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Fright Night: Juan Antonio Bayona

Credit: ShowtimeCredit: ShowtimeThere’s plenty of blood and guts in Showtime’s newest gothic fantasy series, but the real engine behind Penny Dreadful is psychological horror.

Director Nanette Burstein Revisits Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 20 Years After the "Whack Heard Around the World" in ESPN Films' 'The Price of Gold'

Tonya Harding, "The Price of Gold"Tonya Harding, “The Price of Gold”Director Nanette Burstein earned a Directors Guild Award and an Oscar nomination for her first documentary, On the Ropes, a low-budget film shot using a Sony Handycam.

Zachary Heinzerling: Directing 'Cutie and the Boxer'

Zachary Heinzerling has an extensive education in documentary filmmaking. As a camera operator and associate producer, his credits include HBO’s Emmy Award-winning films Breaking the Huddle, Assault in the Ring, and Lombardi.

Michael Semanick: Re-recording Mixer at Skywalker Sound

Re-recording on films isn’t where you start; it’s a job you earn after years of doing every other sound gig. In charge of ensuring that the dialogue, music, and sound effects for motion pictures blend together seamlessly, re-recorders spend years building up experience and trust with directors.

Chuck Sheetz: Directing 'The Simpsons'

Photo: FOXPhoto: FOXAs a kid in Philadelphia in the 1960s and ’70s, Sheetz fell in love with shows like Ralph Bakshi’s Mighty Heroes and old black-and-white Popeye cartoons from the 1930s, which prompted him to shoot his own three-minute animated film. But he didn’t have an animation career in mind when he enrolled in film school at UCLA. In fact, if his roommate hadn’t said, “I’m going to take an animation class.

Handpicked: Lindsay Wolfington

Moving into the profession of music supervision through an unpaid internship she landed thanks to networking connections from a fellow college alum, Wolfington was hired into a full-time position one week after working with supervisors Madonna Wade-Reed and Jennifer Pyken.

True Colors: Parke Gregg

Directors and cinematographers focus on how to tell their story, but it’s people like Parke Gregg who ensure that the visual details of a film work in tandem with the director’s vision. Gregg, a self-taught colorist who’s now co-founder of the video post-production studio

In Focus: Bonnie Blake

Female camera operators are still the exception in film and TV, but that never deterred Bonnie Blake, who’s carved out an impressive career. She’s always in demand, and her credits read like a list of TV’s biggest hits, from Malcolm in the Middle to Monk to CSI: NY.

Freedom Fighter: Ann Shin

In her latest film, The Defector: Escape From North Korea, Canadian director Ann Shin profiles the plight of those who make it out of North Korea with both a traditional documentary that chronicles the human trafficking process and an interactive game that allows players to assume the part of a defecto