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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Seeking Imperfection for ‘Y: The Last Man’

We talk with cinematographer Kira Kelly about her intense comic book fandom and why embracing a messy frame was the… Read More

‘What If…?’ Pushed Marvel’s Design Team Into Its Most Daring Arena

We chat with Ryan Meinerding, the Creative Director of Visual Development at Marvel Studios, about knowing when to ditch legacy for… Read More

The Invisible Performers Who Craft ‘Ted Lasso’

We chat with editors A.J. Catoline and Melissa McCoy and casting director Theo Park about the myriad of unseen choices… Read More

Tracey Scott Wilson Explains How ‘Respect’ Became Her Mission

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

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

We chat with the blockbuster producer about the lifetime of movie watching that finally put him and Dwayne Johnson in… Read More

What Makes a Loki?

We chat with Costume Designer Christine Wada and Production Designer Kasra Farahani about the fashion and design that fabricate the… Read More

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

We chat with Wright along with Ron Mael and Russell Mael of Sparks about collaborating and poking fun at themselves… Read More

The Last-Minute VFX That Made Anthony Mackie Captain America

We chat with 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' VFX Supervisor Eric Leven about the many refinements that go into… Read More

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

We chat with the show's director of photography, P.J. Dillon, about how he shot the shield and looking forward to… Read More