Articles about Frank Spotnitz
Frank Spotnitz and Emily Feller from Big Light Productions tee up the third and final season of Rai and Netflix’s Medici saga, which continues the story of Lorenzo the Magnificent in Renaissance Florence.
The cast and crew of Medici: Lorenzo the Magnificent reunited in Florence for the launch of this luxurious historical drama. DQ travelled to Italy to hear more about the series.
Lorenzo the Magnificent takes centre stage in the second chapter of Renaissance drama Medici: Masters of Florence. As filming continues apace in Tuscany, DQ speaks to the star and producers of the Rai series, which has built a worldwide audience on Netflix.
As Twin Peaks returns to television after a 26-year absence, DQ explores the wide-reaching impact the series had on the shows and creatives that came after it.
Violence and sex have become common features of TV drama – but are these often graphic depictions key to the success of a show?
DQ visits Big Light Productions to see a writers room in practice as executive producer Frank Spotnitz works on a second season of Ransom.
Luke Roberts and Frank Spotnitz take DQ behind the scenes of Ransom, revealing why this show isn’t just another hostage drama.
Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden are father and son in Medici: Masters of Florence, the story of one family’s rise from simple merchants to power brokers in Renaissance Italy.
Top-tier television writers are in short supply, so how are producers finding new voices for the small screen? DQ investigates.
European dramas like Medici: Masters of Florence and Trapped are in the news this week. There also seems to be growing trend for the TV business to turn to feature film directors.
As Netflix and Amazon continue their global commissioning arms race with new productions in India, Japan, France and the US, CBS has boarded Frank Spotnitz hostage negotiation series Ransom and AMC is adapting David Carr’s memoir.
Does BBC1’s TV audience really care about the idiosyncrasies of North London’s intelligentsia in the Nick Hornby-scripted Love, Nina? Not when they can watch James Nesbitt murder his wife in ITV’s true crime drama The Secret.
As delegates fly home from MipTV in Cannes, Andy Fry looks back at the scripted series that attracted buyers’ attention during the week.