his experience working on the film shortly after they wrapped.   Music In the Dark: What is a ‘day in the life’ like for a director of photography? I think many people aren’t very clear about what cinematography entails, especially as definitions can vary between the… Read more →

10 Years Later: John T Kretchmer Talks Directing White Collar

In the second interview for the 10-year anniversary of White Collar, I spoke to John T. Kretchmer, the director of 12 episodes of White Collar, including “Book of Hours”, “Hard Sell”, “Forging Bonds”, “Under the Radar”, “Checkmate,” and “Borrowed Time.” He has previously directed episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (“School Hard”), Veronica Mars, Burn Notice, and iZombie.   Music… Read more →

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