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Last Laugh: Dave Finkel

Photo credit: Ray Mickshaw/FOXPhoto credit: Ray Mickshaw/FOXComedy is all fun and games until your contract calls for 25 episodes per season. For Dave Finkel, current New Girl executive producer, it can be sleepless, frustrating work.

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

Exploring the DGA's Assistant Directors Training Program

As important as schooling is to a future career as a director in films and television, it doesn’t guarantee you a job, or even a place in the Directors Guild of America. Internships are helpful for building skills, but they don’t always pay the bills. The Assistant Directors Training Program helps bridge that gap between receiving your degree and actually becoming a working director.

The Sound of Silence: Darryl L. Frank

Despite its unlikely premise, Breaking Bad’s commitment to making the morally complex world of lead character Walter White real is what makes the series palatable to audiences who don’t have a background in dealing meth. The show’s production sound mixer, Darryl L. Frank, is a vital part of that authenticity.

Fantastic Fakery: Adam Chazen

Credit: Pixomondo/HBOCredit: Pixomondo/HBOWorking in visual effects was not the grand plan. With one Emmy win to his credit and another nomination this year, the happy accident has certainly worked out in his favor. Adam Chazen only set out to get a foot in the door toward a career in film.

Catch Me If You Can: David Freid

Last year, millions of viewers switched their televisions to MTV to tune into the weekly docudrama Catfish. The show, which is currently in its second season, follows the online relationships of an unsuspecting victim who has fallen in love with a “catfish,” a person who creates a false identity online and pretends to be someone they are not.

Project Imaginat10n: Long Live Imagination

Growing up with a father who is as famous for being a child actor as he is as an award-winning producer and director certainly gave Bryce Dallas Howard a peek into Hollywood.